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Karl Withakay Related Skeptical Media Links

Links to various photos and videos I have shot at various skeptical conferences.

CSICon 2019

Facebook Photo Albums

CSICon 2019 Wed, Oct 16: Part One: Skeptics Toolbox, et al
Skeptics Toolbox with James Alcock, Loren Pankratz, & Ray Hyman.  Additional photos from Tues and Wed.

CSICon 2019 Thu, Oct 17: Part One: Asking Good Questions & Skeptical Activism Workshops
Chip Denman & Grace Denman and Susan Gerbic & Mark Edward

CSICon 2019 Thu, Oct 17: Part Two: The Investigators Workshop
Jim Underdown & Kenny Biddle

CSICon 2019 Thu, Oct 17: Part Three: Teaching Critical Thinking
Kathleen Dyer & Ray Hall

CSICon 2019 Thu, Oct 17: Part Four: Evening Portion Fantasyland: How American Went Haywire
Kurt Andersen MC, Leighann Lord, et al

CSICon 2019 Thu, Oct 17: Part Five Misc Photos

CSICon 2019 Fri, Oct 18: Part One
Fake News and pseudo-profound bullshit: Who falls for it and why? by Gordon Pennycook
FC: Communication Unsound by Janyce L. Boynton
How the Brain Learns and Why It Sometimes Gets It Wrong by Jeff Hawkins

CSICon 2019 Fri, Oct 18: Part Two
Beyond the “Issues”: The Personal Skeptical Existence by Troy Campbell
Junk News as Science by David Mikkelson
Legislative Alchemy: Pseudoscience in the Law by Jann Bellamy

CSICon 2019 Fri, Oct 18: Part Three
How to Win the New Climate War: The Plan to Take Back Our Planet from the Polluters by Michael Mann
Modern Wellness, Women, and the Religion of Pseudoscience by Jen Gunter
The Overblown Breast is Best Mantra by Kavin Senapathy

CSICon 2019 Fri, Oct 18: Part Four
Piff the Magic Dragon
Taking Courage From Darwin by Richard Dawkins

CSICon 2019 Fri, Oct 18: Part Five
Balles Award
Banachek Mentalist Show

CSICon 2019 Sat, Oct 19: Part One
Getting the Chemistry Right by Joe Schwarcz
Human Errors: What Our Quirks Tell Us About Our Past by Nathan Lents
The Little Non-Profit That Could: DFI’s Challenge to pseudoscience and alternative medicine through consumer protection laws by Nick Little

CSICon 2019 Sat, Oct 19: Part Two
Stardust: The Book of Truth by Bailey Harris

CSICon 2019 Sat, Oct 19: Part Three
Do No Harm, But First, Nature by Britt Marie Hermes
Little-Known Acts of Skepticism and How to Join the Home Front for Science by Jonathan Jarry
Looking for aliens: Are they There? Are They Here? by Seth Shostak
The Friction of Memory by Elizabeth Loftus
Susan Gerbic & Mark Edward Ab Fab

CSICon 2019 Sat, Oct 19: Part Four
Cold Comfort by John de Lancie
Older & Wider by Julia Sweeney

CSICon 2019:Sat, Oct 19: ’50s Costume Party Part One

CSICon 2019:Sat, Oct 19: ’50s Costume Party Part Two

CSICon 2019:Sat, Oct 19: ’50s Costume Party Part Three

CSICon 2019:Sat, Oct 19: ’50s Costume Party Part Four

CSICon 2019:Sat, Oct 19: ’50s Costume Party Costume Contest

CSICon 2019: Sun, Oct 20: Sunday Papers
Talk 1: From Boob Tube to Woo Tube: A Method for Examining Science and Pseudoscience in Video Social Media by Jessica E. Tuttle
Talk 2: Belief in Psychics: What’s the Harm? by Rob Palmer
Talk 3: Brazilians Love and Support Science! Or is it Pseudoscience by Natalia Pasternak Taschner
Talk 4: The False Experts Among Us: Why Some (But Not All) Novices Exhibit the Dunning-Kruger Effect by Kathleen Dyer
Talk 5: Promoting Science on Social Media: Is the Public Willing to Believe Physics is Fun? by Ray Hall

