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Oct 31, 2014

Read issue #147 of Lifeboat News!

Oct 26, 2014

The Lifeboat Foundation mourns the passing of our Joseph F. Coates who worked to “Safeguard Humanity” until the end of his life.
 
Joe’s memorial service will be held at the Mount Airy Mansion in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, on Saturday, November 8th. The memorial will begin promptly at 2 pm; you are invited to arrive shortly after 1 pm. After the memorial, everyone will enjoy drinks, snacks, and conversation until 5 pm. There will also be an opportunity to speak “as the spirit moves you”. If you would like to attend and/or speak at the memorial, send an email to [email protected] with the subject “Lifeboat Foundation Joseph F. Coates”. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that friends consider a donation to Joe’s favorite charity, Covenant House New York.

Oct 25, 2014

Douglas Miller, on the Advisory Council at Entrepreneurship at Cornell, joins our Business Board.

Oct 25, 2014

Glynn Burke, Owner of Rescue Assist, joins our Business Board.

Oct 21, 2014

Rōnin Coder Henrik Jonsson joins our Information Sciences Board.

Oct 21, 2014

Gordon Irlam, Founder of the GRI Charitable Foundation, joins our Biotech/Medical Board.

Oct 20, 2014

Gary Basin, author of Organizations as Organisms: Multi-Human Collectives, joins our Human Trajectories Board.

Oct 19, 2014

William Hertling, author of A.I. Apocalypse, joins our Futurists Board.

Oct 9, 2014

Our Vasant Honavar, W. Bradley Knox, Sven Koenig, Benjamin Kuipers, Sriraam Natarajan, Peter Stone, and Matthew E. Taylor are participating in the Twenty-Ninth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-15) which will be held January 25–29, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas, USA. The purpose of this conference is to promote research in artificial intelligence (AI) and scientific exchange among AI researchers, practitioners, scientists, and engineers in affiliated disciplines.

Oct 8, 2014

Sven Koenig joins our Robotics/AI Board. Sven is coauthor of Incremental Heuristic Search in AI.

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Our Vasant Honavar, W. Bradley Knox, Sven Koenig, Benjamin Kuipers, Sriraam Natarajan, Peter Stone, and Matthew E. Taylor are participating in the Twenty-Ninth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-15) which will be held January 25–29, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas, USA. The purpose of this conference is to promote research in artificial intelligence (AI) and scientific exchange among AI researchers, practitioners, scientists, and engineers in affiliated disciplines.

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