Lifeboat News #178

#178

Lifeboat News

This issue published on 05/01/17. Copyright 2017 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

NewSpace 2017 Conference

Save 10% off the NewSpace 2017 conference with the discount code LIFEBOAT.
 
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Ethereum

The Lifeboat Foundation is now accepting Ethereum. Send your Ethereum donations to 0xbadc0de027c5c1aa8917db7c93aec6c4281f6eca. Ethereum is an open-source, public, blockchain-based distributed computing platform featuring smart contract (scripting) functionality, which facilitates online contractual agreements.

Jim Mellon

Jim Mellon, Co-Chairman and Founder of Mann Bioinvest, joins our Biotech/Medical Board.
 
Learn more at https://lifeboat.com/ex/bios.jim.mellon
 
Read “Brit Billionaire Jim Mellon Says Biotech Is The Best Investment Now” at https://www.forbes.com/sites/patrickcox...e4cf32d4

Blog

Yugal Agrawal joins our blog team with the post “Simulations Show Superfluid Helium Behaves Like a Black Hole” at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/simul...ack-hole
 
Dave Holt joins our blog team with the post “Are We Building Artificial Brains And Uploading Minds To The Cloud Right Now?” at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/are-w...ight-now
 
Recent interesting blog posts include:
 
“3D Printed Bionic Skin Will Help Humans and Machines Merge” by Alexander Rodionov at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/3d-pr...es-merge
 
“400 Burger Per Hour Robot Will Put Teenagers Out Of Work” by Shane Hinshaw at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/400-b...-of-work
 
“A NASA rocket is going to blast colored clouds into space — here’s how to see them” by Brett Gallie II at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/a-nas...see-them
 
“Behind The Scenes at AeroFarms” by Dan Kummer at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/behin...erofarms
 
“Bionic knee brace” by Shane Hinshaw at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/bioni...ee-brace
 
“Building the Public Goods of the Twenty-First Century” by Derick Lee at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/build...-century
 
“China Shatters ‘Spooky Action at a Distance’ Record, Preps for Quantum Internet” by Dan Kummer at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/china...internet
 
“Didier Coeurnelle — Life Extension and Existential Risks” by Steve Hill at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/didie...al-risks
 
“Did you know there are Ship Elevators?” by Shailesh Prasad at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/did-y...levators
 
“Elon Musk Just Published His Plan to Colonize Mars” by Brett Gallie II at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/elon-...ize-mars
 
“Exploring the High Energy Universe with the Cherenkov Telescope Array” by Roman Mednitzer at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/explo...pe-array
 
“First digital signature between ESA and Estonia on ICT collaboration for space” by Roman Mednitzer at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/first...or-space
 
“Getting Real About Interstellar Probes” by Bruce Dorminey at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/getti...r-probes
 
“Head Transplant Doctor Reports Successful Repair of Spinal Cord in Rats” by Shailesh Prasad at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/head-...-in-rats
 
“Implanted cells cure blindness” by Joseph Anoop George at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/impla...lindness
 
“India Plans to Only be Using Electric Cars by 2030” by Yugal Agrawal at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/india...-by-2030
 
“LEAF Panel: How to Promote Longevity? ft. Drs. Aubrey de Grey, Alexandra Stolzing, Oliver Medvedik” by Steve Hill at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/leaf-...medvedik
 
“Los Angeles mayor sounds open to Elon Musk’s tunneling plan” by Dan Kummer at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/los-a...ing-plan
 
“Magnetic space tug could target dead satellites” by Klaus Baldauf at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/magne...tellites
 
“Making Humans a Multi-Planetary Species” by Aleksandar Vukovic at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/makin...-species
 
“Meet the Gömböc: The World’s Only Artificial Self-righting Shape” by Yugal Agrawal at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/meet-...ng-shape
 
“NASA finds 10 new potentially habitable ‘Earth-like’ worlds” by Aleksandar Vukovic at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/nasa-...e-worlds
 
“Parallel Realities, The Multiverse And Consciousness” by Dave Holt at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/paral...iousness
 
“Researchers build first deployable, walking, soft robot” by Klaus Baldauf at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/resea...ft-robot
 
“Scientists Reverse DNA Damage in Mice. Human Trials are Next” by Steve Hill at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/scien...are-next
 
“SeaWorld VR Roller Coaster” by Shailesh Prasad at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/seawo...-coaster
 
“Tech Giant (FANG) Valuations, Bitcoin — London Tech Week” by Brett Gallie II at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/tech-...ech-week
 
“This Artificially Intelligent Robot Composes and Performs Its Own Music” by Sean Brazell at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/this-...wn-music
 
“This Self-Flying Drone Is a Taxi That Can Fly 30 Miles” by Bryan Gatton at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/this-...30-miles
 
“This Tattoo Changes Colors As Your Blood Sugar Levels Change” by Bryan Gatton at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/this-...s-change
 
“Weather Modification Is Real. Here’s How It Works” by Shane Hinshaw at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/weath...it-works
 
“When artificial intelligence is bad news for the boss” by Derick Lee at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/when-...the-boss
 
“Why Interstellar Travel Will Be Possible Sooner Than You Think” by Klaus Baldauf at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/06/why-i...ou-think

Growing Membership

Recent donations/pledges we have received since our last newsletter:
 
Michael Dickey: $85, Philippe Van Nedervelde: $85, Sergio M.L. Tarrero: $85, Kenneth P. Weiss: $85, Aaron Mayzes: $30, Venita Davis: $25, Nicholas MacDonald: $25, Matthew L. McGuirl: $25, Rebecca R. Cooper: $10, Adam Glickman: $10, Alexander Macrae: $10, Patrik Sandin: $10, Roland Schiefer: $10, Peter Smafield: $10, Travel Visa Bookings: $10, TechYourPC: $9, The Bingo Online: $5, Jason David: $5, Juggle Marketing: $5, Noorderzon Campers: $5, Online Bingoz: $5, University Admission Center: $5, David Corn: $3, Volume Pills: $3, Best Rated Adjustable Beds: $1, Climacool Air Conditioning: $1, Disney World Crowd Calendar: $1, EZ Pet Careful: $1, Goozleology: $1, Lin, Leo & Beak: $1, Merge ICT Group: $1, Netref Dijon: $1, Total Appliance Repair Centre: $1, True Protein: $1, and Whitesell Investigative Services: $1.
 
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.