CSICon 2019: Sun, Oct 20: The Nature of Space and Time by Brian Greene

CSICon 2019: Sun, Oct 20: Science Friction Pre Screening
with Brian Dunning & Emery Emery

CSICon 2018

Facebook Photo Albums

CSICon 2018 Wed, Oct 17 Precon

CSICon 2018 Thu, Oct 18: Climate Literacy Toolkit

CSICon 2018 Thu, Oct 18: Health Numeracy

CSICon 2018 Thu, Oct 18: Adam Ruins Skepticism

CSICon 2018 Thu, Oct 18: Misc Photos

CSICon 2018 Fri, Oct 19: Part One
Jim Alcock, Mick West, Carl Zimmer, et al (Morning prior to Break)

CSICon 2018 Fri, Oct 19: Part Two
Jen Gunter, Troy Campbell, Craig Foster, Paul Offit (2nd half of morning, including lunch)

CSICon 2018 Fri, Oct 19: Part Three
Deborah Hyde, Steven Pinker, Susuana Martinez-Conde & Stephen Macknik

CSICon 2018 Fri, Oct 19: Part Four
Bil Nye, Banachek Mentalist Show, Ray Hyman, et al

CSICon 2018 Sat, Oct 20: Part One
Yvette D’Entremont, Timothy Caulfield, & Massimo Pigliucci

CSICon 2018 Sat, Oct 20: Part Two
Joseph Uscinski, Kavin Senapathy, & Abby Hafer

Sat, Oct 20: Part Three
Susan Blackmore, John Cook, Massimo Polidoro, Bertha Vasquez, et al

CSICon 2018 Sat, Oct 20: Part Four
Stephen Fry, Richard Dawkins, et al

CSICon 2018 Sat, Oct 20: Part Five
Halloween Pajama Party

CSICon 2018 Sat, Oct 20: Part Six
Halloween Pajama Party Costume Contest

CSICon 2018 Sat, Oct 20: Special TAM/JREF Reunion Photo

CSICon 2018 Sun Oct 21: Part One -Titans of Skepticism
James Randi, Ray Hymank, Jim Alcock, Massimo Polidoro

CSICon 2018 Sun Oct 21: Part Two -Sunday Papers
Sunday Papaers with Natalia Pasternak Taschner, Shantanu Abhyankar, Rick Mc Leod, Stephen Hupp, Rob Palmer, Steen Svanholm & Claus Flodin Larsen

CSICon 2018 Sun Oct 21: Part Three -George Hrab Singalong
George Hrab Sing Along

CSICon 2017

Facebook Photo Albums

CSICon 2017 Wed, Oct 25 & Thu Oct 26 Album

CSICon 2017 Friday, Oct 27 Part One Album

CSICon 2017 Friday, Oct 27 Part Two Album

CSICon 2017 Sat, Oct 28 Part One Album

CSICon 2017 Sat, Oct 28 Part Two (Disco Halloween Party) Album

CSICon 2017 Sat, Oct 28 Part 3 (Disco Halloween Contest) Album

CSICon 2017 Sat, Oct 28 Part Four (Hannah & Aaron) Album

CSICon 2017 Sun, Oct 29 Last Day Album

YouTube Playlists

CSICon 2017 Halloween Party

CSICon 2017 George Hrab Sgt Pepper’s Singalong

CSICon 2016

Facebook Photo Albums

CSICon 2016 Wed, Oct 26 Album
CSICon 2016 Thu, Oct 27 Album
CSICon 2016 Thu, Oct 27 pt 2 Album
CSICon 2016 Fri, Oct 28 pt 1 Album
CSICon 2016 Sat, Oct 29 Part 1 Album
CSICon 2016 Sat, Oct 29 Halloween Party Album
CSICon 2016 Sat, Oct 29 Concert Album
CSICon 2016 Sat, Oct 29 Paula Pics Album
CSICon 2016 Sun, Oct 30 Album
CSICon 2016 Sun, Oct 30 George Hrab & Co Singalong Album

