Future of Money TV Series
Our financial and media support for our Heather “Vescent” Schlegel’s
Future of Money TV Series was successful, raising $37,235.
The Future of Money TV Series is a 6 episode docu-series exploring the evolution of money in six major aspects: Banking, Payment Transactions, Lending, Barter, Making Money, and the Global Economy. The series interviews experts in financial innovation and shows futuristic re-enactments of plausible scenarios.
Learn more at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hea...v-series
Dupont Summit 2013 Update
The Dupont Summit 2013 will be held Friday, December 6th at the historic
Whittemore House in Washington DC. The purpose of the Dupont Summit is
to promote interdisciplinary dialogue about pressing issues related to
science, technology, and the environment.
Our Dustin Ashley will be speaking about “Increase interest of emerging technologies within students and improvement within STEM education”. Our Kevin Berry and Anmol Singh will be speaking about “Lifeboat Foundation’s Response to NASA’s Asteroid Initiative Public Engagement Request”. Our Paula Gordon will be speaking about “March 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan: Some Implications for the Safety of U.S. Nuclear Power Plants in Seismically Active Areas”. Our Keith Henson will be speaking about “‘Design to cost’ analysis of Space Based Solar Power”. Our Joseph N. Pelton will be speaking about “The Leadership Challenge of Cosmic Hazards and Planetary Defense in Modern Technological World”. Our Manuel Perez will be speaking about “Changes in Citizenship due to Technological Advances in Western Civilization”. Our Amalie Sinclair will be speaking about “US Space Policy for Treaty”. Our John K. Strickland will be speaking about “Development of routine and inexpensive access to space and space based solar power”. Our Willard Wells will be speaking about the “Survivability of Humankind”.
Learn more at http://www.ipsonet.org/conferences/the-...t-summit
Bitcoin Singapore 2013
Lifeboat Foundation is Partner of Bitcoin Singapore 2013 which will be
held November 15, 2013 at the Fullerton Hotel in Singapore. Our Colbert
Low, Nhial Majok, Hakim Mamoni, Charlie Shrem, Eddy Travia, and Edan
Yago will be speaking/participating.
Learn more at http://www.bitcoinsingapore2013.com/
First Latin American Bitcoin Conference
The First Latin American Bitcoin Conference will be held December 7–8,
2013 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Our Elizabeth Ploshay, Charlie Shrem,
Adam Stradling, and Edan Yago will be speaking.
Learn more at http://www.labitconf.com/
Bitcoinvention Asia 2014
Lifeboat Foundation is Partner of Bitcoinvention Asia 2014 which will be
held February 12–13, 2014 at The Peninsula Hotel in Makati, Manila,
Philippines. The goal of this convention is to open the Asian door to
worldwide bitcoin merchants. Our Joseph VaughnPerling will be speaking.
Learn more at http://www.bitcoinvention.com/
WORLD’S FIRST BITCOIN ENDOWMENT FUND EXCEEDS $200,000
Thanks to a large pledge of 500 BTC (bitcoins) by Brian Cartmell, Lifeboat Foundation’s bitcoin endowment fund at https://lifeboat.com/ex/bitcoins has soared to over $200,000. Brian will match the next 500 BTC donated to Lifeboat Foundation.
Note that we are at 20% of our long-term goal to have a million dollar bitcoin endowment fund which would greatly improve our ability to fund exciting activities.
Read “Ninety-degree revolution: Right and Left are fading away. The real question in politics will be: do you look to the earth or aspire to the skies?” by our Steve Fuller at http://www.aeonmagazine.com/living-toge...d-green/
Read “Our Parent Star: New Solar Science, an Uptick in Activity, and a Clearer Emerging Picture” by Zachary Urbina at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2013/11/our-pa...-picture
Recent donations/pledges we have received since our last newsletter:
Roy Mitsuoka: $125, Michael Dickey: $85, Sergio M.L. Tarrero: $85, Philippe Van Nedervelde: $85, Kenneth P. Weiss: $85, J. Broadbent: $25, Matthew L. McGuirl: $25, Ryan Charleston: $10, Rebecca R. Cooper: $10, Thomas Dolphin: $10, Alexander Macrae: $10, Aaron Mayzes: $10, Philip Morehead: $10, Roland Schiefer: $10, Benjamin T. Solomon: $10, Ryan Witt: $10, and Anonymous: $0.95 (0.0045 bitcoins).
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.