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Immortality, Singularities, and the Kurzweil tribe

I’m an enthusiast for all things ancient as much as I am an enduring optimist for the future (except for the undying wheezing bloodless zombified remake/prequel/sequel/reboot machine that is Hollywood. I mean seriously, they remade The Mechanic. Why, for the love of Thoth???)

Inevitably, my interest in the future leads me to skate close to [...]

The Future Is Now

“A bunch of angry smiling people were handing out these anti-evolution flyers.”

Before there was the TV show Futurama, there was The Simpsons. Sprung forth from the same genius mind of Matt Groening, the man responsible for re-defining comedy, sarcasm, and satire for an entire generation (my generation), Futurama is the perfect blend of science, [...]

No Comfort for Darwin

So, I’m assuming that you’ve seen that Cameron and Comfort are planning to distribute copies of “The Origin of Species” with their 50-page introduction saying how evolution is all mumbo-jumbo.

I’ve heard countless references to various findings that are in support of evolution, whether they be fossil finds (with and without predictions), lab experiments, and [...]

Creationists in the Boston Globe

Okay, so I was waaaay behind on this one. I know Blake and PZ and others already went there but a number of you sent this in and I like to keep tabs on the Globe for Bostonist. Therefore, I just posted this. You should click the link if for no other reason than to [...]

Dinner With The Skeptics’ Guide At The Amaz!ng Meeting

Today, I am pleased to officially announce this year’s “Dinner With The SGU at TAM”. If you are at all on the fence about attending one of the greatest conferences on skepticism, then perhaps this might help you tip those scales of indecision.

Back in 2007, our first year at TAM, the five of us [...]