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Monthly Archive: February 2011

Feb 28 2011

Initiate Panic Mode

It’s that time of the quarter again, so don’t expect a lot of updates from me this week. This morning I got the lovely surprise that my end of the quarter departmental research presentation was being moved from Tuesday March 15th to Friday March 11th, eliminating four days of preparation that I would have really …

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Feb 27 2011

Import awards ceremony tonight!

…What? No, not the Oscars – who cares about those? I mean something much more important – The Bloggies! Winners will start being announced at 8 pm EST (5pm PST) via their twitter feed and Facebook page. Blag Hag is nominated for Best Weblog about Religion – but I gotta admit, I think Friendly Atheist …

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Feb 26 2011

How to make guys like you

Here that, ladies and gentlemen? Nerds = awesome to date. …Now, if only I knew how to find the cute godless nerds in Seattle – I think we’re all too busy hiding in our apartments reading blogs and playing video games to actually run into each other. What a conundrum.

Feb 25 2011

It’s the little assumptions

Via Geek Feminism Blog:Advertisement: Can you solve one of our puzzles? Can you explain it to your mom? We’re hiring hackers with people skills.Post It Note: My mom has a PhD in Math It’s amazing how often science oriented speakers or advertisements will say stuff like “Explain it so mom/grandma can understand.” One of those …

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Feb 25 2011

It's the little assumptions

Via Geek Feminism Blog:Advertisement: Can you solve one of our puzzles? Can you explain it to your mom? We’re hiring hackers with people skills.Post It Note: My mom has a PhD in Math It’s amazing how often science oriented speakers or advertisements will say stuff like “Explain it so mom/grandma can understand.” One of those …

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Feb 25 2011

I’ve found my new favorite atheist

And she’s a 14 year old girl! “There’s so much violence that comes with religion. So you know what? Stop giving these things to children. Let them form their own decisions when they’re older and actually have the intelligence and mental capacity to make up their own minds.” This. I’d say someone needs to tell …

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Feb 25 2011

I've found my new favorite atheist

And she’s a 14 year old girl! “There’s so much violence that comes with religion. So you know what? Stop giving these things to children. Let them form their own decisions when they’re older and actually have the intelligence and mental capacity to make up their own minds.” This. I’d say someone needs to tell …

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Feb 23 2011

Save the date – April 2!

That’s when Rock Beyond Belief will be rocking Fort Bragg, North Carolina! It’s a completely free day of skeptical entertainment in response to the offensive and religious Rock The Fort.It’ll be featuring speakers like Dan Barker, Richard Dawkins, Margaret Downey, Dale McGowan, Hemant Mehta, Eugenie Scott, and meeeeeeee! And a bunch of great musicians, too …

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Feb 22 2011

I suck at titles

I’m doing a speaking tour in Minnesota in March, and if I don’t come up with a title for my talk soon, my host groups are going to greet me with torches and pitchforks. Okay, it’s not quite that bad yet – but I certainly am being a stereotypically difficult speaker at the moment. There …

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Feb 20 2011

On the bright side…

I had a blast at the Secular Student Alliance Southern California leadership summit. I don’t exactly feel like writing a big summary at the moment, but I wanted to rub it in that I saw a bunch of awesome speakers and just got out of a hot tub. I think this photo pretty much summarizes …

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