Videos From #ScienceRewired – See The Talks Online! #SRW12

Firstly, another huge thanks to everyone involved with ScienceRewired - and to Bora for giving my blogging of the event a shout-out on the Scientific American site!Here's a few highlights; check out the Vimeo site for more.Digital Citizen Science Platforms from ScienceRewired on Vimeo. Discover how citizen science is making use of digital mediums to engage with the public and address key scientific questions. Features John La Salle Director, Atlas of Living Australia - - and … [Read more...]

Links Du Jour With Science, Sexism, Manga, Genomes, Magic – And Gold’s New Zealand Walk Completed!

Morning all (well, morning to those on my side of the planet) - some reads for the morning before I take a little break and focus on podcasting and exams for a while.Firstly, a little while back my friend Gold decided to walk / bicycle ride from the very SOUTH of New Zealand to the very NORTH of New Zealand for charity - to raise funds for the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust, Woman's Refuge and NZ Skeptics.And he did it. Two hours, final 20km of a 2895km trip and my target destination … [Read more...]

Now Out – CSICOP’s Curiouser And Curiouser On Shuzi Sports Band – And More ScienceRewired Interviews!

Here's a quick update - even more interviews out for the ScienceRewired AudioBoo series I’ve been doing!Interview With Cobi Smith - CPAS at ScienceRewiredandInterview With Deborah Cleland - ANU at ScienceRewiredOf course, you can still sign on for the conference, coming up very soon on the 11th October!While you're listening, jump on over to my latest Curiouser and Curiouser column over on the CSICOP website - If You Know Shuzi Like the Merseyside Skeptics Know Shuzi: Testing the Shuzi … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Amazing Mind Reader Reveals His ‘Gift’

Thanks to Daniel Loxton for this find! … [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...]

Earlybird Tickets Close Today For ScienceRewired – Get To Adelaide For SCIENCE!

Last chance for earlybird tickets! And I'll be releasing a collection of the interviews that feature on the AudioBoo ScienceRewired page on the Token Skeptic podcast later tonight! sciencerewired - 11th October at The Science Exchange in Adelaide, Australia - Before the 1st September and save $100 – that’s today! We’ll be exploring the impact of social media, crowdsourcing and digital technologies on science communication and citizen science on the major social and scientific issues of our time. … [Read more...]

R. Elisabeth Cornwell at TAM 2012 – Social Networks: Civilizing the Future

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#NSWk Giant Science – World Record Attempt At Curtin University

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Little Kitten – How to Wrap Your Heaphones Without Losing Your Mind

Someone at work asked about this: … [Read more...]

How To Be Fed Up – 101

Lesson One: WHAT IS A COMMUNITY? We recently posted an innocent looking piece of fan art on Facebook that was created by one of our community members. The image playfully mashed up the themes of Mass Effect and My Little Pony, depicting the Pinkie Pie character in N7 armor. We thought it was hilarious and wanted to let the rest of our community in on the fun... Lesson Two: Jason Manford on Trolls and Gary Barlow ...But during the Olympic closing ceremony I posted this: “Fair play Gary Barlow. Wha … [Read more...]

How Not To Promote BigFoot Belief On Twitter…

Click on the picture to head to Hayley's hilarious adventures with "A conversation about Sasquatch".You can follow Hayley Stevens (and her website) on Twitter and you can follow Alice Sheppard (and her website) on Twitter as well. Patronising dearies need not apply. … [Read more...]