Little Kitten – Seven Minutes Of Terror

On August 5, NASA's Curiosity rover will have to go from the top of the atmosphere to the surface of Mars in just seven minutes. Team members describe the insane complexity behind landing on the Red Planet. … [Read more...]

Learn With Portals… Teach With Portals!

I don't know if you've seen this video before:From, back in 2011: Steam have created “Teach with Portals”, a website that allows educators to sign up to gain access to an educational version of Portal 2 and the Portal 2 puzzle maker. The software uses realistic physics (just like the other Portal games) and inspires teachers and students to create their own puzzles, explore different worlds, and share custom lesson plans. Here's what the official site says about Teach With Port … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Clang (Neal Stephenson Kickstarter)

Neal Stephenson wants to revolutionize sword fighting video games. … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Shaun Micallef Wreaks Havoc On Breakfast

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Little Kitten – Build Your Own Sasquatch Tracker!

This one is for Doubtful News, with the hope that future Sasquatch hunting finds will be as cute. Head to the 12 minute mark to see the eventual product that these 'hunters' created. … [Read more...]

Media140 Perth – Working At DigitalMe 2012

You can spot me working with the other brilliant bloggers at around the 1:20min mark. I'm taking photos. This was one of the three days that I spent volunteering with Media140 - highly recommended and a wonderful experience with a dedicated team.By the way, you can see the screen of my laptop at about the .26 second mark here in the Media140 Business video... because I was probably the only blogger following Teller on Twitter! … [Read more...]

The First Rule Of Atheist Club…

"Even when atheists make entirely peaceful, positive, seemingly uncontroversial statements in public forums, we still get vicious rhetorical attacks and threats. I think incidents like these prove that we can't possibly be "nice enough" to win everyone over, at least not if that's our sole tactic." The First Rule of Atheist Club is that you cannot be nice. No one can be nice. You'll never be nice enough, so don't try.Second Rule of Atheist Club is that arrival tea, biscuits and fruit must be … [Read more...]

Humanity+ @Melbourne 2012 Summit – Happening Soon!

A Future Science and Technology conference - this two day  long conference in Melbourne may interest some scientists and science communicators, as well as skeptics (considering that both the recent NECSS featured a panel on Futurism and the forthcoming TAM is advertising a workshop on "Skepticism about the Future: Techno-optimism vs. Reality").5-6 May 2012 - Melbourne - Humanity+ FUTURE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGYJoin the conversation at Humanity+ Summit on 5-6th of May to explore the poss … [Read more...]

The Token Skeptic Interviews – Gia Milinovich (Meets The Blues Brothers – Kind Of)

I'll be away volunteering for the next few days at several conferences in a row (check out the work of the Media140 Perth team here) - in the meantime, feel free to be entertained and enlightened with some behind-the-scenes stories and interviews from the Token Skeptic podcast - and check out Sharon Hill's latest "Sounds Sciencey" at CSICOP with “You are Not Entitled to Your Own Bigfoot Facts”! I'll be back blogging as usual early next week. I don't know about you, but whenever I think about some … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Mini Golf Inspired By Portal, MineCraft And More

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Digital Futures – Media140 Conferences In Perth – Coming Soon!

There's three technology and internet conferences happening in a row in Perth - two are free for everyone to attend! You'll be able to see the content featured at - but first, here's the days that are up for grabs:26th April -  DIGITAL BUSINESS - Agenda - What are the key challenges facing business in the digital age? DigitalBusiness will showcase the latest thinking in social media, social mobile and social commerce to help you develop more effective digital str … [Read more...]