Lifeboat News #161

#161

Lifeboat News

This issue published on 12/01/15. Copyright 2015 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

We Reached #1!

We got as high as #1! We are currently #2 on the “Hot New Releases in Science Fiction Anthologies” on Amazon. Get our “Visions of the Future” at http://amzn.to/1mlfcaw
 
Other Lifeboat Foundation books include “The Human Race to the Future: What Could Happen – and What to Do” at http://amzn.to/1O6uADY and “Prospects for Human Survival” at http://amzn.to/1P4ibiE
 
Also, anyone who posts a review on Amazon for “Visions of the Future” or our other books by the end of February has a chance to win an autographed copy of “Split Second” by Douglas E. Richards. You can learn about “Split Second” at http://amzn.to/1ncnlOS
 
You can learn more at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/we-got...o1mlfcaw

Blog

Shailesh Prasad has now created over 1,000 blog posts! Read the full list of his posts at http://lifeboat.com/blog/author/shailesh-prasad
 
Karen Hurst joins our blog team with the post “Why We Need A Legal Definition Of Artificial Intelligence” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/why-we...lligence
 
Roman Mednitzer joins our blog team with the post “Atlas, an Implantable Shock Absorber for Your Knee” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/atlas-...our-knee
 
Genevieve O’Hagan joins our blog team with the post “Teslasuit lets virtual reality reach out and touch you” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/teslas...ouch-you
 
Recent interesting blog posts include:
 
“Are We Smart Enough to Control Artificial Intelligence?” by Sean Cusack at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/are-we...lligence
 
“Audi building 3D printed rover to drive across the Moon” by Klaus Baldauf at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/audi-b...the-moon
 
“DARPA Advance Breaks New Ground for Operating In Congested Electromagnetic Spectrum” by Dan Kummer at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/darpa-...spectrum
 
“Ford Starts Autonomous Vehicle Testing In The Snow” by Shailesh Prasad at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/ford-s...the-snow
 
“Half the World Lives on 1% of Its Land, Mapped” by Odette Gregory at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/half-t...-citylab
 
“How to Teleport Info Out of a Black Hole” by Karen Hurst at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/how-to...ack-hole
 
“Human-Animal Chimera” by Genevieve O’Hagan at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/human-...-chimera
 
“Insertables: I’ve got IT under my skin” by Roman Mednitzer at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/insert...-my-skin
 
“Introducing the Bitcoin Economics Course” by Travis Patron at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/introd...s-course
 
“Major Mouse Testing To Fast Track Regenerative Medicine” by Steve Hill at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/major-...medicine
 
“Material Could Harvest Sunlight” by Early Boykins III at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/materi...sunlight
 
“Ray Kurzweil on Giving Future AI the Right to Vote [Video]” by Karen Hurst at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/ray-ku...te-video
 
“Researchers Ride New Sound Wave to Health Discovery” by Montie Adkins at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/resear...iscovery
 
“Rumors Are Flying That We Finally Found Gravitational Waves” by Sean Brazell at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/rumors...al-waves
 
“Scientists test a device that could produce, detect, control gravitational field” by Andreas Matt at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/scient...al-field
 
“Sun Still Capable Of Monstrous Super-Flares, Say Astronomers” by Bruce Dorminey at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/sun-st...ronomers
 
“This Exoskeleton Lets You Know What It is to Age” by Roy at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/this-e...s-to-age
 
“Watch ISS Commander Chris Hadfield Cover David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’… In Space” by Matthew White at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/watch-...in-space
 
“Will Artificial Intelligence Read Your Mind? Scientific Research Analyzes Brainwaves To Predict Words Before You Speak” by Aleksandar Vukovic at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/01/will-a...ou-speak

Growing Membership

Recent donations/pledges we have received since our last newsletter:
 
Michael Dickey: $85, Sergio M.L. Tarrero: $85, Philippe Van Nedervelde: $85, Kenneth P. Weiss: $85, Venita Davis: $25, Nicholas MacDonald: $25, 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, Alex T. Barak: $1, The Baseball Bat Reviews Site: $1, A. Dawn Hayes: $1, ImagineU: $1, Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy: $1, and Scott Wagner and Associates: $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.