Lifeboat News #244


Lifeboat News

This issue published on 11/01/22. Copyright 2022 Lifeboat Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

American Anthropological Association (AAA) Annual Meeting

The American Anthropological Association (AAA) Annual Meeting will be held in Seattle this November 9–13.
The 2022 AAA Annual Meeting theme “Unsettling Landscapes” encourages anthropological discussion of past, present, and future unsettlings of the world — be it through environment, power, political economy or through the collective efforts of unsettling and disrupting oppressive structures while building worlds otherwise.
While our worlds are defined by nothing if not change, the current unsettling of landscapes brings with it an urgency that demands conversations which may elicit feelings of discomfort and disturbance, but may also stoke hope and determination.
This orientation towards unsettling pushes us beyond easy narratives and facile binaries into moments of transformation. In essence, this theme asks two questions: In what ways are we, and those we work with, unsettled? How are we also unsettling landscapes and to what end?
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GNOSIS Annual Conference 2022

The GNOSIS (Global Network on Sustainability in Space) Annual Conference 2022 will be held November 30–December 1 at the Radcliff House, University of Warwick, United Kingdom and in cyberspace.
This conference offers opportunities for sharing knowledge, raising awareness and making new connections to encourage collaboration in tackling the challenges of space sustainability.
Our Stuart Eves will be participating.
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Healthy Masters

Healthy Masters will be held November 5–6 in Portugal and cyberspace.
Our Maria Entraigues Abramson, Bill Andrews, Evelyne Bischof, José Luis Cordeiro, Aubrey de Grey, Brian Delaney, Valerio Di Nicola, Collin Ewald, Gregory Fahy, William Faloon, Robin Farmanfarmaian, Peter Fedichev, Anastasiya Giarletta, Steven A. Garan, Giorgio Gaviraghi, Andrés Grases, Brigitte Hanly, Rudi Hoffman, Naveen Jain, Maxim Kholin, Gordan Lauc, Dan Levitt, Andrea B. Maier, Nuno Martins, Stuart Maudsley, Ines O’Donovan, Liz Parrish, Steve Perry, Denisa Rensen, Yael Sorek-Benvenisti, Paul A. Spiegel, Natasha Vita-More, Sabinije von Gaffke, Chip Walter, Pete Worden, and Alexander Zhavoronkov will be speaking.
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National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Convention

The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Convention will be held November 17–20 in Anaheim, California.
For more than 100 years, NCTE has worked with its members to offer journals, publications, and resources; to further the voice and expertise of educators as advocates for their students at the local and federal levels; and to share lesson ideas, research, and teaching strategies through its Annual Convention and other professional learning events.
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RAADfest Update IV

RAADfest will be held October 6–9 in San Diego, California. This is the world’s largest event focused on anti-aging and age reversal science for a general audience.
Updated list! Our Bill Andrews, José Cordeiro, Greg Fahy, William Faloon, Ben Goertzel, Jean Hébert, Naveen Jain, Sandra Kaufmann, Robert Lufkin, Phil Newman, Liz Parrish, Steve Perry, Michael R. Rose, Stephen Sideroff, and James Strole will be speaking.
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TransVision 2022

TransVision 2022 will be held November 10–13 in Madrid, Spain. This summit will focus on biostasis and other future technologies. It will include the first Biostasis First Response (BFR) training provided in Spain.
Our Ben Best, José Cordeiro, Felipe Debasa, Aubrey de Grey, João Pedro de Magalhães, Ben Goertzel, Rodolfo Goya, Andrés Grases, Emil Kendziorra, Dany Kitishian, David Pearce, Ramón Risco, Carlos Rodríguez Sau, Anders Sandberg, Paul Spiegel, Sergio Tarrero, and Natasha Vita-More will be speaking/participating.
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Read “Sky Dreams” at by our Tery Spataro.
Sky Dreams is a poem by Tery and combines a decade of her cloud photographs. The artwork is designed using Playform AI, with final digital flourishes created by Tery.


