ALD21 Podcasts: Talk Nerdy With Me, Cara Santa Maria

Talk Nerdy With Me, Cara Santa Maria

Join Cara Santa Maria as she talks nerdy “with interesting people about interesting topics”. The subject range is vast, and recent episodes include: 

  • author Michelle Nijhuis discussing her book Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction;
  • Dr Natalia Pasternak, Brazilian microbiologist, skeptic, and popularizer of science, who talks about her work fighting pseudoscience in Brazil;
  • computational neuroscientist Dr Grace Lindsay, who talks about her book, Models of the Mind: How Physics, Engineering, and Mathematics Have Shaped Our Understanding of the Brain, and efforts to quantify mental processes like sensation, perception, and memory; and,
  • Dr Narissa Bax, the marine and coastal program coordinator for the South Atlantic Environmental Research Group in the Falkland Islands, who talks about conservation and ecology, especially the work she is doing to better understand and preserve deep-sea corals in the Antarctic region.

You can follow her work here:

Twitter: @CaraSantaMaria and @TalkNerdy_Pod

Posted in Ada Lovelace Day 2021.