Lifeboat News #168

#168

Lifeboat News

This issue published on 07/01/16. Copyright 2016 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

Anti Ageing Conference London

The BSAAM’s 13th Annual Anti Ageing Conference London 2016 will be held October 13–15 in London. Our Aubrey de Grey, Marios Kyriazis, and Avijit Roy will be participating.
 
Learn more at http://www.antiageingconference.com

Mobile Payments Latin America Summit

The Mobile Payments Latin America Summit will be held Sep 20–21 in Miami, Florida USA. You can save $250 with the discount code Lifeboat250. The Lifeboat Foundation is a Media Partner of this event.
 
Learn more at http://www.openmobilemedia.com/mobile-p...-america

O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference

The O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference will be held September 26–27 in New York City, NY. Save 20% with discount code UGLETM.
 
Discover the real-world opportunities of applied artificial intelligence. AI is (finally) driving an explosion in intelligent software — bots, agents, voice, and IoT interfaces. Learn how to implement AI in real-world projects today and explore what the future holds for intelligence engineering.
 
Learn more at http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/21225

The Future of Humanity Conference

The Future of Humanity Conference will be held September 24, 2016 in New York, NY.
 
This one-day event explores what the future means from a human perspective — not just what technologies will take us there — but deeper philosophical questions: How we will define sentience? How people will choose to live and govern themselves? How we will communicate? What is the art and ethics that humans will bring with them into this new era?
 
Learn more at http://www.meetup.com/PaxSolaria/events/231517422

Eurosymposium on Healthy Ageing

The Eurosymposium on Healthy Ageing will be held Sep 29–Oct 1 in Brussels, Belgium.
 
Learn more at http://www.eha-heales.org

Ljubljana Forum: Green Cities & Smart Infrastructure

Ljubljana Forum: Green Cities & Smart Infrastructure will be held October 6–7 in Slovenia. Ljubljana Forum is an annual gathering that combines knowledge and experience of city governance and defines key areas, visions, and strategies of the future development of cities.
 
Learn more at http://www.ljubljanaforum.org/2016

ENDOTREND

ENDOTREND, a sustainable festival of music + art + education + film, will be held October 1 in Denver, Colorado, USA.
 
Learn more at http://www.endotrend.com/projects

Capital Markets Blockchain Conference

The Capital Markets Blockchain Conference will be held September 9 in London. This conference is focused on bringing together financial institutions and investment and trading experts with those at the cutting edge of #Fintech development in the cryptocurrency world.
 
Learn more at http://digitalcurrencysumm.it/london-ca...ockchain

The Heroic Future

The Heroic Future: A live documentary series about reimagining the world of tomorrow, in order to rebuild the world today will be held September 20–22 in the Bay Area, California.
 
Learn more at http://www.alexsteffen.com/thf_tickets

8 Laws of Change

8 Laws of Change: How to be an agent of personal and social transformation will be held September 28–October 2 in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
 
Learn more at https://hollyhock.ca/programinfo/stephe...schwartz

GlideWing Online Workshop

The GlideWing online workshop: Opening to the Infinite will be held September 3–25.
 
Learn more at http://www.glidewing.com/sas/opening_to...ome.html

Devcon2

Devcon2 will be held September 19–21 in Shanghai, China. This conference discusses Ethereum R&D and topics relevant to the Ethereum development community.
 
Learn more at https://ethereumfoundation.org/devcon

Immersive Technology Summit

The Immersive Technology Summit will be held October 11 in Bellevue, Washington, USA. This summit discusses virtual, augmented, and mixed reality technologies.
 
Learn more at http://immersesummit.com

Mars City PowerLab Workshop

Mars City PowerLab Workshop 2016 will be held September 15–28 and will be hosted by the University of Southern California.
 
Learn more at http://www.marscityfoundation.org

Bitcoin Wednesday

Bitcoin Wednesday 39 will be held September 7 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Free tickets are available at http://www.meetup.com/BitcoinWednesday/...26293637

Ai for Scientific Progress

AI for Scientific Progress: Bringing Digital Control to Physical Matter will be held September 30–October 2 in Palo Alto, California.
 
