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Apr 23, 2019

Our Janet Ivey is now President of Explore Mars, the world’s most influential nonprofit committed to advancing the cause of human exploration of Mars. Learn more!

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!

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Upcoming Events

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!


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.

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