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All watched over by machines of loving grace

I recently saw a documentary at the Palais de Tokyo as part of their exhibition entitled “All watched over by machines of loving grace.” The… 534 more words

Pale Blue Dot - a solution to climate change semiotics

Global warming is a word brimming with meaning. When you hear it, you probably think about more than just the green house effect – maybe the Great Barrier Reef and its most recent beaching event, the renewable energy debate, perhaps even climate threats to global security. 861 more words


Why Spring May Tick You Off...

It’s that time of the year when the days last longer than the nights, the temperature warms, and many take a needed breath of relief. Winter has come to an end and we welcome the arrival of… 497 more words

How to Deal with Reluctant Audiences, Part 2: Having Empathetic Conversations

In part one of this series we discussed why people may be reluctant to accept ideas that are supported by scientific consensus and why scientific communication may be failing to convince people to accept these theories. 1,294 more words


Why Narrative Works in Science Communication

In a previous post, I talked about why Scientific data itself isn’t enough to change public opinions on science. How then do scientists convince the public to accept established truths?   684 more words


Steal This Presentation!

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Communicating ideas clearly is one of those ultra-important skills critical for successfully navigating school, relationships, jobs, and…well, life in general.

As a teacher, I’ve had the unfortunate experience of sitting through hundreds of excruciatingly, mind-numbingly boring presentations over the past 15 years. 276 more words

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