5 speakers 15 minutes each
on death, heroism and a triumph of engineering: Washington Roebling and the Brooklyn Bridge
on Attack of the Fifty Foot Women
on Britain’s shrinking state
why I’m no longer talking to white people about race
"It's a neat idea... five speakers are allotted exactly 15 minutes to tell a story. No notes, no prompts. They do their prep, and deliver... And boy do they deliver."
Valerie Grove, The Times
Timandra Harkness is a science writer, broadcaster and comedian, who has been writing and performing on scientific, mathematical and statistical topics since the latter days of the 20th Century. Her book BIG DATA: DOES SIZE MATTER? was published by Bloomsbury in 2016. Timandra is a regular on BBC Radio 4, writing and presenting BBC Radio […]
on the Future of Big Data
"an amazingly sophisticated event..."
interviews Lawrence Krauss
on The Greatest Story Ever Told…So Far
on the sociological importance of reality TV
on A Boy Made of Blocks
on politics and satire
on the art of persuasion
on Meet Me in the In-Between
"What better way to get your intellectual stimulation than in easy bite-sized chunks?"