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Dec 16, 2014

The Lifeboat Foundation Guardian Award is annually bestowed upon a respected scientist or public figure who has warned of a future fraught with dangers and encouraged measures to prevent them.
 
The 2014 Lifeboat Foundation Guardian Award has been given to Elon Musk in recognition of his warnings about artificial intelligence, his promotion of space exploration including the creation of self-sustaining space colonies, and his efforts to improve our environment with electric cars and to expand solar energy generation.
 
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Dec 2, 2014

Read issue #148 of Lifeboat News!

Nov 28, 2014

Sebastian Hagen joins our Robotics/AI Board.

Nov 28, 2014

Robin Smith, Head of Privacy at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, joins our Futurists Board.

Nov 27, 2014

XPRIZE Vanguard Desiree Duffy joins our Futurists Board.

Nov 11, 2014

Nicklas Bergman joins our Futurists Board. As part of an emerging research project at Lund University in Sweden, Nicklas is focusing on humankind's relationship to technology and technological development, and more specifically on the business implications of multi-disciplinary and transformative emerging technologies in the coming 5 to 50 years.

Nov 11, 2014

Brady McKenna, Consultant/Researcher at Tecmap Consulting, joins our New Money Systems Board.

Nov 10, 2014

Diana Chernoff-Pate joins our Futurists Board.

Nov 9, 2014

Tim Swast, author of An Introduction to Markov Chains, joins our Information Sciences Board.

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