Nick Little is the legal counsel for the Center For Inquiry. He is responsible for, among other things, facilitating litigation on behalf of the secular community represented by CFI. He will discuss the general issue of church/state litigation in light of a rather conservative court as well as the specific case against the state of Texas regarding its legal prohibition of secular celebrants presiding at weddings.Find out more »
LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media by P.W. Singer and Emerson T. BrookingThrough the weaponization of social media, the internet is changing war and politics, just as war and politics are changing the internet. Terrorists livestream their attacks, “Twitter wars” produce real‑world casualties, and viral misinformation alters not just the result of battles, but the very fate of nations. The result is that war, tech, and politics have blurred into a new kind of battlespace that plays out on our…Find out more »
Join us for an Indian dinner. Link to dinner menu: https://www.biryaniusa.com/austin/dinner.htmlFind out more »
Come join us to eat, drink, and solve the world's problems. There is limited parking available. It's okay to park in the Target parking lot, but make sure to read the signs for other businesses that don't want you to park in their space. Menu: https://mistertramps.com/menu/Find out more »
Michelann Quimby will discuss research on the psychology of online aggression. Dr. Michelann Quimby is a internet psychology and culture researcher. She writes and speaks about the psychology of online aggression. Dr. Quimby is an Assistant Professor of Instruction at UT Austin in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences. She researches, writes, and speaks about online culture and behavior, leadership, and ethics. She holds a PhD in Human Development from Fielding Graduate University and a Master of Organizational…Find out more »
CFI-Austin Event Video
September 17, 2014
Interesting speakers and discussions at CFI-Austin!