Meet Three More Of Our Answerers: Science Historian, Paleontologist, and Business Expert

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Hi Askers Users,

Happy Friday! Once again, we’re excited to introduce you to three more experts who are on board the Askers platform. Read more about author and Presidential Fellow and writer Michael Shermer, amateur paleontologist Brian Switek, and business and marketing expert Louis Monoyudis.

Also, don’t forget that there’s still time to win a signed copy of Professor Lawrence Krauss’ upcoming book. So make sure to check out this blog post explaining how to win!

Here are this week’s spotlighted answerers:

Michael Shermer

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Who is Michael? –
Dr. Michael Shermer is a founding publisher of Skeptic magazine, Executive Director of the Skeptics Society, and a columnist and contributor for Scientific American and Time.com. Michael is also an author whose written works include The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom. His expertise covers a variety of topics including psychology and the history of science.

What have people asked? –
– Why do people believe fake news?

– Is belief a result of the evolutionary process and helps people avoid risk and improve odds of survival? If so, how do you explain why some beliefs may result in suicidal attempts?

 

Brian Switek
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Who is Brian? –
Brian is an author and science writer specializing in evolution, paleontology, and natural history. As an amateur paleontologist, he writes extensively on the topic for Scientific American and in his books like My Beloved Brontosaurus, and regularly goes on discovery and excavation expeditions. Ask him anything about dinosaurs.

 

What have people asked? –
– Did T Rex have feathers?

– If a T Rex has a fight with a great prehistoric crocodile such as a sarcosuchus, who do you think will win and why?

– How confident can we be in the published claims of preserved biomolecules from Schweitzer et al especially the more extraordinary claims of DNA segments and cells?

– Did T. Rex scavenge or only hunt live prey?

Louis Monoyudis
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Who is Louis? –

Louis is a Harvard and Parsons trained marketing, fashion, and digital media expert. He has a background in advertising and spent time at major fashion companies including Calvin Klein and John Varvatos. Louis and his startups have been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Business Insider. Louis is ready to answer your questions on business and to provide no-nonsense business advice to those who seek it.

 

What have people asked? –
– I have a genius idea for a new product but I have a major issue. I need money to build a prototype but don’t want to share the idea with too many people in case someone steals it. What should I do?

– Louis, as an expert & entrepreneur in the fashion industry, where do you see the future of fashion going?

– I’m starting a company and want to gain media exposure. How did you get your start-ups featured in the New York Times, WSJ, and Business Insider?

 

Head to Askers now to  listen to Michael, Brian and Louis’ answers and to ask them questions! Also, head over to the app store and review the app – Google Play +  iOS ! Be sure to follow us on Facebook  and Twitter for the latest news and updates.

 

– The Askers Team.

 

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