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Foresight Institute is a leading non-profit researching and fostering technologies of fundamental importance for the human future, focusing on molecular machine nanotechnology, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence.

If we push in the right directions — learning, teaching, arguing, shifting directions, and pushing further — then we may yet steer the technology race toward a future with room enough for our dreams.

—K. Eric Drexler, Engines of Creation

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01.17.19

Foresight Institute

Apply to our 2019 Spring Workshop:"Healing the Planet: Atomic Precision for Clean Energy & Clean Air" - mailchi.mp/9dea2dc19c3c/apply-to-our-2019-spring-workshophealing-the-planet-atomic-precision-for-... ... See MoreSee Less

Apply to our 2019 Spring Workshop:Healing the Planet: Atomic Precision for Clean Energy & Clean Air - https://mailchi.mp/9dea2dc19c3c/apply-to-our-2019-spring-workshophealing-the-planet-atomic-precision-for-clean-energy-clean-air

>> Call for co-contributors on papers with expertise in mathematics, philosophy, or computer science <<

Peter Scheyer, 2018 Foresight fellow in Cybersecurity and Corporate AGI is requesting co-authors who are experts in mathematics, philosophy, or computer science on papers for submission for publication by Q2 2019. He is also available as a co-author with expertise in organizational culture, cybersecurity/military cyberwarfare, high-frequency trading, and entrepreneurship.

Here are the working titles and desired expertise of his works in progress:

>> Applied Mathematics and Normative Psychology: Quantifying Virtue Ethics and Deontology: Seeking co-author with expertise in mathematics.

>> Corrupting Effectiveness: Utilitarianism and Moral Impartiality toward Future Persons in Pragmatic Evaluation of Altruistic Interventions: Mostly finished- Seeking co-author with expertise in philosophy or philosophical publications.

>> Philosophical Implications of Algorithmic Summarization: Seeking co-author with expertise in computer science.

Interested parties are welcome to reach out at lou@foresight.org, subject: we will forward on his contact info.
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>> Call for co-contributors on papers with expertise in mathematics, philosophy, or computer science > Applied Mathematics and Normative Psychology: Quantifying Virtue Ethics and Deontology: Seeking co-author with expertise in mathematics.

>> Corrupting Effectiveness: Utilitarianism and Moral Impartiality toward Future Persons in Pragmatic Evaluation of Altruistic Interventions: Mostly finished- Seeking co-author with expertise in philosophy or philosophical publications.

>> Philosophical Implications of Algorithmic Summarization: Seeking co-author with expertise in computer science.

Interested parties are welcome to reach out at lou@foresight.org, subject: we will forward on his contact info.

01.11.19

Foresight Institute

Specialists in research areas related to increasing human longevity collaborated with those tackling the challenges of atomically-precise 3D structures and molecular machines, including construction pathways using biochemistry organic/inorganic chemistry, protein design, DNA objects, applied physics, molecular biology, computational chemistry, and engineering.

Areas addressed include malformed proteins, extracellular crosslinks, cell loss and atrophy, senescent cells, cancer, mitochondrial mutations, along with the roles of stem cells and gene therapy.

More on Foresight Workshops:
foresight.org/technical-workshops-and-whitepapers/Specialists in research areas related to increasing human longevity collaborated with those tackling the challenges of atomically-precise 3D structures and molecular machines, including construction pathways using biochemistry organic/inorganic chemistry, protein design, DNA objects, applied physics, molecular biology, computational chemistry, and engineering. Areas addressed include malformed proteins, extracellular crosslinks, cell loss and atrophy, senescent cells, cancer, mitochondrial mutations, along with the roles of stem cells and gene therapy. More on Foresight Workshops: https://foresight.org/technical-workshops-and-whitepapers/
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Specialists in research areas related to increasing human longevity collaborated with those tackling the challenges of atomically-precise 3D structures and molecular machines, including construction pathways using biochemistry organic/inorganic chemistry, protein design, DNA objects, applied physics, molecular biology, computational chemistry, and engineering.

Areas addressed include malformed proteins, extracellular crosslinks, cell loss and atrophy, senescent cells, cancer, mitochondrial mutations, along with the roles of stem cells and gene therapy.

More on Foresight Workshops:
https://foresight.org/technical-workshops-and-whitepapers/
We need your help now to steer toward Existential Hope tomorrow. - https://mailchi.mp/40896d10297c/we-need-your-help-today-to-steer-the-future-toward-existential-hope

12.18.18

Foresight Institute

Existential Hope, AI Coordination, Healing the Planet, and more: We need you! Help us complete the 45K Matching Grant Challenge before Dec 31st - mailchi.mp/7e090bf3e373/45k-matching-grant-halfway-there-help-us-complete-the-challenge-before-de... ... See MoreSee Less

Existential Hope, AI Coordination, Healing the Planet, and more: We need you! Help us complete the 45K Matching Grant Challenge before Dec 31st - https://mailchi.mp/7e090bf3e373/45k-matching-grant-halfway-there-help-us-complete-the-challenge-before-dec-31st

12.17.18

Foresight Institute

We cannot thank all Vision Weekend participants enough. It’s humbling to be part of a community that takes prototyping better futures seriously and cares about action rather than signaling. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did!

Our deepest gratitude to the amazing humans who contributed to this weekend of building grand visions for the future. Special thanks to GIl Penchina for hosting us at his Clock Tower and The Laundry and Internet Archive for being such amazing collaborators.

foresight.org/vision-weekend-2018/We cannot thank all Vision Weekend participants enough. It’s humbling to be part of a community that takes prototyping better futures seriously and cares about action rather than signaling. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! Our deepest gratitude to the amazing humans who contributed to this weekend of building grand visions for the future. Special thanks to GIl Penchina for hosting us at his Clock Tower and The Laundry and Internet Archive for being such amazing collaborators. https://foresight.org/vision-weekend-2018/
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We cannot thank all Vision Weekend participants enough. It’s humbling to be part of a community that takes prototyping better futures seriously and cares about action rather than signaling. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did!

Our deepest gratitude to the amazing humans who contributed to this weekend of building grand visions for the future. Special thanks to GIl Penchina for hosting us at his Clock Tower and The Laundry and Internet Archive for being such amazing collaborators.

https://foresight.org/vision-weekend-2018/

 

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