Lifeboat News #153

#153

Lifeboat News

This issue published on 04/01/15. Copyright 2015 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

Kenneth W. Harris Memorial

The Lifeboat Foundation mourns the passing of our Kenneth W. Harris who worked to “Safeguard Humanity” until the end of his life. Ken also served the World Future Society and its National Capital chapter for many years. He was also a field editor on transportation for TechCast Global and a member of the Association for Professional Futurists.
 
Learn more at http://lifeboat.com/ex/bios.kenneth.w.harris

Social Media

The Lifeboat Foundation has become much more active on social media. We now have over 3,000 followers at https://twitter.com/lifeboathq, over 5,000 members at https://www.facebook.com/groups/lifeboatfoundation, and nearly 1,000 members at http://www.linkedin.com/e/gis/35656/2B322944A8E3.

Blog

Recent interesting blog posts include:
 
“The Coming Problem of Our iPhones Being More Intelligent Than Us” by Seb at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/04/the-co...-than-us
 
“Crypto-Info Approach to the Ethics of Genetic Engineering” by Benjamin T. Solomon at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/04/crypto...ineering
 
“Game-Changing Technologies” by Mark Nall at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/04/game-c...nologies
 
“Injustice, Ethereum, and the information renaissance… by Rob Chamberlain at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/04/injust...aissance
 
“Robotic EQ” by Mark Nall at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/04/robotic-eq
 
“Should We Arm the International Space Station With Lasers to Destroy Space Junk?” by Seb at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/04/should...ace-junk
 
“SpaceX’s Success” by Benjamin T. Solomon at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/04/spacexs-success
 
“They’re Alive! Watch These Mini 3D Printed Organs Beat Just Like Hearts” by Seb at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/04/theyre...e-hearts
 
“To be a Space Faring Civilization” by Benjamin T. Solomon at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/04/to-be-...lization
 
“What If We Had Another Earth?” by Mark Nall at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/04/what-i...er-earth
 
“What Kind of Thing Is Moore’s Law?” by Seb at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/04/what-k...ores-law

Growing Membership

Recent donations/pledges we have received since our last newsletter:
 
Humberto Castaneda: $200, Maciamo Hay: $120, Michael Dickey: $85, Sergio M.L. Tarrero: $85, Philippe Van Nedervelde: $85, Kenneth P. Weiss: $85, Matthew L. McGuirl: $25, Anonymous: $10, Nicola Preston Bell: $10, Rebecca R. Cooper: $10, Alexander Macrae: $10, Aaron Mayzes: $10, Philip Morehead: $10, Roland Schiefer: $10, Peter Smafield: $10, Joel D. Ticknor: $10, Kelley White-Ricks: $10, and Chris B. Porter: $3.
 
Our Join Us page at https://lifeboat.com/ex/join.us now allows you to pay for your membership anywhere from monthly to every ten years.