What a brilliant, brilliant weekend it was. The organisers of QED Con have once again pulled a normally evolved rabbit out of a completely non-magical and entirely rational hat. Things went from sex and drugs, through assault with batteries, and SCAM, and religious persecution, all the way to leaving hate behind. It was amazing, humbling, [...]
Awesome ! It’s 194 days and 16 hours away and still I can’t wait ! If you have ever been to a QED conference then you know how much fun is had there and what a great feeling it is to be surrounded by hundreds of other geeks and skeptics and science nerds all there [...]
I’m travelling up to QEDcon on the Friday night, possibly in the afternoon depending, and have one or two seats available for a car share. Return on Sunday after the conference. Anyone from the Winchester/Basingstoke/Reading area need a lift and is willing to contribute to fuel costs ? Let me know by email [...]
Here we go ! QED Con day 2.
The conference took off like one of Helen’s Apollo rockets and we dived back into skepticism with the 10:23 campaign mass ‘overdose’ of homeopathic medicine. This year the capaign has gone global, and by global I mean all over the planet. Including Antarctica ! Yes ANTARCTICA. How [...]
I left off yesterday before the evening’s great entertainment that was provided by Matt Parker of Stand-up Maths and the micro-supernova of energy that is Helen Keen as Robin Ince couldn’t make it due to family issues. Hope that’s all sorted Robin.
But before we got to the dinner or to the main shows in [...]
So what was it like ? What was it all about ? How did it go ? Was there a real Dalek there ?
Well here we go.
It was fantastic. Really fantastic. Excellent choice of speakers and they included several I have wated to hear speak for some considerable time. Especially Eugenie Scott and [...]
We are all just about recovered from TAMLondon and thoughts are already turning to February and QEDCon in glorious Manchester (England’s true second city). The guys at Manchester and Merseyside Skeptics Society have arranged for a discount rate at the Ramada in Picadilly where the conference is taking place and if you would [...]