Lifeboat Foundation

Learn about our advisory boards, board of directors, staff, finances, procedures, FAQ, timeline, our programs, and how to contact us. Mission Statement The Lifeboat Foundation is a nonprofit nongovernmental organization dedicated to encouraging scientific advancements while helping humanity survive existential risks and possible misuse of increasingly powerful technologies, including genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and robotics/AI, as we move towards the Singularity. Lifeboat Foundation is pursuing a variety of options, … Continue reading Lifeboat Foundation

Ellen Langer: Mindfulness & Intelligence | USIA Podcast #8

https://youtu.be/SSde3wV3-Qc Ellen Jane Langer is a professor of psychology at Harvard University. She became the first woman ever to be tenured in psychology at Harvard. Langer has had a significant influence on the positive psychology movement. Along with being known as the mother of positive psychology, her contributions to the study of mindfulness have earned … Continue reading Ellen Langer: Mindfulness & Intelligence | USIA Podcast #8

USIA Fellow Prof. Susan Goldin-Meadow

Susan Goldin-Meadow is the Honorary/Advisory Psychologist of the United Sigma Intelligence Association. She is the Beardsley Ruml Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Psychology and Committee on Human Development at the University of Chicago. A year spent at the Piagetian Institute in Geneva while an undergraduate at Smith College piqued her interest in the … Continue reading USIA Fellow Prof. Susan Goldin-Meadow

Aubery de Grey: Longevity, Aging, and Artificial Intelligence | USIA Podcast #7

https://youtu.be/xQytP22d3sA Dr. Aubrey de Grey is a biomedical gerontologist based in Cambridge, UK and Mountain View, California, USA, and is the Chief Science Officer of SENS Research Foundation, a California-based 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to combating the aging process. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Rejuvenation Research, the world highest-impact peer-reviewed journal focused on intervention in aging.

USIA Fellow Prof. Elke U. Weber

Professor Elke U. Weber is the Honorary/Advisory Psychologist of the United Sigma Intelligence Association. She is a Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University where she holds the Gerhard R. Andlinger Professorship in Energy & the Environment. Research Philosophy I believe that psychological theory needs to interface with social problems in a two-way dialogue, … Continue reading USIA Fellow Prof. Elke U. Weber

USIA Fellow Prof. Barbara Tversky

Professor Barbara Tversky is the Honorary/Advisory Psychologist of the United Sigma Intelligence Association. Barbara Tversky is a professor emerita of psychology at Stanford University and a professor of psychology and education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Tversky specializes in cognitive psychology. She is an authority in the areas of visual-spatial reasoning and collaborative cognition. Tversky’s … Continue reading USIA Fellow Prof. Barbara Tversky

USIA Fellow Prof. Michèle Lamon

Professor Michèle Lamont is the Honorary/Advisory Sociologist of the United Sigma Intelligence Association. She is Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies and the Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies at Harvard University. She served as the 108th President of the American Sociological Association in 2016-2017 and she chaired the Council for … Continue reading USIA Fellow Prof. Michèle Lamon

Ian Terry: Strategic Intelligence, Game Theory, and Learning Differences | USIA Podcast #6

The USIA Podcast interviewed Ian Terry, winner of the American reality television show Big Brother 14, on the topic of Strategic Intelligence, Game Theory, and Learning Differences. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2BlYifSGGs Ian Terry is the winner of the American reality television show Big Brother 14 in 2012. Big Brother 14 was the fourteenth season of the American reality … Continue reading Ian Terry: Strategic Intelligence, Game Theory, and Learning Differences | USIA Podcast #6