Episode #005, feat. Diana Barbosa

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Interview with Diana Barbosa, co-founder of ComCept, the Portuguese Skeptic Community and co-organiser of ComCeptCon as well as Skeptics in the Pub in Porto.
 
Segments:
Intro; Greetings; Listener feedback; On this day; What’s on in Europe?; What’s hot in Europe?; Interview with Diana Barbosa; Logical Fallacies; Interview with Dario Taraborelli; Really Wrong; True or false; Quote
 
Show notes and segment details:
00:00:00
INTRO music
00:00:25
Introduction and greetings
00:00:54
Listener feedback, etc. 
00:04:05
Overview of the podcast
00:06:33
On This Day – On 13th January 1404: Act Against Multipliers signed
00:09:24
What’s on in Europe:
COMING SOON
  1. Skeptics in the Pub Madrid, Spain (16th January 2016, 19:00, Moe Club, MadridPseudoscience in the Media’
  2. Skeptics in the Pub Porto, Portugal (16th January 2016, 16:00, Trinkas, Porto‘The use of animals in scientific experiments’
  3. Skeptics in the Museum, Portugal (17th January 2016, 14:45, Porto) Visit to the National Printing Press Museum
  4. Skeptics in the Pub Malmö, Sweden (23rd January 2016, 19:00, Sir Toby’s, Malmö‘An evening with Jay Novella’
  5. Secularism 101 course opening in Madrid (26th January 2016, 19:00, HQ of CAUM, Madrid‘Introduction to Secularism – The Freedom of Conscience’ (in Spanish)
LATER THIS YEAR
  1. Rationalist International Conference (23rd April 2016, Tallin, Estonia) ‘A Gathering of Critical Thinkers from Across the Globe’
  2. SkepKon in Hamburg (5-7th May 2016, Hamburg, Germany)
00:17:04
What’s hot in Europe?
  1. “Don’t Throw Away Your Christmas Tree Just Yet!”
  2. The Swedish Skeptics Society has published their two yearly prizes, “Enlightener of the year” and “Deceiver of the year”
  3. New Executive Director of the EMA (European Medicines Agency) Professor Guido Rasi expresses commitment to transparency and advocates the best use of available evidence in the coming years
  4. Ask For Evidence campaign
00:33:56
Interview with Diana Barbosa, co-founder of ComCept, the Portuguese Skeptic Community and co-organiser of ComCeptCon as well as Skeptics in the Pub in Porto.
01:04:49
Logical Fallacies: Definist Fallacy
01:08:08
Interview with Dario Taraborelli, Head of Research at the Wikimedia Foundation and Organiser of The Altmetrics Collection
01:18:34
Really Wrong: ShieldHeadWear & BabyPod
01:23:23
True or False
  1. Residents of the Greek island of Lesbos have failed in a court case to ban the use of the word lesbian being used to describe sexual attraction between women
  2. Running very long distances can make your brain shrink
  3. Scientists say that a person’s natural hair colour reveals information about their personality
01:34:04
Quote
“Science can teach us, and I think our own hearts can teach us, no longer to look around for imaginary supports, no longer to invent allies in the sky, but rather to look to our own efforts here below to make this world a fit place to live in, instead.”
 
/Bertrand Russell: Skeptical Essays, 1928/
01:34:56
Outro
01:36:12
Out-takes

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