DRAGONCON Speaking Schedule 2014

My tentative speaking schedule for this year’s DRAGONCON. Should be a fantastic event. Convention Dates are Fri(8/29/14), Sat(8/30/14), Sun(8/31/14), and Mon(9/1/14) Join us! Nick Eftimiades ——————- Title: Fictional Writing and Skepticism Description: A few top authors, who are also Skeptics, discuss what effect their personal skepticism has on their writings. Time: Fri 04:00 pm Location: … More DRAGONCON Speaking Schedule 2014

The Astronomer’s Guide to Vacationing in the United States

So many people liked my “Astronomer’s Guide to Vacationing in Europe” that I thought it would only be right to do the same for astronomy vacationers in the US. A vacation in the United States includes access to some of the world’s most famous astronomical sites including observatories and museums. Modern day astronomy is exciting … More The Astronomer’s Guide to Vacationing in the United States

Edward of Planet Earth Independent Book Marketing Plan

Edward of Planet Earth Marketing Plan  Publish book with the following on line publishers: Ibookstore Pubit (Barns and Noble) Books on Board Ebooks.com Sony Reader Store Borders Diesel Books Google Editions Websites Personal website                                                               i.      Sell Book                                                             ii.      Introduce concept of coordinated learning:  i.e. fiction book, summer camps, video game, yearly activities                                                           … More Edward of Planet Earth Independent Book Marketing Plan

Wile E. Coyote, Plaintiff -vs.- Acme Company, Defendant

One of my favorite legal briefs……….. In The United States District Court, Southwestern District, Tempe, Arizona Case No. B19293, Judge Nicholas “Speedy” Gonzales, Presiding Wile E. Coyote, Plantiff -vs- Acme Company, Defendant Statement of Mr. Harold Schoff, attorney for Mr. Coyote My client, Mr. Wile E. Coyote, a resident of Arizona and contiguous states, does … More Wile E. Coyote, Plaintiff -vs.- Acme Company, Defendant

Forecasting Future National Security Needs and Capabilities

This is the module I will be teaching at Kings College, War Studies Department beginning in the fall 2013. Forecasting Future National Security Needs and Capabilities The aim of this module is to teach students to construct and analyze possibilities of what the future might bring for intelligence and national security.  The concept of a … More Forecasting Future National Security Needs and Capabilities

DragonCon Agenda

This year I will be a guest speaker at DragonCon (science/futures track) in Atlanta, GA. They gave me a choice of panel discussions. Which ones seem fun and interesting? =================== Friday, August 31st =================== time: 10:00am talk: The Genetics of ALS: Insights for a Rare and Devastating Nerve Disease desc: The proceeds from this years … More DragonCon Agenda