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Aug 13, 2019

Read the book Nano.

Jul 22, 2019

Read issue #203 of Lifeboat News!

Jul 21, 2019

The ASHI/BANFF Joint Scientific Meeting will be held September 23–27, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
This year’s Joint Meeting is intended to promote collaboration between experts in solid organ transplant pathology and histocompatibility/immunogenetic. The objective of this alliance is to advance diagnostic testing for solid organ transplant recipients with a particular emphasis on the immunology and pathology of antibody-mediated rejection. Learn more!

Jul 21, 2019

The 23rd World Futures Studies Federation Conference 2019 (WFSF) will be held September 10–13, 2019 in Mexico City, Mexico.
Our Rosa Alegria, Peter Bishop, Tom Lombardo, and Alethia Montero will be speaking/particpating.
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Jul 21, 2019

The O’Reilly AI Conference will be held in San Jose, California on September 9–12, 2019.
Our Mazin Gilbert and Anand Rao will be speaking. Learn more!

Jul 21, 2019

The Global Bioethics Initiative (GBI), in collaboration with the Department of Bioethics & Engagement, Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU), University of Oxford, invites students and professionals worldwide to attend the International Bioethics Summer School to be held at the Abloom Hotel. This program will be held in Bangkok, Thailand from August 5 to 9, 2019.
Our Ana Lita is Cofounder and Executive Director of the Global Bioethics Initiative.
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Jul 16, 2019

Read Apollo 11 50th Anniversary by our Martin Rees, author of On the Future: Prospects for Humanity.
Baron Martin Rees is Astronomer Royal and is a leading astrophysicist. He has conducted influential theoretical work on subjects as diverse as black hole formation and extragalactic radio sources, and provided key evidence to contradict the Steady State theory of the evolution of the Universe.

Jul 2, 2019

Harri Valpola, CEO of the Curious AI Company, joins our Robotics/AI Board.

Jul 2, 2019

Doris Ngozi Morah, Editor-in-Chief of the TAFFD’s Journal, joins our Social Factors Board.

Jul 2, 2019

Anton Kolonin, coauthor of A Reputation System for Artificial Societies, joins our Robotics/AI Board.

Jul 2, 2019

Joe Betts-Lacroix, CTO of Vium, joins our Biotech/Medical Board.

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Upcoming Events

AGI 2019 will be held August 6–9 in Shenzhen, China. As the AI field becomes increasingly commercialized and well accepted, maintaining and emphasizing a coherent focus on the AGI (Artificial General Intelligence) goals at the heart of the field remains more critical than ever.
Our Joscha Bach, Jordi Bieger, Antonio Chella, Suzanne Gildert, Ben Goertzel, Marcus Hutter, Matthew Iklé, Anton Kolonin, Alexey Potapov, Rafal Rzepka, Bas Steunebrink, Julian Togelius, Harri Valpola, Pei Wang, and Byoung-Tak Zhang will be participating.
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RAADfest 2019 will be held October 3–6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is the largest event in the world where practical and cutting-edge methods to reverse aging are presented for all interest levels, from beginner to expert.
Our Maria Entraigues-Abramson, Bill Andrews, Nichola Conlon, José Cordeiro, Aubrey de Grey, Brian Delaney, Greg Fahy, Bill Faloon, Ben Goertzel, Rudi Hoffman, Sandra Kaufmann, David Kekich, Ray Kurzweil, Liz Parrish, Neal Van De Ree, and Natasha Vita-More will be speaking/moderating.
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