YouTube Playlists

CSICon 2016 George Hrab Impromptu Geo Acoustic Concert

CSICon 2016 George Hrab Post Con Singalong

CSICon 2016 George Hrab Post Con Singalong Paula Serrano Playlist

 

TAM 13

Facebook Photo Albums

TAM13 Wed (2015)

TAM13 Thu (2015)

TAM13 Fri (2015)

TAM13 Sat (2015)

TAM13 Sun (2015)

YouTube Playlists

TAM 13 George Hrab Unplugged

TAM 13 George Hrab Profile in the Bar

TAM 2014

Facebook Photo Albums

TAM 2014 Wed, July 9

TAM 2014 Thu, July 10

TAM 2014 Rock & Roll Bacon and Doughnut Party

TAM 2014 Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe Dinner

TAM 2014 Friday, July 11

TAM 2014 Saturday, July 12

TAM 2014 Sunday: Randi and Kernan

George Hrab “Concert”

TAM 2014 Million Dollar Challenge

TAM 2014 George Hrab Barroom Singalong

TAM 2014 Sunday in the Bar

TAM 2014 Sunday, July 13

YouTube Playlist & Single Video

TAM2014 George Hrab Barroom Singalong

TAM 2014 George Hrab Concert Everything Alive

TAM 2013

Facebook Photo Albums

TAM 2013 Science Based Medicine Workshop

TAM 2013 Selected Shots #TAM2013

TAM 2012

Facebook Photo Albums

TAM 2012 Dr. Google Workshop

TAM 2012 The Truth About Alternative Medicine Panel

TAM 9

Facebook Photo Album

TAM9

 

Vidcasts/ YouTube Videos featuring my Footage or Photos

Sunday Papers Videos from CSICon 2018 Featuring my Photos:

Sunday Papers 2018 Natalia Pasternak Taschner
Sunday Papers 2018 Shantanu Abhyankar
Sunday Papers 2018 Rick McLeod
Sunday Paper CSICon 2018 Stephen Hupp
Sunday Paper CSICon 2018 Claus Larsen and Steen Svanholm
Sunday Paper CSICon 2018 Rob Palmer

Skepticality September 2016 interview of George Uki Hrab by Susan Gerbic

(Featuring my video of one of his Post-TAM barroom singalongs. My footage starts around the 16 min mark)

Claire Klingenberg Interview November 2016 – QED – CSICON – ECSO

My photos at 1:43, 11:59, 12:27, 13:05, 5:18, 15:26, 15:37, 15:48, 15:55, 16:16, & 16:31

                                                 

GeorgeHrab.com

God Give Me Strength Video

Articles Featuring My Photos

Skepsis.nl (In Dutch)

Rebellenclub Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia

(Translation: Rebel Club Guerilla Skepticism on Wikipedia)

T24 (In Turkish)

Fizik Profesörü Taner Edis: Elimizde pankart taşımasak da bir ölçüde siyasete bulaşmak zorundayız…

(Translation: Physics Professor Taner: if we don’t carry a banner, we have to get involved in politics.)

EcoWatch/ Nexus Media

The Desperate But Effective Attempts to Silence Climate Scientists

Think Progress

Courts back climate scientists, but right-wing attacks are disrupting research

Same Photo as above

True North Reports

Supreme Court asked to hear case involving leaked ‘Climategate’ emails

Same Photo as above

DESMOG

House Science Committee Hearing Pits Three Fringe Climate Deniers Against Mainstream Climate Scientist Michael Mann

Same Photo as above

Eyepiece

The Grand Tour with Dr. David Helfand

Physics Today

Q&A: David Helfand on combating misinformation

Same Photo as above

Resilience

Progress and its Discontents

CSI (Committee for Skeptical Inquiry)/ Skeptical Inquirer Articles

CSICon 101

Mark Edward’s Psychic Blues

Brazil Launches Its First Institute for the Promotion of Skepticism

CSICon 2018: Meet the First-Timers

    

Ten Tricks of the Psychics I Bet You Didn’t Know (You Won’t Believe #6!)

