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Teachers: Get Free Registration to The Amaz!ng Meeting with an Educator Grant

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If you are not an educator, please help spread the word about this wonderful opportunity.

If you ARE an educator, would you like to bring more skepticism and critical thinking into your classroom? Would you like to be inspired, energized, and informed? The Amaz!ng Meeting 2014 is a great place to meet other educators, gather materials (including printed copies of

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Wrap Your Brain Around Monty Hall

NOTE: this post also appears on the wonderful site about crazy coincidence, theoddsmustbecrazy.com.

Monty Hall

Monty Hall

I have always been amused and intrigued by responses to “The Monty Hall Problem”, especially when I talk about it to audiences with a high concentration of engineers and mathematicians. If you are familiar with it, but you’ve always struggled with an unsettled feeling

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Skeptrack at Dragon*Con 2011

Tuesday I returned home from my third Dragon*Con, “the largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the universe!” I’m not a big fan of crowds, so I probably would not choose to attend such an event without getting something significant out of it. In this case, I

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The Amaz!ng Meeting [TAM9]: Some Notes

Workshop: Skepticism in the Classroom

Matt engages the audience. Photo by Dean Baird (minor retouching and cropping by me)

Matt engages the audience. Photo by Dean Baird (minor retouching and cropping by me)

First I would like to thank those who attended our workshop at The Amaz!ng Meeting 9 for your patience as we recover from the meeting and organize our thoughts. I have created a permanent page (under “Resources”) where you can access

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Dragon*Con 2010


Official programming begins Friday morning. If you can’t make it to Atlanta, presentations on Skeptrack will be live-streamed on the Skeptrack website. You can also watch it on Ustream.

The Skeptrack site includes a schedule in Eastern time.

If you are attending, I highly recommend this guide to digital content by Tim Farley.

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