This post rounds out what I have from the 2008 NASW conference in Palo Alto. These are presented in no particular order. First up, here’s a talk by Prof. Cliff Nass of Stanford about robots that can disobey humans and howwe can build a world of more harmonious human-machine interaction. He’s a very lively speaker. [...]
NASW ADVICE from Main Sequence on Vimeo. Here are some writing tips from Emily Sohn, a freelance journalist who frequently writes for Science News for Kids, and Andy Fell of the egghead blog and UC Davis News Service. Emily and Andy were both speakers at the 2008 NASW Conference in Palo Alto and were gracious [...]
A talk by Stanford primatologist Ropert Sapolsky from this year’s NASW conference. He talks about parasites that can hijack your mind, sort of like Money Mark. Well…technically they hijack rat brains, making them less afraid of cats. Apologies for the weird camera angle.