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A beautiful book that anticipates how biology and technology are combining to transform our culture, and ourselves.
A beautiful book that anticipates how biology and technology are combining to transform our culture, and ourselves.
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    Thank You from Jane Metcalfe

    Get a personalized thank you email from the book’s coeditor Jane Metcalfe acknowledging your support. Every little bit helps and you have our undying gratitude!

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    Digital Graphics

    10 thought-provoking digital graphics featuring memorable quotes from leading researchers at the forefront of the neobiological frontier. Plus we’ll send you a personalized digital thank you,

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    eBooklet of Dreams

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    Available in EPUB and MOBI formats.

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    The Book

    Get your copy of The Book and capture this moment in time, right as we’re perched on the edge of the neobiological frontier! Plus we’ll send you a personalized digital thank you, 10 digital graphics, and we'll keep you in the loop with project updates and behind-the-scenes info.

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    The Book - Signed

    Receive a special copy of the book lovingly signed by coeditor Jane Metcalfe and designer Jennifer Morla. You also get our undying gratitude, a digital thank you from Jane, and 10 thought-provoking digital graphics featuring memorable quotes from leading researchers at the forefront of the neobiological frontier. Plus we'll keep you in the loop with project updates and behind-the-scenes info.

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    Two Books

    Receive two copies of the book. You also get our undying gratitude, a digital thank you from Jane, and 10 thought-provoking digital graphics featuring memorable quotes from leading researchers at the forefront of the neobiological frontier. Plus we'll keep you in the loop with project updates and behind-the-scenes info.

    NOTE: The two books must ship to the same destination.

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    Self-Tracking Webinar

    Back by popular demand, Quantified Self (QS) expert Richard Sprague will share tips and tricks about what works — and what doesn’t — in the personal science of self-tracking in an exclusive interactive webinar session. From genomics/the microbiome to glucose monitoring and sleep, learn about the latest in self-hacking.

    Final date arranged through polling of backers, but plan on sometime in late March 2020.

    Plus we’ll send you a personalized digital thank you, 10 digital graphics, a copy of the book, and keep you in the loop with project updates and behind-the-scenes info.

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    • 1 seat at Richard Sprague’s self-tracking webinar
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    Two Golden Tickets to a Long Now Seminar

    The Long Now Foundation is a San Francisco-based nonprofit dedicated to getting the world to think beyond next quarter. Long Now’s Seminar series features some of today’s very biggest thinkers across a wide range of disciplines, from artificial intelligence to evolutionary biology to space civilization and more.

    This reward gets you two Golden Tickets to the seminar of your choice — which means even if it’s sold out, you get in. You might even want to come on March 31, 2020 to hear Jane Metcalfe speak about the Neobiological Revolution!

    Plus we’ll send you a personalized digital thank you, 10 digital graphics, a copy of the book, and keep you in the loop with project updates and behind-the-scenes info.

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    Two Books - Signed

    Receive two special copies of the book lovingly signed by coeditor Jane Metcalfe and designer Jennifer Morla. You also get our undying gratitude, a personalized digital thank you from Jane, and 10 thought-provoking digital graphics featuring memorable quotes from leading researchers at the forefront of the neobiological frontier. Plus we'll keep you in the loop with project updates and behind-the-scenes info.

    NOTE: The two books must ship to the same destination.

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    • 2 books, each signed by Jane Metcalfe and Jennifer Morla
    • 10 digital graphics
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    Ship Your DNA to the Moon

    Ever want to see a piece of yourself in the sky when you look up at the moon? Join an outward migration of life into the universe with LifeShip’s Moon Kit. Your DNA gets preserved in synthetic amber and saved in a Lunar Library along with an archive of human knowledge. You get added along with plants, animals, and fungi.

    The Lunar Library will launch in mid-2021, mounted to the Moon lander, which is destined for a location near the lunar North Pole. Both the rocket launch and the landing will be livestreamed.

    Plus we’ll send you a personalized digital thank you, 10 digital graphics, a signed copy of the book, and keep you in the loop with project updates and behind-the-scenes info.

    The Moon Kit ships to you for free; you only pay for shipping the book. (International backers ship the kit back to LifeShip at their expense.)

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    Dinner with Jane and Jennifer

    Join book coeditor Jane Metcalfe and designer Jennifer Morla in San Francisco for a gourmet meal and talk about science, design, and culture. We love the combination of food and big ideas!

    Private dinner with Jane Metcalfe and Jennifer Morla. Date, time, and San Francisco location TBD between backer and NEO.LIFE

    Plus we’ll send you a personalized digital thank you, 10 digital graphics, a signed copy of the book, and keep you in the loop with project updates and behind-the-scenes info.

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    DNA Analysis with Dr. Robert Green

    Visit the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Preventive Genomics Clinic in Boston and find out what’s in your DNA. Hear directly from Dr. Green how preventive genomics can revolutionize medicine, moving us from a treatment-based approach to 21st century-style prevention.

    Date and time TBD between backer and NEO.LIFE.

    Plus we’ll send you a personalized digital thank you, 10 digital graphics, a signed copy of the book, and keep you in the loop with project updates and behind-the-scenes info.

    Includes:
    • Brigham and Women’s Hospital Preventive Genomics Clinic tour
    • Genome sequencing and analysis by Dr. Robert Green
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    The Book - Early Bird Discount!

    Our earliest backers get a copy of our beautiful hardcover book at a 15% early bird discount. Plus we’ll send you a personalized digital thank you, 10 digital graphics, and keep you in the loop with project updates and behind-the-scenes info.

    THIS OFFER IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 24 HOURS OF THE CAMPAIGN.

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    Hack Your 2020 Diet with Richard Sprague

    Two video or phone consultations with quantified self (QS) expert Richard Sprague to learn more about self-tracking.

    NOTE: This is NOT a medical consultation, but a chance to interact with a guide who can help you get started, wrangle your data when it comes back, help you interpret it, and then devise hypotheses you can test. 2020 is your year to master optimum eating!

    Dates and times TBD between backer and NEO.LIFE.

    Plus we’ll send you a personalized digital thank you, 10 digital graphics, a signed copy of the book, and keep you in the loop with project updates and behind-the-scenes info.

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    • 2 self-tracking consultations with Richard Sprague
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