Last year I did a run-down of my year and thought I’d do the same again this year.
In case you haven’t seen it, here’s Brian on Harry Hill’s TV Burp. :)
Finally, I can make this properly public now: Brian and I are having a baby. w00t!
If you missed Brian’s Horizon ‘Do You Know What Time It Is?’ last night, and you are in the UK, it’s available on the BBC’s iPlayer.
BBC 2, 9pm, tonight. Brian’s Horizon on Time tonight is brilliant. Honestly. I watched it a couple months ago and even though I knew what was in it, there was one point at which I actually got a kind of vertigo. Brian talks to mathematical physicist Neil Turok about the idea that the Universe has [...]
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The teaser for Brian’s new Horizon is out. Remember: Horizon, December 2, BBC2, 9pm. More here.
I’ve been very encouraged reading the science and technology page on the new website for the Office of the President-Elect. Obama seems to be mentioning science a lot, both in education and on its own: America risks being left behind in the global economy: Revolutionary advances in information technology, biotechnology, nanotechnology and other fields are [...]
Phew! I can finally say something about this. Brian was up for Dawkins’ job, down to the final three (or was it four?!), but didn’t get it. And the winner is…
**UPDATE** 26/11/08 Jonathan thanks everyone again for their support. If you’ve not heard already, he’s on Facebook now. Search for Jonathan Stephen Ross and friend him. Also, there is another petition in support of Jonathan and Russell, please sign it! **UPDATE** 02/11/08 I just emailed Jonathan with the messages and told him about the Facebook [...]
I was looking for a photo of me on Flickr and stumbled across these pics of Brian and me at SciFoo. Brian Me Brian Me
You know, it’s rather difficult to blog when my days are filled either with work stuff that no one else is really very interested in or private stuff that I’m not about to share with the world. I do use Twitter a lot because most of the public stuff going on in my mind/life is [...]
Oh. How I love Sarah Silverman. (there’s swearing in this so don’t turn up loud at work) The Great Schlep from The Great Schlep on Vimeo. “The Great Schlep aims to have Jewish grandchildren visit their grandparents in Florida, educate them about Obama, and therefore swing the crucial Florida vote in his favour. Don’t have [...]
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I’m helping out with the British Film Institute’s 75th birthday celebrations. They’ve asked 75 different ‘well-known people’ to nominate one film each, then ‘the public’ are able to vote on them. The top 5 will be screened at the BFI from January. Here are a few of the choices: There have been 63 different films [...]