Month: August 2007

  • Bizarre Star Discovered to Have Comet-Like Tail

    Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/C. Martin (Caltech)/M. Seibert(OCIW) – “Johnny Appleseed of the Cosmos“ The first star discovered with a comet-like tail was announced today by the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) team. While exploring the sky in ultraviolet light, GALEX spotted a tail of material streaming behind the binary star Mira, or Omicron Ceti, located 450 light […]

  • Ending Aging

    [11 August 2021 Statement by Richard Leis about Transhumanism, Life Extension, and Related Organizations and Movements] Ending Aging: The Rejuvenation Breakthroughs That Could Reverse Human Aging in Our Lifetime by Aubrey de Grey and Michael Rae September 04, 2007

  • 7th Alcor Conference

    [Frontier Channel Coverage: Alcor Conference – Table of Contents] 7th Alcor Conference Hilton Scottsdale Resort, Scottsdale, AZ, USA October 5-7, 2007

  • Third “Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence” Conference (SENS3)

    Please see Frontier Channel’s coverage of this event. Third “Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence” Conference (SENS3) Queens’ College, Cambridge, England September 6-10, 2007 Description: The purpose of the SENS conference series, like all the SENS initiatives (such as the journal Rejuvenation Research and the Methuselah Mouse Prize), is to expedite the development of truly effective […]

  • The Singularity Summit 2007

    Please see Frontier Channel’s coverage of this event. The Singularity Summit 2007 Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, 3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123 September 8-9, 2007, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Organizers: the Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence (SIAI) August 13, 2007 Press Release: “The Singularity Summit to address promise and peril of advanced […]

  • The AI Question

    “When will AI surpass human-level intelligence?” This not an uncommon question in the futurist sphere, and especially among transhumanists and singularitarians. Bruce Klein, President of Novamente, a company pursuing Artificial General Intelligence by way of virtual agents, asked this question on the company’s blog and invited people to respond. The question appears straight forward enough. […]

  • Cybernudism and Frontier Channel Merged

    My blog that use to be “Leis on Life” and then “Cybernudism” has been imported into Frontier Channel. The old blog has been deleted and the cybernudism domain name parked. I kept these properties separate in a half-hearted attempt to keep news reporting and commentary separate. However, there was a lot of overlap and they […]

  • Frontier Channel Overhaul

    Notice a difference?  I am currently overhauling the Frontier Channel site by moving the old static pages into WordPress and designing a new look.  This move to content management software should make the site much, much easier to maintain and allow me to finally provide the first new content since March 2006. The graphics that […]