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Tag Archive: PZ Myers

Sep 06 2013

Bat cruise coming

I guess it’s for real now, since PZ Myers mentioned his upcoming appearance in Austin. There are still spots available on the boat now, and it’s coming up in just three weeks, so get moving! You can read about the event and purchase tickets here. Update:  The lecture begins at 3 PM on Saturday, September …

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May 01 2012

Racial Profiling – a data mining perspective (WARNING: WONKY)

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Sam Harris posted a piece called “In Defense of Profiling.”  PZ Myers posted a response explaining why that’s a terrible idea. In general it should go without saying that I agree with PZ, unless stated otherwise.  I just want to add a little something from the perspective of a computer science nerd whose been around …

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Jul 13 2010

Atheism and Skepticism

I’ve talked about the Skeptics’ Schism before…and I’m sure I’ll talk about it again. Here’s today’s take on the subject. I’d recommend reading D.J.’s post at the JREF site, and PZ Myers’ post that it links to. Seriously. They’re good posts and provide the needed context and background for this quote from Pamela Gay:   …

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