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Transhumanism, Existential Risks, and the AI Physician

Minden, NV | Posted on November 17th, 2010

Lifeboat Foundation members Kim Solez, M.D. and Nikki Olson discuss Transhumanism, Existential Risks, and the AI Physician

http://lifeboat.com/ex/transhumanism.existential.risks.and.the.ai.physician

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Lifeboat Foundation is pursuing a variety of options, including helping to accelerate the development of technologies to defend humanity, including new methods to combat viruses (such as RNA interference and new vaccine methods), effective nanotechnological defensive strategies, and even self-sustaining space colonies in case the other defensive strategies fail.

We believe that, in some situations, it might be feasible to relinquish technological capacity in the public interest (for example, we are against the U.S. government posting the recipe for the 1918 flu virus on the Internet). We have some of the best minds on the planet working on programs to enable our survival. We invite you to join our cause!

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