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Thursday, 03/01/18
  • The Software ArtsSacks will argue that computing grew out of the arts. This argument will be a provocation for some, especially for those who see a bright line dividing the “two cultures” of the arts and the sciences. For others, the argument will not seem provocative at all. Important computer scientists have ...
    Where:  Berkeley Cost:  Free
  • Cafe InquiryMeet up with rationalists, skeptics, and freethinkers south of San Francisco.Cafe Inquiry is a social event hosted by the Center for Inquiry|San Francisco.For more information or if you have questions please email sf@centerforinquiry.net
    Where:  Menlo Park Cost:  Free
  • The Science of Cannabis: Cannabis as MedicineWhat are the potential therapeutic benefits of Cannabis to ameliorate physical and psychological illnesses? Because of the constraints on conducting medical research on Cannabis and related products, much available information is empirical and has not been subjected to the rigors of the scientific method. What are the outstanding questions, and ...
    Where:  Berkeley Cost:  $40 General, $35 Members
Friday, 03/02/18
  • Managing Transportation in a New Era of InnovationA combination of forces is affecting the development and delivery of infrastructure and transportation services and presenting the industry with new challenges. Forces such as politics, budgetary constraints, organizational and workforce issues, and technology continue to change and require innovative approaches and solutions. With a new and different level of ...
    Where:  Berkeley Cost:  Free
  • First Friday Family Night at CuriOdysseyFamilies with small children can swing into the weekend with music, science, food and fun! On the first Friday of every month, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., parents and kids celebrate together at CuriOdyssey. Dance to live music including soul, funk and jazz of the 60’s and 70’s.  Purchase ...
    Where:  San Mateo Cost:  $12.50-9.50 / Free with Admission / Members Free
Saturday, 03/03/18
  • Science on the Screen: 'Wargames'Gamers, don’t miss this chance to peek behind the scenes! Science on the Screen creatively pairs cutting-edge science presented by leading science and technology experts with classic science fiction films. The series reveals the science of everyday living, explores where science and art connect, and inspires students to explore the ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  $18 General, $10 Students & Teachers
Monday, 03/05/18
  • Kepler's Literary Foundation Presents Michio KakuMichio Kaku is the cofounder of string field theory, science advisor to CBS This Morning, and the author of several widely acclaimed science books, including The Future of the Mind, Physics of the Future, and more.From our world today plagued by Climate Change and a depletion of finite resources, world-renowned physicist and ...
    Where:  San Mateo Cost:  $15, $25, $50
Tuesday, 03/06/18
  • Air Around Us: Science, Technology, and Health: CEE Spring Distinguished LectureThis lecture features three vignettes that illustrate recent advances in knowledge about the air we breathe. First, airplanes fly through areas where high ozone levels occur naturally; exposures in the cabin raise health concerns in part owing to the volatile byproducts of ozone’s reactions with skin oils. Second, in the ...
    Where:  Berkeley Cost:  Free
  • Is Silicon Valley As Green As It Claims?Tech companies are cleaning up their data centers and building shiny new buildings that sip water and energy. But are these companies really as green as they claim to be? How do we know they aren’t just greenwashing? Many tech and industrial companies have issued statements in support of the ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  $25 General, $15 Members, $7 Students
Wednesday, 03/07/18
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