Lifeboat News #143


Lifeboat News

This issue published on 06/01/14. Copyright 2014 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference 2014

Our Marķa Blasco, Judith Campisi, Jeffrey Karp, Neil Littman, Stephen Minger, David Schaffer, Einar M. Sigurdsson, and Evan Snyder will be speaking at the Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference 2014 on August 21-23, 2014 at the Santa Clara Hyatt Regency Hotel, California, USA. Get 25% off with the discount code LIFEBOAT25.
Learn more at

WorldFuture 2014 and Lifeboat Dinner Update

WorldFuture 2014 will be held July 11-13, 2014 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA. Our Guillermina Baena, Lawrence Baines, Rob Bencini, Peter Bishop, Ted Chu, Brenda Cooper, José Cordeiro, Jason Dunn, Cindy Frewen, Jay Gary, Lesley Gist, Jerome Glenn, Fabienne Goux-Baudiment, Linda Groff, Bill Halal, Trevor Haldenby, Derek Boyd Hankerson, Glen Hiemstra, Elina Hiltunen, Andy Hines, Rudi Hoffman, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Zoltan Istvan, Zhouying Jin, Steven M. Johnson, Ted Kahn, Cadell Last, James H. Lee, Tom Lombardo, Tim Mack, Gary Marx, Kate McCallum, Alex McManus, Ramez Naam, Claire Nelson, Bj Price, Clay Rawlings, Kevin Russell, Laura Schlehuber, John Schmidt, Gray Scott, Rupam Shrivastava, John M. Smart, Rick Smyre, Kiko Suarez, Jason Swanson, Patrick Tucker, Ashok Vaseashta, Alexandra Whittington, Lindsea Wilbur, and Michael Zey will be speaking/participating.
You can learn more at
Our José Cordeiro will be hosting a free dinner for our members at the hotel on July 13 at 6:30 pm. RSVP by sending an email with the subject "Lifeboat Foundation Dinner" to [email protected].


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Recommended Book

Read "The Asteroid Threat: Defending Our Planet From Deadly Near-Earth Objects" at


Jason Batt joins our blog team with the post "100 Year Starship Call for Papers // 2014 Public Symposium" at
José Luis Cordeiro joins our blog team with the post "15 Global Challenges... and 15 Global Opportunities" at
Maciamo Hay joins our blog team with the post "Is it possible to build an artificial superintelligence without fully replicating the human brain?" at
Clément Vidal joins our blog team with the post "New book: The Beginning and the End by Clément Vidal" at
Recent interesting blog posts include:
"Data Science: What the Facebook Controversy is Really About" by Seb at
"The Immortalists: New doc explores the radical life extension movement" by Seb at
"Mind uploading won't lead to immortality" by Maciamo Hay at
"The Moore's Law of 3D Printing... Yes it Does Exist, And Could Have Staggering Implications" by Seb at
"The Navy's Rail Gun Hides a Secret" by Benjamin T. Solomon at
"RE: Does Advanced Technology Make the 2nd Amendment Redundant?" by Harry J. Bentham at
"Scientists Reconnect Severed Nerves With Liquid Metal" by Seb at
"The Transhuman Olympics: Where Entertainment Meets Innovation" by Zachary Urbina at

Growing Membership

Recent donations/pledges we have received since our last newsletter:
Michael Dickey: $85, Sergio M.L. Tarrero: $85, Philippe Van Nedervelde: $85, Kenneth P. Weiss: $85, Martin Dinov: $50, J. Broadbent: $25, Matthew L. McGuirl: $25, Anonymous: $11.20 (including 0.0003572 bitcoins and 120 solarcoins), Rebecca R. Cooper: $10, Thomas Dolphin: $10, Alexander Macrae: $10, Aaron Mayzes: $10, Philip Morehead: $10, and Roland Schiefer: $10.
Our Join Us page at now allows you to pay for your membership anywhere from monthly to every ten years.