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October 28, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm$15
Join us for an evening exploring mechanical masterpieces past, present, and future – from calculators to underwater explorers, unusual inspiration to the tools of the trade. Marvel at the ingenuity of Archimedes and Heron, Verne, da Vinci and Babbage and look with us for their modern inheritors in the art and science of machines.
Featuring speakers from the Odd Salon ranks with practicing scientists and machine-minded experts from the Bay Area, Odd Salon MACHINE is a proud part of the Bay Area Science Festival, with events celebrating science and learning across the city
NOTE: Odd Salon will be taking over the big room at DNA Lounge for this exploration of mechanical wonders – join us and bring your friends!
David Lang/OpenROV ~ Underwater Robot-Powered Adventure
Karen Marcelo/DorkbotSF ~ Shenanigans with Rotating Machinery and People Doing Strange Things With Electricity
Ezra Spier/Other Machine ~ Respect the machine: It Does Not Have a Brain… So Use Yours
Annetta Black ~ Silver Swans, Pooping Ducks & the Golden Era of Automata
John Adams ~ The Analytical Engine: The Greatest Machine That Never Was
Arthur Kay ~ Mad Science, Storm Prediction, Leeches & the Importance of Saying “Behold” Exactly Once
Advance tickets recommended and appreciated
Odd Salon is an evening series of cocktail hour lectures in San Francisco, featuring short talks illuminating extraordinary and unusual chapters from history, science, art, and adventure.