Lifeboat News #158

#158

Lifeboat News

This issue published on 09/01/15. Copyright 2015 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

UAS TAAC 2015 (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) will be held December 7–10, 2015 in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico.
 
Learn more at https://taac.psl.nmsu.edu

High Power Laser Ablation & Directed Energy Symposium

The 11th International High Power Laser Ablation & Directed Energy Symposium will be held April 4–7, 2016 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
 
Learn more at http://usasymposium.com/hpla

Brain, Spinal Cord Mapping and Image Guided Therapy

The 13th Annual Conference of SBMT on Brain, Spinal Cord Mapping and Image Guided Therapy will be held April 8th to April 10th, 2016 in Miami, Florida.
 
Learn more at http://www.worldbrainmapping.org

ASCE Earth and Space

ASCE Earth and Space 2016 will be held April 11–15, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Our Phil Metzger is a chair of this conference.
 
Learn more at http://earthspaceconf.mst.edu

Space Development Conference

The 35th Annual International Space Development Conference will be held May 18–22, 2016 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
 
Learn more at http://isdc.nss.org/2016

AGE 45th Annual Meeting

The AGE 45th Annual Meeting, Targeting Aging: The Ultimate Preventative Medicine will be held June 3–6, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. Our Holly Brown-Borg and Kevin Perrott will be participating.
 
Learn more at http://www.americanagingassociation.org

DUXU16

DUXU16 (Design of User eXperience and Usability 2016) will be held July 17–22, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. Our Peter B. Lloyd will be chairing the HCI & Science Fiction session which will also encompass blue-sky research that is so far from realization that the science fiction modality of exploring hypothetical scenarios is appropriate.
 
Learn more at http://2016.hci.international/duxu

World Science Fiction Convention

The 74th World Science Fiction Convention will be held August 17–21, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri.
 
Learn more at http://midamericon2.org

Blog

Our blog is averaging over 10 posts a day. Check it out at http://lifeboat.com/blog
 
Montie Adkins joins our blog team with the post “The creature with the key to immortality?” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/10/the-cr...ortality
 
Early Boykins III joins our blog team with the post “Electrical circuit made of gel can repair itself” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/08/electr...r-itself
 
Colin Gallagher joins our blog team with the post “A Greater Giving Potential: Introducing Micro-Donations in Bytecoin” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/10/greate...otential
 
Jay-R Gatdula joins our blog team with the post “Digital Currencies: A Reckoning of Aggressive Economic Advancement” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/09/digita...ancement
 
Valentina Lencautan joins our blog team with the post “The 5 common traits of negligibly senescent species” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/09/the-5-...-species
 
Jonah Lissner joins our blog team with the post “The theory of parallel universes is not just maths — it is science that can be tested” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/09/the-th...e-tested
 
Andreas Matt joins our blog team with the post “Computer that could outlive the universe a step closer” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/10/comput...p-closer
 
Thomas Munyon joins our blog team with the post “Graphene Just The Tip Of The 2D Materials Iceberg For Clean Technology” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/08/graphe...chnology
 
David Orrell joins our blog team with the post “Bitcoin needs a quantum theory of money” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/08/bitcoi...of-money
 
Michael Paton joins our blog team with the post “Blockchain & Artificial Intelligence” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/09/blockc...lligence
 
Michael Phillips joins our blog team with the post “Exotic Pentaquark Particle Discovery & CERN’s Massive Data Center” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/08/exotic...a-center
 
Robert James Powles joins our blog team with the post “Hacking The Nervous System: Are Electroceuticals The Future?” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/10/hackin...e-future
 
Laura Samsò joins our blog team with the post “FDA approved the first 3D-printed prescription drug” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/08/last-w...ion-drug
 
Aleksandar Vukovic joins our blog team with the post “A Dying Young Woman’s Hope in Cryonics and a Future” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2015/09/a-dyin...a-future

Growing Membership

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, Primal Dragon: $10, Alexander Macrae: $10, Aaron Mayzes: $10, Philip Morehead: $10, Roland Schiefer: $10, Peter Smafield: $10, Joel D. Ticknor: $10, The Baez Law Firm: $1, Barbas, Nuñez, Sanders, Butler & Hovsepian: $1, Larry E. Bray: $1, Bubley & Bubley: $1, Carnal & Mansfield: $1, Foundation Repair Tulsa: $1, Fox & Farley: $1, Tony Moss: $1, Peregrine Law: $1, Pike & Lustig: $1, Reed & Reed: $1, Paul E. Riffel: $1, Roman & Roman: $1, Romero Law Firm: $1, The Skier Law Firm: $1, Sobel, Poss & Moore: $1, Spray Foam Insulation Dallas: $1, and Ira H. Weinstock: $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.