Lifeboat News #181

#181

Lifeboat News

This issue published on 08/01/17. Copyright 2017 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

Anti Ageing Conference London 2017

The BSAAM’s 14th Annual Anti Ageing Conference London 2017 will be held October 12–14 in London. Our Aubrey de Grey, Tara Hambley, Michael Klentze, Marios Kyriazis, Karl J. Neeser, Giovanni Scapagnini, Maria Somers, and Miguel Toribio-Mateas will be participating.
 
Learn more at http://www.antiageingconference.com

15th Reinventing Space Conference

The 15th Reinventing Space Conference will be held October 24–26, 2017 at the Strathclyde University Technology & Innovation Centre in Glasgow, Scotland.
 
The focus of this conference will be on the novel applications that are becoming commercially viable as space technology improves. These include space tugs, space tourism, satellite refuelling, debris removal, debris exploitation, manufacturing in orbit, real-time video from space, and space mining.
 
Our Stuart Eves, David S. Germroth, Scott Hatton, Dirk Lehmann, Edmondo Minisci, Massimiliano Vasile, and Christopher Welch will be speaking.
 
Learn more at http://rispace.org

Blog

Recent interesting blog posts include:
 
“AI Weapons Campaign Against Lethal Use” by Muslum Yildiz at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/ai-we...thal-use
 
“A single gram of DNA can hold unimaginable amounts of data” by Shailesh Prasad at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/a-sin...-of-data
 
“A Solution of the P versus NP Problem” by Sean Cusack at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/a-sol...-problem
 
“Autophagy and How it Aids Longevity” by Steve Hill at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/autop...ongevity
 
“‘Beating Heart’ patch offers new hope for desperately ill patients” by Dan Kummer at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/beati...patients
 
“Black hole models contradicted by hands-on tests” by Andreas Matt at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/black...radicted
 
“Blockchain and the Power of Singularity” by Derick Lee at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/block...gularity
 
“British doctor found way to talk to patients in vegetative state” by Dan Kummer at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/briti...ve-state
 
“China rushes into embryo selection” by Mark Larkento at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/china...election
 
“Chip implants make humans more efficient” by Zoltan Istvan at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/chip-...fficient
 
“The Coming Singularity: Ray Kurzweil” by Muslum Yildiz at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/the-c...kurzweil
 
“Could 3D Printing Disrupt the Electronics Industry?” by Klaus Baldauf at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/could...industry
 
“DARPA Wants Bots To Protect Us From Cyber Adversaries” by John Gallagher at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/darpa...ersaries
 
“Edge computing could push the cloud to the fringe” by Derick Lee at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/edge-...e-fringe
 
“Elon Musk’s Neuralink Gets $27 Million to Build Brain Computers” by Carse Peel at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/elon-...omputers
 
“False Positives in Senescent Cell Detection” by Steve Hill at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/false...etection
 
“Flying-car company Lilium has hired ex-Gett and Airbus execs to help make its on-demand air taxis a reality by 2025” by Julius Garcia at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/flyin...-by-2025
 
“Future of Food” by Odette Gregory at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/futur...hronicle
 
“The great outer space LAND GRAB of the near future: Conflicts over space rock mining rights” by John Gallagher at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/the-g...g-rights
 
“The Great Transhumanist Game — Part 1 — How to Win” by Mark Larkento at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/the-g...w-to-win
 
“How BioViva Uses Genetic Therapies to Fight Father Time” by Montie Adkins at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/how-b...her-time
 
“Hyperentanglement across roof tops paves the way toward a global quantum Internet” by Sean Cusack at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/hyper...internet
 
“It’s Time to Think Beyond Cloud Computing” by Derick Lee at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/its-t...omputing
 
“Life or Death: Will Robo-Cars Swerve for Squirrels?” by Johnny Boston at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/life-...quirrels
 
“Meet your new AI camera assistant” by Shailesh Prasad at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/meet-...ssistant
 
“Never mind killer robots – even the good ones are unpredictable” by Carse Peel at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/never...dictable
 
“New Recipe For Heating Nuclear Fusion Plasma Boosts Ion Energy Output 10 Times” by Andreas Matt at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/new-r...10-times
 
“New Tech Is Giving Humanity Many Potential Paths to Immortality” by Alexander Rodionov at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/new-t...ortality
 
“Outer-Space Obsession: Moguls Worth $513 Billion Join the Race” by Montie Adkins at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/outer...the-race
 
“Preview — The Intelligence Value Argument and Effects on Regulating Autonomous Artificial Intelligence” by Mark Larkento at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/previ...lligence
 
“Quantum Internet Is 13 Years Away. Wait, What’s Quantum Internet?” by Derick Lee at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/quant...internet
 
“Russians Lead the Quantum Computer Race With 51-Qubit Machine” by Dan Kummer at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/russi...-machine
 
“School of Mines hopes to launch first-ever space mining program” by Klaus Baldauf at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/schoo...-program
 
“Scientists Finally Prove Strange Quantum Physics Idea Einstein Hated” by John Gallagher at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/scien...in-hated
 
“Scientists Make It Rain Diamonds In The Lab” by Shailesh Prasad at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/scien...-the-lab
 
“Scientists remotely hacked a brain, controlling body movements” by Sean Brazell at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/scien...ovements
 
“Testing Drones in Combat” by Klaus Baldauf at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/testi...n-combat
 
“This new AI-composed pop song sounds like something from a Spotify playlist” by Julius Garcia at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/this-...playlist
 
“Today we are proud to announce the launch of MouseAGE, aiming to create an artificial intelligence-powered research tool to help scientists accurately determine the biological age of mice” by Steve Hill at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/today...-of-mice
 
“UK scientists create world’s smallest surgical robot to start a hospital revolution” by Odette Gregory at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/uk-sc...guardian
 
“What a Driverless World Could Look Like” by Muslum Yildiz at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/what-...ook-like
 
“What would happen if we upload our brains to computers?” by Amnon H. Eden at https://lifeboat.com/blog/2017/08/what-...omputers

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