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Apr 14, 2019

Read the free paper Human Brain/Cloud Interface by our Amara D. Angelica, Frank J. Boehm, Robert A. Freitas Jr., Steven A. Garan, Tad Hogg, Nuno R. B. Martins, Yuriy Svidinenko, and Melanie Swan.
 
This paper describes how neuralnanorobotics may enable a B/CI with controlled connectivity between neural activity and external data storage and processing, via the direct monitoring of the brain’s ~86 × 109 neurons and ~2 × 1014 synapses.

Apr 12, 2019

Our Barbara Marx Hubbard, beloved author and visionary, has passed away. She worked to the end of her life to “Safeguard Humanity”. Read a quote from her!
 
Buckminster Fuller said, “There is no doubt in my mind that Barbara Marx Hubbard — who helped introduce the concept of futurism to society — is the best informed human now alive regarding futurism and the foresights it has produced.”

Apr 11, 2019

The International Society for the Study of Information Summit (IS4SI 2019) will be held June 2–6 at Berkeley, California.
 
Our Paul Saffo will be speaking. Our Mark Burgin will be running a miniconference on Theoretical Information Studies (TIS) at this event. Our Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic will also be running a miniconference on Morphological & Unconventional Computing at this event. Our Raffaela Giovagnoli will be running a miniconference on Habits and Rituals at this event as well.
 
This summit will discuss the theoretical, practical, and ethical challenges posed by the growth of information technology. The theme of the 2019 Summit will focus on what AI is, isn’t, could be, and shouldn’t be, as well as to consider how it is related to mental processes produced by brains and to the different concepts of information.

Apr 6, 2019

Read issue #200 of Lifeboat News!

Apr 4, 2019

Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe joins our Geology/Geophysics Board.
 
Francisca is a geoscientist specializing in palynology and sedimentology, with the former including studies of pollen and other palynomorphs within sediments and sedimentary rocks as a proxy for biostratigraphic, palaeoecological, and palaeoclimatic reconstructions. She also integrates palynofacies with organic geochemistry.

Apr 4, 2019

Jim Sevey, Director of Scientific Field Development at Titan Spine, joins our Biotech/Medical Board.

Apr 4, 2019

Anand Rao, Global Artificial Intelligence Lead at PwC, joins our Robotics/AI Board.

Apr 4, 2019

Brian M. Delaney joins our Life Extension Board. Brian is the President of the Age Reversa Network, President of the Society for Age Reversal, and for more than 23 years, the President and the Founder of Calorie Restriction Society International.

Apr 4, 2019

Stala Kioupi, Medical Officer at the Cyprus Ministry of Health, joins our Biotech/Medical Board.

Apr 4, 2019

Wayne W. Alward, Jr., Founder of Alnilam Space, joins our Space Settlement Board.

Mar 31, 2019

EUROPT 2019 will be held June 28–29 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. This workshop is the annual event of the EUROPT continuous optimization working group of EURO (The Association of European Operational Research Societies).
 
Our Edmondo Minisci and Massimiliano Vasile will be speaking. Learn more!

Mar 31, 2019

ISDC 2019 – International Space Development Conference will be held June 6–9 in Arlington, Virginia.
 
This conference brings together leading managers, engineers, scientists, educators, and business people from the civilian, military, commercial, entrepreneurial, and grassroots advocacy space sectors to work toward a common goal of developing a space-faring civilization.
 
Our Martine Rothblatt and John Strickland Jr. will be speaking. Previous featured speakers included our Buzz Aldrin and Alan Stern. Learn more!

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Upcoming Events

The 1st Mediterranean Congress of Anti-aging Medicine will be held in Larnaca, Cyprus on April 13–14.
 
Our Marios Kyriazis is Conference Chair. Our José Cordeiro, Brian M. Delaney, João Pedro de Magalhães, Stala Kioupi, Ilia Stambler, and Nektarios Tavernarakis will be speaking. Learn more!


The 10th IAASS International Space Safety Conference will be held in El Segundo, California on May 15–17.
 
Our Dallas Bienhoff, Michael Kezirian, Joseph Pelton, and Tommaso Sgobba will be speaking/participating. Learn more!

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