Archives for September 2012

Little Kitten – Amazing Mind Reader Reveals His ‘Gift’

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Little Kitten – What Happens When You Take A Scientist, Liquid Nitrogen And 1500 Table Tennis Balls?

I'm waiting quietly to be brought essays on animal rights, cultural relativism, Marxism, the correspondence theory of truth, compatibilism, Rawls vs Nozick or the mind/body problem.Combine all of those into one 100 word essay in the comments and I'll send you a silly prize.In the meantime, I wait. And I watch this. … [Read more...]

Google Hangout Review – Skeptical Manga Doodles!

I'm currently watching this: ...and as Fraser Cain said (when he popped in to say hello to everyone), it is brilliant that people are using Hangouts in a variety of ways - as great as Astronomy hangouts are and virtual skeptics / conversational get-togethers are. This "Skeptical Manga Doodles" session was being run by Kyle Hill, Sara Mayhew, Astrid Johannsen and Bob Blaskiewicz.Conversations were in no way restricted to technicalities like scribe pads, scripts and sketches and the difficulties … [Read more...]

More ScienceRewired Interviews – And What Do You Want From A Skeptical Podcast?

Firstly - a few links that you may have missed!New interviews out for the ScienceRewired AudioBoo series I've been doing:* Interview With Wilson DaSilva - Cosmos Magazine at ScienceRewired * Interview with Dr Laurel Evelyn Dyson - Centre for Human Centred Technology Design at ScienceRewired * Interview With Kirsten Gottschalk - ICRAR at sciencerewiredI'm REALLY looking forward to this conference, so if you're interested in a Tweet-up or networking, do let me know and we'll see what is po … [Read more...]

Watch The The 22nd First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony With Me! 2012 Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony takes place on Thursday, September 20th at Sanders Theater, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Ten (10) prizes are awarded. The winners have all done something that first makes people LAUGH and then makes them THINK.I greatly enjoyed last year's presentation that included poetry and an appearance by Amanda Palmer - I've followed the awards since Dr Karl Kruszelnicki won an 2002 … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Non-Candidate PSA – West Wing Reunion

This one is for Trish, with thanks to KO. … [Read more...]

Stuart Firestein – “The Values of Science: Ignorance, Uncertainty, and Doubt” – TAM 2012

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Congratulations Jason Ball – No To Homophobia At Australian AFL! (And My Busy Desk)

Okay - I am so busy that my desk currently looks like this:Yes, that's tea. In a teacup. Resting in a saucer. It's just how I roll.And the magazine is the latest edition of Australia's Cosmos and the book is Hiding the Elephant by Jim Steinmeyer. Both highly recommended.Those sticky notes? They're interviews, reminders, check-lists, work details... you name it. Most of them are checked off, but there's a lot more to go and a lot more to come.In fact, now looking at the title of this … [Read more...]

Podcasts Pending – Have A Puppy!

Sleep is currently eluding me, much like this not-so-tennis ball game for this puppy:So - more podcast episodes once I figure out what's going on and once I sort out some work and get some commitments fulfilled. Enjoy the video in the meantime! … [Read more...]

Feedback On The Token Skeptic – And Help Hayley Fundraise For QEDCon!

I haven't done a "Monday Morning Muse" for a while - how about I ask you to be inspiring?The Token Skeptic podcast is now up to Episode #136... and I'm wondering how it's doing for listeners? If you're able to spare a few minutes, please head over to the Token Skeptic 2012 survey at this link: Token Skeptic Survey.What am I after? Basic demographics, what episodes you've listened to (if any) and preferred length of show.All submissions are anonymous and if you'd like to give more … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – 100 Years Of Fashion: London

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