The Lifeboat Foundation is a nonprofit nongovernmental organization dedicated to encouraging scientific advancements while helping humanity survive existential risks and possible misuse of increasingly powerful technologies, including genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and robotics/AI, as we move towards the Singularity.
Lifeboat Foundation is pursuing a variety
including helping to accelerate the development of technologies to
humanity, including new methods to combat viruses
(such as RNA interference and new vaccine methods), effective
nanotechnological defensive strategies, and even self-sustaining
in case the other defensive strategies fail.
that, in some
situations, it might be feasible to relinquish technological capacity in
the public interest (for example, we are against the U.S. government
posting the recipe for the 1918 flu virus on the
We have some of the best minds on the planet working
programs to enable our survival.
We invite you to join