Martin Rees

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Name: Martin Rees
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Anticipating the rise of the machines

In the era of techno-science it seems only a matter of time before intelligence breaks free of its biological bonds, but not everyone is alarmed. Joe Gelonesi talks to two leading philosophers with profoundly different visions of technology and the ... [Published ABC Online - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Public to bankroll science with new crowd funding platform

Oceanographer Dr Ben McNeil developed http://thinkable.org/ to help address major shortfalls in funding for emerging scientists.“Thinkable doesn't want to replace government funding but government grants tend to fund incremental research by established, ... [Published Northern Territory Government - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Ilonggos fear poverty more than Ebola

02:04 AMBy:  Alex P. Vidal“Given the scale of issues like global warming and epidemic disease, we shouldn't underestimate the importance of a can-do attitude to science rather than a can't-afford-it attitude.” – Martin ReesAMID reports that 4,877 of 9,936 ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

As I See It: When Machines Excel

Ebola transmission, medical authorities assure us, occurs only through direct contact with the bodily fluids of an infected person or animal. And even then, the virus can only enter the body through a crack in the skin or by coming in contact with mucus ... [Published IT Jungle - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Career crisis for young scientists

Image: Franklin Women was founded by Melina Georgousakis (second from left), and aims to provide a community for Australian women working in health and medical research related careers. (Supplied)Some of Australia's leading scientists have warned that ... [Published ABC Online - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Last Chance to Contribute to Singularity University Documentary Crowdfunding Campaign

Time is running out to help make the upcoming Singularity University documentary, The University, as good as it can be. Last month, director Matt Rutherford announced a $30,000 Indiegogo campaign to fund the film’s finishing touches. The campaign ... [Published Singularity Hub - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Save our planet to save ourselves

We are, as the former president of the Royal Society, Lord Martin Rees, insightfully put it, “destroying the book of life before we’ve even read it”. ... [article truncated...] (Please login or signup to continue reading) ... [Published Medical Observer - Oct 06 2014]
Entities: Martin Rees
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Professor Lord Martin Rees of Ludlow opens Lincoln school...

Professor Lord Martin Rees of LudlowComments (0)Professor Lord Martin Rees of Ludlow has officially opened the Wolfson Laboratory at the William Farr School.The two-story £300,000 building features a new lab plus two classrooms and was completed earlier ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Covéa grows southern team with Towergate and NIG hires

Covéa has expanded its southern trading team with hires from Towergate and NIG.Jonny Gilmore has joined as a senior regional underwriter to develop Covéa’s commercial accounts after ten years as a commercial underwriter at NIG.Martin Rees has joined from ... [Published Insurancetimes.co.uk - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Can we prevent the end of the world?

A post-apocalyptic Earth, emptied of humans, seems like the stuff of science fiction TV and movies. But in this short, surprising talk, Lord Martin Rees asks us to think about our real existential risks natural and human-made threats that could wipe ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Sep 21 2014]
Entities: Martin Rees, Threat, Risk
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Lifeboat Foundation Worldwide Ambassador White Swan Update and Published Amazon Author by Andres Agostini at www.linkedin.com/in/andresagostini

OTTAWA CITIZEN: Ottawa jihadi seeking ‘martyrdom’ with ISIS in Syria http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/ottawa-jihadi-seeki.….s-in-syria POPULAR SCIENCE: Why Are Israeli Startups Leading The Tech World? http://www.popsci.com/article/technology/why-are-israeli-sta.….tech-world ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Martin Rees: Can we prevent the end of the world?

<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMSU6k5-WXg&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Martin Rees: Can we prevent the end of the world? A post-apocalyptic Earth, emptied of humans, seems like ... [Published TED Talks - YouTube - Aug 25 2014]
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FUTURISM UPDATE (November 01, 2014) [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - 2 hours ago]
FUTURISM UPDATE (October 30, 2014) [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Oct 30 2014]
Anticipating the rise of the machines [Published ABC Online - Oct 26 2014]
Public to bankroll science with new crowd fundi... [Published Northern Territory Government - Oct 26 2014]
Ilonggos fear poverty more than Ebola [Published The Daily Guardian - Oct 23 2014]
Is Existential Risk an Authentic Challenge or t... [Published ABC Online - Oct 23 2014]
As I See It: When Machines Excel [Published IT Jungle - Oct 19 2014]
FutureFest 2015: a festival to challenge vision... [Published NESTA - Oct 16 2014]
Career crisis for young scientists [Published ABC Online - Oct 16 2014]
Space colonization is humankind’s insurance pol... [Published Impact Lab - Oct 15 2014]
Last Chance to Contribute to Singularity Univer... [Published Singularity Hub - Oct 09 2014]
Save our planet to save ourselves [Published Medical Observer - Oct 06 2014]
Elon Musk Is Right: Colonizing the Solar System... [Published Singularity Hub - Oct 05 2014]
Professor Lord Martin Rees of Ludlow opens Linc... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Sep 30 2014]
Professor Lord Martin Rees of Ludlow opens Linc... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 30 2014]
Covéa grows southern team with Towergate and NI... [Published Insurancetimes.co.uk - Sep 30 2014]
Covéa boosts southern presence with Towergate a... [Published Insurance Insight - Sep 30 2014]
Question: A Counterpoint to the Technological S... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Sep 26 2014]
Apocalypse soon: the scientists preparing for t... [Published New Statesman - Sep 25 2014]
Brands with Influence announces two new licensi... [Published Licensing Today World - Sep 24 2014]
So Are Robots Set To Destroy Us All? [Published Esquire UK - Sep 24 2014]
[tt] CHE 61n04: Angela Chen: Is Artificial Inte... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 23 2014]
An interview with Edward Witten at a bizarre place [Published The Reference Frame - Sep 23 2014]
BWI Adds to RNLI Roster [Published License - Sep 22 2014]
Can we prevent the end of the world? [Published Zunia.org RSS - Sep 21 2014]
Science funding is broken. Thinkable wants to h... [Published SeekerBlog - Sep 17 2014]
Upcoming Film ‘The University’ Charts the Birth... [Published Singularity Hub - Sep 12 2014]
Lifeboat Foundation Worldwide Ambassador White ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Aug 27 2014]
Lifeboat Foundation Worldwide Ambassador White ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Aug 26 2014]
Martin Rees: Can we prevent the end of the world? [Published TED Talks - YouTube - Aug 25 2014]
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Last Chance to Contribute to Singularity Univer... [Published Singularity Hub - Oct 09 2014]
Time is running out to help make the upcoming Singularity University documentary, The University, as good as it can be. Last month, director Matt Rutherford announced a $30,000 Indiegogo campaign to fund the film’s finishing touches. The campaign ...
Elon Musk Is Right: Colonizing the Solar System... [Published Singularity Hub - Oct 05 2014]
Why blow billions of dollars on space exploration when billions of people are living in poverty here on Earth? You’ve likely heard the justifications. The space program brings us useful innovations and inventions. Space exploration delivers perspective, ...
Question: A Counterpoint to the Technological S... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Sep 26 2014]
Question: A Counterpoint to the Technological Singularity? Douglas Hofstadter, a professor of cognitive science at Indiana University, indicated about The Singularity is Near Book (ISBN: 978–0143037880), “ … A very bizarre mixture of ideas that ...
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