Science Online 2011

Jan. 13-16, 2011 – ScienceOnline2011, Research Triangle Park, NC I’m thrilled to be attending and participating in ScienceOnline2011 – the fifth annual conference on science and the web in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.  My first time!  I’ll be leading a session with Joanne Manaster on communicating science with humor, and I’ll be speaking/performing at …

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Synthetic Biology Conference

Feb. 3-4, 2011 – Synthetic Biology conference held at Google’s Washington, D.C. offices I am participating in a synthetic biology conference called “Here Be Dragons: Governing a Technologically Uncertain Future.” Stellar cast of speakers from science AND science fiction:  Drew Endy, Andrew Hessel, George Church, Robert J. Sawyer, Neal Stephenson, Bruce Sterling, Robert Wright, and …

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SkeptiCal 2010 Science & Skepticism Conference

I will be speaking at SkeptiCal 2010, the Northern California Science & Skepticism Conference in Berkeley, April 24. Other speakers include Eugenie Scott, Seth Shostak, Kirsten Sanford, Brian Dunning, and more.  See the list of speakers. Date: Saturday, April 24, 2010. 9AM to 6PM. Location: Brower Center, Berkeley, California. Sponsors: Bay Area Skeptics and Sacramento-Area …

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I've Been Scooped Again

A couple of the presentations at today’s “Let’s Have An Awesome Time Doing Science” conference were conducted via Skype video. Uri Alon of the Department of Molecular Cell Biology & Department of Physics of Complex Systems at the Weizmann Institute in Israel, gave a particularly fun presentation entitled, “Peace Love Science Happiness.” He performed his …

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