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Apr 17, 2015

Dan Schmitt, Founder of Open Source Capitalism, joins our Business Board.

Apr 2, 2015

We have made progress on our Interactive Friendly AI project and have a prototype available at
The most interesting part of this project is that our AI can use multiple engines that are hosted at and elsewhere. If you have an engine that you wish to include in this project, let us know.
Even if you are not a programmer you can provide flowcharts detailing questions and answers you think our AI should know. Email [email protected] with the subject “Lifeboat Foundation AI” if you wish to help in any way including providing feedback.

Apr 1, 2015

Our Nick Gogerty will be giving a keynote on evolution, economics, and risk at Singularity University on April 24th. Learn more!

Mar 31, 2015

Read issue #152 of Lifeboat News!

Mar 27, 2015

Mark Nall joins our blog team with the post The Robotic Double-Edged Sword.

Mar 23, 2015

Geoff Marcy joins our Astrobiology/SETI Board. Geoff discovered 70 of the first 100 extrasolar planets known.

Mar 12, 2015

International bestselling author Jeremy Robinson joins our Futurists Board. He has authored more than fifty novels and novellas including XOM-B, Island 731, SecondWorld, and the Jack Sigler thriller series.

Mar 9, 2015

Johan Scholtz, Business Development Consultant at ZAQ, joins our Business Board.

Mar 9, 2015

Africa2Moon Mission Ambassador Olufisayo Jejelowo joins our Space Settlement Board.

Mar 8, 2015

Paul Grzegorzek, author of Flare, joins our Futurists Board.

Mar 8, 2015

International Finserv Executive Claudio Migliore joins our New Money Systems Board.

Mar 7, 2015

Mary Rickert, author of The Memory Garden, joins our Futurists Board.

Mar 7, 2015

Jacqueline Druga, author of Contagious, joins our Futurists Board.

Mar 7, 2015

Bas Steunebrink, coauthor of Bounded Seed-AGI, joins our Robotics/AI Board.

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Upcoming Events

Our Itamar Arel, Joscha Bach, Eric Baum, Antonio Chella, Stan Franklin, Deon Garrett, Ben Goertzel, Marcus Hutter, Matthew Iklé, Randal Koene, Kai-Uwe Kühnberger, Moshe Looks, Alexey Potapov, Rafal Rzepka, Jürgen Schmidhuber, Bas Steunebrink, Claes Strannegård, Kristinn Thórisson, Julian Togelius, Viktoras Veitas, Pei Wang, David Weinbaum (Weaver), and Roman Yampolskiy are participating in The Eighth Conference on Artificial General Intelligence (AGI-15) which will be held July 22–25, 2015 at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Germany.
This conference gathers an international group of leading academic and industry researchers involved in scientific and engineering work aimed directly toward the goal of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI).

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