Life Science

Practice saving the world

FISpace is about the future and innovation. Want to practice collaborating with others to solve some hella problems? Then check out SUPERSTRUCT, the first massively multiplayer forecasting game. It was created by the Institute for the Future to use multiplayer gaming to see how people solve complex problems like the ones the world will face in the 21st Century. We’re ...

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Can we live forever?

Rather coincidentally I’ve run into a couple of indicators in the past week that the meme (i.e., the idea) that life might be extended indefinitely is gaining some traction. The first was an article in Wired titled “The Fight to End Aging Gains Legitimacy, Funding.” That leads to a series of interesting videos from the recent conference at UCLA on ...

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Baby 3.0

  I just wanted to take a moment on behalf of all the staff here at FISpace.org to say Congratulations to Randal and Allison Moss on the birth of their baby girl last week. Her name is Luca and you can check out her photo below. I call her Baby 3.0 because think of the world she is entering. If ...

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New use for Map API and ecological events

There have been numerous uses of Google Map APIs  to track everything from crime statistics to Relay For Life events to… well bugs. A Cincinnati real estate blog recently reported on an effort by Mt. Saint Joseph University to crowd source Cicada emergence throughout the country. The Map AIP is a collaborative effort by the community to upload Cicada sightings ...

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