Learn more at http://ai2016.foresight.org

Machines That Think

Watch “Machines That Think: The good, bad and scary of Artificial Intelligence” by James Canton at TEDxMarin on September 17th in California at http://www.tedxmarin.org

Greg Bear Wins Galaxy Award

Our Greg Bear has received the 27th Annual Galaxy Award from publisher SFWorld in China, as China’s favorite foreign SF author!
 
Learn more at http://www.gregbear.com/news.php#52

OncoSENS Control Alt Delete Cancer

Support OncoSENS Control ALT Delete Cancer at https://www.lifespan.io/campaigns/sens-...e-cancer
 
This program implements high-throughput screening of a library of diverse drugs to find treatments for ‘ALT’ cancers, those which rely on Alternative Lengthening of Telomeres.

Human Underwater Society

Learn about the Human Underwater Society at http://www.humanunderwatersociety.org

Books

Read “Future Smart: Managing the Game-Changing Trends that Will Transform Your World” at http://amzn.to/2bp0XOm

Blog

Elmar Arunov joins our blog team with the post “How Today’s Jungle of Artificial Intelligence Will Spawn Sentience” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/how-to...entience
 
Blair Erickson joins our blog team with the post “How to Build Your Own Starter House in Just 5 Steps — for $25,000” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/how-to...or-25000
 
Carse Peel joins our blog team with the post “The Chimera Quandary: Is It Ethical To Create Hybrid Embryos?” at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/the-ch...-embryos
 
Recent interesting blog posts include:
 
“Aubrey de Grey — Pushing back Death” by Steve Hill at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/aubrey...ck-death
 
“The Cosmic Speed Limit” by Andreas Matt at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/the-co...ed-limit
 
“A First: Israeli Scientists ‘Have Used the Human Mind to Control Nano Robots Inside a Living Creature’” by Shailesh Prasad at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/a-firs...creature
 
“Flirtey flies pies for Domino’s in New Zealand” by Shailesh Prasad at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/flirte...-zealand
 
“How quantum computers will change the world of hacking” by Karen Hurst at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/how-qu...-hacking
 
“If You Edit Genes Using CRISPR, Can You Undo the Effects?” by Roman Mednitzer at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/if-you...-effects
 
“Liquid Metals to ‘Soft-Wire’ Elastic Electronics” by Karen Hurst at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/liquid...ctronics
 
“Menopause reversed as scientists successfully ‘rejuvenate women’s ovaries’” by Steve Hill at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/menopa...-ovaries
 
“Now You Can Print Parts For Your Motherboards With 3D Printer” by Karen Hurst at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/now-yo...-printer
 
“Pal-V One Flying Car” by Elmar Arunov at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/pal-v-...ying-car
 
“Physicist finds entanglement instantly gives rise to a wormhole” by Andreas Matt at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/physic...wormhole
 
“Quantum correlations do not imply instant causation” by Andreas Matt at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/quantu...ausation
 
“Ray Kurzweil Explores How Self-Driving Cars Will Choose Between Life or Death” by Elmar Arunov at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/ray-ku...or-death
 
“SpaceX’s biggest rival is developing ‘space trucks’ to ferry cargo in an orbital economy” by Klaus Baldauf at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/spacex...-economy
 
“The ‘star in a jar’ that could provide limitless energy on Earth: US Government reveals experiments to create compact fusion plants” by Carse Peel at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/the-st...n-plants
 
“‘Terminators’ will be built by our enemies, says top US military chief” by Dan Kummer at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/termin...ry-chief
 
“Tesla Unveils the World’s Fastest Production Car: 0 to 60 in 2.5 Seconds” by Shailesh Prasad at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/tesla-...-seconds
 
“This russian billionaire has a plan to explore Proxima b, our closest Earth-like planet” by Klaus Baldauf at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2016/08/this-r...e-planet

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