Carrie Wong’s member profile from Cryonics September 2014 has been added to the website. Part of the growing constituency of life extension advocates and activists in British Columbia, Carrie Wong splashed into cryonics head first upon learning about it when she attended a meeting of the Lifespan Society of British Columbia at the University of […]
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Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud alcor contributed a whooping 52 entries.
Cryonics Magazine 3rd Quarter 2020 is now available on the website. Featured articles include: How to Sustain an Organization for Over a Century. Part One: Corporate LongevityIn this two-part article, Max More reviews the track record of different types of organizations to survive for very long periods and what it means for Alcor. Interview with […]
An English language version of the Netflix documentary Hope Frozen: A Quest to Live Twice was released September 15, based on the 2015 Alcor cryopreservation of a 2-year-old Thai girl with brain cancer. A trailer can be found here: https://www.netflix.com/title/81072979 The documentary has received quite a bit of press coverage: The Sun, UK: “HOPE FROZEN: […]
We are in the process of adding more Member Profiles to the website from back issues of Cryonics magazine. Hal Finney’s Member Profile from Cryonics, 2nd Quarter 2019, is actually a Patient Profile — Hal was cryopreserved in 2014. Hal, who had cryopreservation arrangements with the Alcor Foundation for over 20 years, was Bitcoin’s earliest-ever […]
“Pet owners are freezing their dead pets hoping science will bring them back to life.” Note at the end that they got the cost wrong on cryopreserving pets (they gave the cost for cryopreserving a whole-body human).
Q: I enjoy activities that are fun but may be dangerous sometimes, like mountain climbing, scuba diving, and wilderness exploration. I understand that these activities could cause me to die in a place where I may not be retrieved in time for a good cryopreservation, or at all. Would signing up for cryonics mean that […]
By Max More Looking for a cryonics-laden brain workout? Check out the Q2 2020 issue of Cryonics. The single weightiest piece in this issue is “Mathematics and Modeling in Cryonics: Some Historical Highlights” by R. Michael Perry and Aschwin de Wolf. If you find yourself arguing with a critic who says cryonics is based on […]
Katee Sackhoff, an actress best known for her starring role in the TV series Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009), toured Alcor on February 7, 2020. She states: “Follow me as I get a fascinating tour of a real-life cryonics facility, with real-life (currently dead) frozen bodies in it. You can decide for yourself if cryonics lands more […]
A-1468, a confidential, 56-year old male Alcor member with neuro cryopreservation arrangements was discovered legally deceased in his residence in May 2020. Cryogenic cooldown was initiated two days later. A-1468 had been an Alcor member for many years. The circumstances were extremely unfortunate. This patient experienced an unattended death in his home in California, making […]
CNET posted an article and a photo gallery about Alcor today: Article with video: “Cryonics, brain preservation and the weird science of cheating death.” Photo Gallery: “Frozen in time: Inside the facility preserving the dead through cryonics.”