Tag Archives: Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

Where are all the women speakers? Too much fast thinking?

Beginning tomorrow here at KITP is a meeting entitled Cooperation and the major evolutionary transitions. It runs for 5 days and has 37 speakers. From the look of the program, there will be more biology than there has been among … Continue reading

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Interrupt that speaker!

For the next hour and a half or so you will stand up front, a set of prepared powerpoint slides behind you. We will play a game. You will try to talk and we will try to prevent you from … Continue reading

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How to get scientists to talk to each other

How often have you been at a small meeting and only found out on the last day how charming and interesting someone was? You meant to talk to them earlier, but somehow the moment never arose. There was a formal … Continue reading

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