Category Archives: Technology

Risks of AI

How might advanced AI systems, if deployed carelessly, permanently cut off human civilization from a good future? [ 16/11/20 ] Easy – deploy it into a competitive market environment. It will win. Humanity will lose. The future of humanity demands … Continue reading

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Biden – climate science over lunar exploration

Lifeboat Foundation link to SpaceNews report that Biden administration expected to emphasize climate science over lunar exploration at NASA. [ 13/11/20 ] If anyone is really serious about managing the earth’s climate over the long term, then getting manufacturing technology … Continue reading

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Covid vaccine

Lifeboat foundation facebook link toBBC report – Covid vaccine: First ‘milestone’ vaccine offers 90% protection got a response “All Fake ….” [ 10/11/20 ] I can’t say for certain that it isn’t fake, and I have not been able to … Continue reading

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High speed travel

Comment on Lifeboat foundation facebook page to a link toVIRGIN HYPERLOOP WONDERS: WHAT DOES 600 MPH TRAVEL DO TO THE BRAIN? [ 8/11/20 ] High speed train travel in vaccuum tubes is a very old idea. I wrote about it … Continue reading

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Vaccination

[ 1/11/20 Toms Facebook Page – vaccination] Tom, You are becoming a threat to those you love. Please put more effort into understanding biology. It is vastly more complex than “Its a war out there”. Humans exist as we do … Continue reading

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1080

[ 22/10/20 Mischele posted a newspaper clip on her facebook page – 1080 Detected in workers] If you’ve been eating puha, then you might detect 1080 in your body. It occurs naturally in puha, at very low levels – not … Continue reading

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What will the Internet do for the future of humans?

[ 21/10/20 ] The internet is a powerful tool. Like all tools, it can be used for good or ill. What it will be used for will depend upon the choices we make. We all have a roll in that. … Continue reading

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Lifeboat foundation link to Neuralink

[ 12/10/20 Lifeboat foundation link to Neuralink] So many levels of trust required for that to happen that I simply do not have in the economic and political and technological systems we have at present. Far too much incentive to … Continue reading

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Covid and response

[ 2/10/20 Mischele’s Facebook rant about response to covid and withdrawing from the UN] No! Certainly – we need to respect individual rights, and individual lives; and that demands multiple levels of responsibility from each and every one of us, … Continue reading

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Climate change video

Spinoff – Facebook post on Climate Change video [ 2/10/20 ] This is a good look at a couple of dimensions of a highly dimensional issue. Yes, the potential for climate change is real, and we are seeing it. And … Continue reading

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