21st Century Tech Blog joins our blog team with the post “The Search for Life Off Earth Points to Mars” at
Robin Indeededo joins our blog team with the post “China’s new ‘sky train’ floats under an elevated track, using magnets and AI” at
Recent interesting blog posts include:
“#LSD Promotes #Memory #Neuroplasticity And PossiblE #Neurogenesis” by Nicholi Avery at
“3D-Printed Homes Get Boost From Montana” by Len Rosen at
“A Big Step Toward Fusion Energy Is Hailed by a Seattle Start-Up” by Shubham Ghosh Roy at
“A Future Engineer at Age 17 May Have Invented an Electric Motor to Transform the Transportation Industry” by Len Rosen at
“A new plasma-based technology could be crucial for living on Mars” by Atanas Atanasov at
“A US Propaganda Operation Hit Russia and China With Memes” by Alex Vikoulov at
“An open-access, multilingual AI” by Future Timeline at
“And you thought physicists can’t tell a joke!” by Len Rosen at
“Another Path to Intelligence” by Dan Kummer at
“Are we ready for our Uber Eats orders to arrive via robot?” by Shane Hinshaw at
“Artemis I New Launch Date and Starship Launch” by Greg Allison at
“Brain — Computer Interface. How this new technology will change the word” by Ron Friedman at
“Chinese scientists find 6G radiation can increase the size of brain cells” by Germen Roding at
“Chipotle’s experimental tortilla robots know to add a little variety” by Quinn Sena at
“Elon Musk’s New Nuclear Rocket SHOCKS The Entire Space Industry!” by Kelvin Dafiaghor at
“George Church, PhD: Rewriting Genomes to Eradicate Disease and Aging” by Montie Adkins at
“German supplier claims to have a ‘wear-free’ electric motor good for towing, performance EVs” by Quinn Sena at
“Graphene tattoo provides cuffless blood pressure monitoring” by Shubham Ghosh Roy at
“How we can finally win the fight against aging | Aubrey De Grey | TEDxMünchen” by Paul Battista at
“James Webb breaks its own record for the most distant galaxy ever observed” by Gemechu Taye at
“James Webb takes its first direct image of an exoplanet” by Future Timeline at
“Japanese Team Invents Moon Base With Artificial Gravity” by Genevieve Klien at
“Lifespan Extension With Calorie Restriction, Fasting, And Circadian Alignment” by Mike Lustgarten at
“‘The most ridiculously detailed’ photo of the moon has been captured” by Muhammad Furqan at
“New Brain Implant Begins Human Trials — Neuralink Update!” by Dan Breeden at
“Plasma Dilution Appears to Rejuvenate Humans” by Montie Adkins at
“Researchers develop a small molecule that could make immunotherapy available to all cancer patients” by Josh Seeherman at
“Samsung begins shipping world’s first 3nm chips” by Wise Technology at
“Scientists now know how likely you are to be killed by space junk” by Atanas Atanasov at
“Scientists Want to Know If Earth Once Harbored a Pre-Human Industrial Civilization” by Dan Kummer at
“South Korea just launched a rocket to orbit the Moon, a first for the country” by Atanas Atanasov at
“SpaceX, Soyuz Crew Swaps Ramping Up as Life Science Continues” by Wise Technology at
“Study points to new approach to clearing toxic waste from brain” by Paul Battista at
“Tardigrades Can Survive Decades Without Water, And We Finally Know How” by Heather Blevins at
“This company is about to grow new organs in a person for the first time” by Shane Hinshaw at
“This startup wants to copy you into an embryo for organ harvesting” by Tristan Hambling at
“US Regulators to Certify First Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Design” by Shane Hinshaw at
“Water World Found? Just 100 Light Years Away! Prospects for Life Profound” by Greg Allison at
“Why the Feds Are Building a Massive Army of Tiny Wasps” by Quinn Sena at
“The World’s Biggest Vertical Farm Just Opened in Dubai” by Quinn Sena at
“Yale neuroscientists say what makes us human may also make us mentally ill” by Dan Breeden at
“‘Youth’ protein refreshes photoreceptor cells to protect aging eyes” by Genevieve Klien at

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