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Oct 1, 2014

The Lifeboat Foundation GETAS threat level has been raised from Guarded to Elevated due to “Largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to USA.”
 
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Sep 28, 2014

We now accept monero donations at monero address 42BToafqtFZDrGPVzWrTCoG2fd2joMvK4BGV3tiQFnE1HhyQ
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Sep 25, 2014

Guardian Award winner Lord Martin Rees, author of Our Final Hour: A Scientist's Warning, joins our Cosmology Board.
 
His other awards include the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society, the Balzan International Prize, the Bruce Medal of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, the Heineman Prize for Astrophysics (AAS/AIP), the Bower Award for Science of the Franklin Institute, the Cosmology Prize of the Peter Gruber Foundation, the Einstein Award of the World Cultural Council, the Crafoord Prize (Royal Swedish Academy), the Templeton Prize, and the Isaac Newton Medal.
 
Martin holds the honorary title of Astronomer Royal and has received honorary degrees from a number of universities including Sussex, Uppsala, Toronto, Durham, Oxford, London, Yale, Greenwich, Melbourne, and Sydney.

Sep 24, 2014

Nikki Olson joins our Ethics Board. Nikki produced the following educational videos for the Lifeboat Foundation: Existential Risks, Mixed and Virtual Reality, and The AI Physician. The Existential Risks video is currently our trailer video for our YouTube channel.

Sep 18, 2014

Read issue #146 of Lifeboat News!

Sep 18, 2014

Len Rosen, owner of 21st Century Tech Blog, joins our Futurists Board.

Sep 17, 2014

Keith Comito, President of the Life Extension Advocacy Foundation, joins our Life Extension Board.

Sep 16, 2014

Frans van Wamel, Founder of Tobrea 3 Sigma Systems Engineering, joins our Engineering Board.

Sep 15, 2014

Paul Nakata, Technical Account Manager at GitHub, joins our Futurists Board.

Sep 14, 2014

Richard Morris joins our Neuroscience Board. Richard invented and developed the water maze as a method to study spatial learning, discovered the role of NMDA receptors in learning, and co-developed the synaptic tagging theory of the persistence of memory.

Sep 14, 2014

Laina Greene, Executive Director at IBS Tower, joins our Business Board.

Sep 13, 2014

Jose Paolo Huelgas, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Specialist at Bitwage, joins our New Money Systems Board.

Sep 13, 2014

Ageesen Sri, Executive Officer at SecuraCoin, joins our Finance Board.

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Our Vitalik Buterin, Neil Fincham, Charlie Lee, Hass McCook, and Stephen L. Reed will be speaking at Hashers United which will be held October 10–11, 2014 at the Tuscany Hotel and Casino located in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Hashers United is the first global conference focused on the critical issues facing cryptocurrency miners.

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