At WorldFuture 2015, we will be holding an informal dinner on Saturday,
July 25 at 6pm at the Hilton Union Square Hotel in San Francisco,
RSVP by sending an email with the subject “Lifeboat Foundation Dinner” to
Learn about WorldFuture 2015 at http://www.worldfuture2015.org/
Upcoming Books: Three Covers Available
Our books “Visions of the Future”, “Prospects for Human Survival”, and
the 3rd edition of “The Human Race to the Future” are almost ready to be
We are pleased to report that David Brin has just completed an afterword for Visions of the Future. The latest cover of Visions of the Future (which is a monster 650 pages!) is at http://lifeboat.com/pdfs/visions.of.the...over.pdf.
The latest cover for Prospects for Human Survival is at http://lifeboat.com/images/prospects.fo...over.jpg
The latest cover for the 3rd edition of The Human Race to the Future is at http://lifeboat.com/images/the.human.ra...ture.jpg
We wish to thank J. Daniel Batt for his hard work in editing Visions of the Future and creating the covers for all three books.
If you wish to search a book for typos or would like to help with the upcoming marketing campaigns, send an email to
Read “3D Printer in Every School: Education reform merged with healthcare” at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140730...hor-card
Watch “Thermal SSP Concept” at https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=p...rj35HcbQ
Eshel Ben-Jacob Memorial
The Lifeboat Foundation mourns the passing of our Eshel Ben-Jacob who
worked to “Safeguard Humanity” until the end of his life.
Eshel was a theoretical and experimental physicist at Tel Aviv University, holder of the Maguy-Glass Chair in Physics of Complex Systems, and Fellow of the Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) at Rice University.
Learn more at http://lifeboat.com/ex/bios.eshel.ben-jacob
Sean Brazell joins our blog team with the post “South Korean Team Kaist
wins DARPA Robotics Challenge” at
Scott Davis joins our blog team with the post “Cheetah robot lands the running jump” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/06/cheeta...-w-video
Bryan Gatton joins our blog team with the post “Genetically Modifying Mosquitoes to Eliminate Disease” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/06/geneti...-disease
Matthew Holt joins our blog team with the post “Scientists Just Invented the Neural Lace” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/06/scient...ral-lace
Dan Kummer joins our blog team with the post “Soon, Your Sex Doll Will Have An Intelligent Conversation With You” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/06/soon-y...with-you
Albert Sanchez joins our blog team with the post “UK woman can ride bike for first time with ‘world’s most lifelike bionic hand’” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/06/uk-wom...nic-hand
Recent interesting blog posts include:
“FDA Approves BrainPort, Device That Allows The Blind To ‘See’ With Their Tongues” by Lily Graca at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/06/fda-ap...-tongues
“The Future of Superhuman Technology” by Zoltan Istvan at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/06/the-fu...chnology
“Google’s artificial-intelligence bot says the purpose of living is ‘to live forever’” by Scott Davis at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/06/google...-forever
“Kurzweil Responds to ‘When Robots Are Everywhere, What Will Humans Be Good For?’” by Seb at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/06/kurzwe...d-j-hill
“The Living, Breathing ‘Human on a Chip’ Is Coming” by Albert Sanchez at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/06/the-li...s-coming
“‘Microswimmer’ robots to drill through blocked arteries within four years” by Sean Brazell at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/06/micros...ur-years
“The Millennium Project’s ‘2015-16 State of the Future’ report on the Prospects of the Global Outlook to be released July 31st” by Odette Gregory at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/06/the-mi...uly-31st
“Is Photon Based Propulsion, the Future?” by Benjamin T. Solomon at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/06/is-pho...e-future
“Why Scientists Have Been Scared of Space Germs for Almost 50 Years” by Matthew Holt at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/06/why-sc...50-years
“World’s first underground urban farm opens for business in London” by Bryan Gatton at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/06/worlds...n-london
Recent donations/pledges we have received since our last newsletter:
Humberto Castaneda: $200, Michael Dickey: $85, Sergio M.L. Tarrero: $85, Philippe Van Nedervelde: $85, Kenneth P. Weiss: $85, Matthew L. McGuirl: $25, Brent L. Reitze: $25, Anonymous: $10, Rebecca R. Cooper: $10, Alexander Macrae: $10, Aaron Mayzes: $10, Philip Morehead: $10, Roland Schiefer: $10, Peter Smafield: $10, Joel D. Ticknor: $10, Compare Online Broker: $1, EnergoGlobal: $1, Florida Divorce & Family Law: $1, MileMark Media: $1, Site Surgeon: $1, and Urban Mattress San Antonio: $1.
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.