CSICon Sunday Papers 2017

    

    

James Alcock – an Interview with Susan Gerbic

The Age of Misinformation is More Global Than We Might Think

Photography Nerds Discuss CSICon (CSICon2016)

         

You thought your weekend was interesting? Ellen Tarr talks about Rh-negative blood and Sasquatch DNA (CSICon2016)

Skeptic from Czech Republic Checks Out CSICon (CSICon 2016)

    

Pratkanis on Altercasting and CSICon—an Interview with Susan Gerbic (CSICon 2016)

Predicting Pseudoscience Conspiracy Theories – An Interview with Craig Foster (CSICon 2016)

Susan Gerbic talks with Katie Dyer about her CSICon Experience (CSICon 2016)

Susan Gerbic talks with Bob Knaier about his CSICon Experience (CSICon 2016)

From Chemtrails to CSICon: An Interview with Mick West  (CSICon 2016 Mentioned)

CFI (Center For Inquiry) Online Articles

Don’t Blame Yourself: Exposing Deflection and Shame at CSICon

Flaws, Courage, and Conviction at CSICon

Kickstarting the Inquiry at CSICon

   

It’s Always Been a Matter of Trust: Tokens of Efficacy at CSICon 2018

Wikipedia Pages Featuring My Photos

Below are links to Wikipedia pages that (as of 2-2-2018) feature photos I have taken (photos shown below are mine).

Stuart Vyse

Stephen Macknik

         

Yvette d’Entremont (SciBabe)

    

Paul Offit

Adam Conover

George Hrab

Massimo Pigliucci

Steven Pinker

Mick West

Mark Boslough

Skeptical Science

Joseph Uscinski

Deborah Hyde

Carl Zimmer

    

Banachek

Jennifer (Jen) Gunter

    

Robyn Blumner

Maria Konnikova German Wikipedia Page

Science Moms Wikipedia Page

Timothy Caulfield Wikipedia Page

Timothy Caulfield French Wikipedia Page

Also includes 2nd pic from above English Page

CSICon Wikipedia Page

          

Anthony Pratkanis Wikipedia Page

Anthony Pratkanis Altercasting as a Social Influence Tactic CSICon 2016

Joseph A. Schwartz Wikipedia Page

Dave Thomas (Skeptic) Wikipedia Page

Jill Tartar Wikipedia Page

Kevin Folta Wikipedia Page

David Helfand Wikipedia Page

Michael E. Mann Wikipedia Page

Dean Cameron Wikipedia Page

    

Wikimedia Commons Page of My WM Uploads

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:ListFiles/Karl_Withakay

Misc Web Pages/ Bios Featuring My Photos

Mark Edward’s Web Site

Themarkedward.com Shows Page

Ohlone College

Psychology Club Speaker Series October 5, 2018

    

SkepDoc

The Bio Footer on the blog posts, like this on on The Trans Fat 51 Hour Half Life Myth

(Same pic as used by Ohlone College Psychology Speaker Series)

 

Meetup

Sacramento Freethinkers Atheists & Nonbelievers (FAN)

Sheldon W. Helms on Counseling Quackery

CFI Speakers Bureau

Sheldon W. Helms

Same Photo as above

Appearances or Mentions of Me in Articles, Blogsposts, Podcasts, & Videos

Podcasts

SGU Podcast 402 – March 30, 2013  My Guest Rogue appearance on The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe podcast

The Geologic Podcast Episode #485  2 November 2016 (I’m briefly mentioned near the very end.)

CSI (Committee for Skeptical Inquiry)/ Skeptical Inquirer Articles

CSICon 2017 Photo Tribute to James Randi (I am the 2nd row of chairs wearing a black T-shirt, wristwatch, and glasses in the photo)

Photography Nerds Discuss CSICon (2016: I am interviewed by Susan Gerbic )

CSICon Las Vegas: “Go for the speakers, return for the people” (From 2016.  I am briefly mentioned)

YouTube Videos

Monday TAM morning odyssey  End of TAM 2014 Video by Susan Gerbic  (Footage featuring me starts around 11 min 12 sec)

 

 

 

 

 
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