Category Archives: Promoting

5 Interesting Links for 06-16-2017

Origins (Archaeology) The discovery and dating of Homo sapiens fossils in Morocco implies a very different origin story for modern humans than the current theories. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/07/science/human-fossils-morocco.html Sociology (Finances) A look at how the common savings advice focuses on something irrelevant … Continue reading

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Notes from World Building Techniques and Approaches at BayCon 2017

Panelists: Kevin Andrew Murphy, Ms. Jennifer L. Carson, Jon Chaisson, and Katharine Kerr Moderated by me (Margaret McGaffey Fisk) Note: I’ve tried to get the correct attributions, but sometimes multiple people spoke on the same concept so no guarantees I … Continue reading

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BayCon 2017 Con Report

The experience of a science fiction convention is a mix of your state, coincidence, programming, and organization, at least in my opinion. For this year’s BayCon, all those pieces fell into place. The programming was varied, interesting, and provoked many … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 04-28-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Research (Genetics) I knew that chickens sometimes spontaneously grew teeth, but researchers have figured out the protein cluster responsible for beaks and successfully suppressed it to cause a dinosaur snout … Continue reading

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My BayCon 2017 Panel Schedule Is in and I Can’t Wait

For those of you who are local to Reno, Nevada, don’t forget to drop by the Earth Day celebration at Idlewild Park this Sunday (http://www.renoearthday.org/). I’ll be there at booth #1020 in the California Building with the science fair so … Continue reading

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