The Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge offers cash prizes and free entrepreneur mentorship in a competition open to all university students around the world who want to design products and services which optimize long life for us all.
Category: Prize Contest
If you are familiar with the X Prize, then what if there were a prize dedicated to poverty reduction through the diffusion of advanced technologies?
Dr. Joon Yun is managing partner and president of Palo Alto Investors, LLC, who recently agreed to donate a $1 million Palo Alto Prize to reverse the aging process. The Palo Alto Longevity Prize is a $1 million life science competition dedicated to ending aging.
The Russian government has launched a public competition, reserved to Russian entities, offering $111,000 to break Tor encryption, meanwhile Carnegie Melon researchers cancel their Black Hat presentation explaining how to de-anonymize Tor users.
The 2015 Commonsense Reasoning Symposium, to be held at the AAAI Spring Symposium at Stanford from March 23-25, 2015, will include a special session for presentations and discussions on progress and issues related to the Winograd Schema Challenge.
For Transvision 2014, first seminar dedicated to Transhumanism in France, Fixience, the AFT and ‘l’espace des sciences Pierre-Gilles de Gennes’ of the ESPCI ParisTech give you the opportunity to create a project with the theme of issues related to TRANSHUMANISM and to present it on the 22th of November 2014. This will be the first international symposium on transhumanism in France.
Let us imagine that the world becomes convinced that indefinite life extension is desirable and that achieving it is feasible. The people aren’t sure how they can help though. A reporter turns to you and asks you to speak into the camera and tell the people what they can do to help the cause move forward. What do you tell them?
With all the media attention and hype associated with 3-d printing and nano-tech materials it is easy to forget how useful ancient technologies like lost wax casting, solar heating, and glass truly are.
Humanity has become more and more connected, from the national level to the personal. Yet are we becoming better able to collectively harness our information, goals, and ideas to lead to wise decisions? How could we best enhance humanity’s collective wisdom to help overcome the global challenges of the next century?