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Tim Farley
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New +Skepticality podcast episode features an interview with Arthur I. Miller on the intersection between science and art. Segments this week include Wikipedia from +Susan Gerbic, skeptical humanities from +Robert Blaskiewicz, +The Odds Must Be Crazy from +Wendy Hughes and +John Rael as well as my Skeptic History segment with an ANNOUNCEMENT for anyone attending #Skeptrack  at +Dragon Con later this summer. Please enjoy.  http://bit.ly/1qjkrUb #podcast  
Arthurs latest book, 'Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-Edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art' looks at this world from the 1960's to today
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#VirtualSkeptics will be LIVE in about 20 minutes, here’s the direct YouTube link to join us: http://youtu.be/e5r1U_UkDdw  Or you can watch at the blog here: http://wp.me/p2Jvxa-9F
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#VirtualSkeptics  will be LIVE in about 15 minutes. Why not join us and participate in the show? I'll be talking about Deepak Chopra and Dr. Oz in my segment. http://youtu.be/DkNo6ZuDkF8
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#VirtualSkeptics will be LIVE in about 15 minutes. Guest panelist is Barbara Drescher. Join us! http://youtu.be/nyBwFnCiHi0
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Two truthers undone by skeptical use of technology, my latest Skeptools:

Some working knowledge of how digital cameras work can go a long way in debunking the often ridiculous antics of truthers.
Some working knowledge of how digital cameras work can go a long way in debunking the often ridiculous antics of truthers.
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TONIGHT! Find out how the #VirtualSkeptics  video webcast played a crucial role in the 2012 arrest of the infamous David #Mabus   - charges to which he pled guilty last week. Watch LIVE at 8pm EDT (Midnight UTC) http://virtualskeptics.com  (About 10 hours from now).
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"With science as with politics, identity often trumps the facts." Brendan Nyhan comments on Dan Kahan's latest Cultural Cognition study. This is important stuff for skeptic activists to understand.  http://nyti.ms/1qL6QZw
People who deny widely accepted findings on subjects like climate change are not necessarily ignorant of the science.
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#VirtualSkeptics will be LIVE in about 15 minutes. Here: http://youtu.be/DkNo6ZuDkF8
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Left screen is Bill Nye the Science Guy, still working on the right screen. Do you read these??
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Attending The Amazing Meeting #TAM2014 next month? Here's a list of some key tips.

If you are attending TAM2014 next month, here are some links to helpful information.
If you are attending TAM2014 next month, here are some links to helpful information.
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Yes, we set up an Epilogger page for TAM 2013 and it was quite handy. 
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A brand new +Skepticality podcast is out! It has interviews with Allen J. Woppert and Jonathan Tweet, plus segments by myself, +Susan Gerbic, +Robert Blaskiewicz, +Wendy Hughes and +John Rael of +The Odds Must Be Crazy Check it out here: http://bit.ly/SLr2eP
Book about when a biology teacher in Batshit, Illinois attempts to slip Intelligent Design, instead of evolution, into the school classroom.
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Four ways to get attendees to help make your skeptic event more interesting. My latest blog:

Skeptic event planners are starting to used a mix of old and new techniques to make events more diverse and interesting.
Skeptic event planners are starting to used a mix of old and new techniques to make events more diverse and interesting.
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Blog & social media science of interest to skeptics is being discussed at #ICWSM My latest blog:

The 8th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media is being held in Michigan this week, there are several skeptic-relevant papers being presented.
The 8th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media is being held in Michigan this week, there are several skeptic-relevant papers being presented.
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  • Silverpop
    Application Security Analyst, 2011 - present
  • Skeptical Software Tools
    Blogger, 2008 - present
  • James Randi Educational Foundation
    Research Fellow, 2011 - 2014
  • InfoSec Institute
    Instructor, 2009 - 2011
  • OpenSpan, Inc.
    Software engineer, 2007 - 2009
  • SPI Dynamics (HP)
    Software engineer, 2004 - 2006
  • Ipswitch
    Software engineer, 2001 - 2004
  • Internet Security Systems (IBM)
    Software engineer, 1997 - 2001
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Focused on online misinformation, computer security & skepticism. Curates @WhatsTheHarm and @SkepticHistory. Past Fellow for JREF.
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I'm a software engineer and scientific skeptic and I created the site What's The Harm (whatstheharm.net).  I'm currently working on research into ways to combine those two interests into a startup company that would provide tools to identify and avoid misinformation on the internet. I blog at skeptools.com. I am a Past Fellow of the James Randi Educational Foundation.
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  • Georgia Tech
  • Valdosta High School
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