Lifeboat News #144


Lifeboat News

This issue published on 07/01/14. Copyright 2014 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

Hashers United

Our Vitalik Buterin, Neil Fincham, Charlie Lee, Hass McCook, and Stephen L. Reed will be speaking at Hashers United which will be held October 10-11, 2014 at the Tuscany Hotel and Casino located in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Hashers United is the first global conference focused on the critical issues facing cryptocurrency miners.
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Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference 2014 Reminder

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.
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Recommended Books

Read "The Proactionary Imperative: A Foundation for Transhumanism" at
Read "The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies" at


Frankie May joins our blog team with the post "Debate featuring Anders Sandberg on the future of human cloning" at
Recent interesting blog posts include:
"Man-made 'breathing' leaf is an oxygen factory for space travel" by Seb at
"Online anonymity, privacy, and longevity" by Marios Kyriazis at
"Political futurism, ethics energized by sci-fi" by Harry J. Bentham at
"Robot Olympics Planned for 2020 Powered by Japan's 'Robot Revolution'" by Seb at
"A struggle between humans and nature" by Harry J. Bentham at

Growing Membership

Recent donations/pledges we have received since our last newsletter:
Dai Alex Chuang: $120.50, Michael Dickey: $85, Sergio M.L. Tarrero: $85, Philippe Van Nedervelde: $85, Kenneth P. Weiss: $85, Kris Kitchen: $50, Southern California Law Advocates: $50, Shuna Hammocks: $25, Matthew L. McGuirl: $25, Elizabeth Parrish: $25, Rebecca R. Cooper: $10, Thomas Dolphin: $10, Alexander Macrae: $10, Aaron Mayzes: $10, Philip Morehead: $10, Roland Schiefer: $10, and Milos Mudric: $2.
Our Join Us page at now allows you to pay for your membership anywhere from monthly to every ten years.