This week we find out what happened at Mozfest (and speak to the director of the Mozilla foundation!), figure out the truth about pirates – as well as discover what’s going to be happening at QED and why religion became so popular.
Mozfest (1:40) by Julie Gould (ft Mark Surman & Kaitlin Thaney) Pirates (12:48) by Chris Chapman QED Plug (19:20) by James O’Malley (ft Marsh) History of Religion (27:35) by James O’Malley (ft Matthew Kneale) The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two
Last weekend as QEDcon 2013 in Manchester, and in addition to picking up an Editor’s Choice Award at the Ockham Awards (thanks!), we also had an hour slot in which we could showcase some interesting people talking about interesting things. Here’s a recording of that.
Analogue Missions (1:45) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Prof Gordon Osinski) FOIA (12:54) by James Firth Deconversion (21:07) by Drew Rae Guides Inclusivity (28:32) by Salim Fadhley (ft Tessa Kendall) Too Many Ministers (35:39) by Cory Hazelhurst Spine Wizards (42:30) by Trish Hann Celebrity Skeptics (47:54) by Keir Liddle Secular Europe Campaign (53:42) by James O’Malley (ft Andrew Copson) QED 2010 (61:10) by James O’Malley (ft Michael Marshall) The sketches were by David Lovesy, Brian Two and Steve Clark
What’s wrong with eugenics? By Sean Ellis Polygamy by Liz Lutgendorff Voting is irrational by Craig Lucas Learning facts by Dr*T Motorcycle Science by James Thomas Reviving a ritual by Jourdemayne Growing into skepticism by Stells Dessoy
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Industrial Relations (1:42) by Drew Rae Animal Testing (7:02) by Dean Burnett Data Retention (17:09) by James Firth Catholic School Selection (22:25) by Salim Fadhley (ft James Gray) Journalism Shortcuts (30:28) by Marsh Kat Akingbade at QED (36:53) by Jon Treadway
Science is Vital Rally (1:36) recorded by James O’Malley Sally Bercow vs Migration Watch (10:56) recorded by James O’Malley The Census Campaign (13:15) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Andrew Copson) The Browne Review (22:04) by Drew Rae Chris Atkins Interview (27:39) by Jon Treadway