This week while Pontus is away, we talk to Andreas Kyriacou from Switzerland about Camp Quest Switzerland before moving on to other events, IQ testing and a lot more, including a German petition to hold CAM practices to the same standards as real medicine, how the Hungarian Academy of Science is being killed off by Viktor Orban’s government, legal action against a science writer in Ireland, the situation of SCAM in Switzerland and Facebook trying to tackle the ever-growing issue of deep fake videos.
Intro; Greetings; Interview with Andreas Kyriacou about Camp Quest; This Week in Skepticism; News; Quote; Outro
Events Calendar: http://theesp.eu/events_in_europe
00:05:21 Interview with Andreas Kyriacou
About Camp Quest Switzerland
00:21:44 This Week in Skepticism
Alfred Binet, French psychologist, born 8 Jul 1857.
00:30:40 Skeptical News
GERMANY: A German petition to stop authorising ineffective medicines (what organisation from?)
HUNGARY: Hungarian Academy of Sciences stripped of its research network by government
IRELAND: Gemma O’Doherty launches legal action against science writer David Robert Grimes
SWITZERLAND: SCAM situation in Switzerland
INTERNATIONAL: Zuckerberg Says Company ‘Evaluating’ Deepfake Video Policy
00:52:02 Quote and Goodbye
“Love of learning is the most necessary passion … in it lies our happiness. It’s a sure remedy for what ails us, an unending source of pleasure.”
/Emilie du Chatelet French natural philosopher, mathematician, physicist/