Nerd Nite East Bay #33: Illusions, Lake Merritt, and Cummings

Poster designed by Cindy Wang.

Poster designed by Cindy Wang.

Nerd Nite in August! Cool off the dog days of summer with a refreshing beverage and some crisp education. We’ll teach you about your cognitive biases through cool optical illusions, all about the controversial beauty of Lake Merritt, and give huge depth around one of the briefest poems by a great. Be there and be square!

Doors will open promptly at 7. The bar opens then and you can grab some grub from Miss Arepita and from Natty Cakes.

Rick, Rebecca, DJ Citizen Zain, and the Oakland Public Library will be chillin’ the Coronas.

Be there and be square.

This event is 21+. Any door tickets will be $10.

Monday 8/31/2015
Doors (+food,drink) at 7 pm, show starts at 8 pm and ends at 10:30 pm
Club 21, 2111 Franklin St, Oakland
(two blocks from the 19th St BART)
$8 in advance/$10 at the door
more info
  1. Don’t Believe Everything You See (or Think): Optical Illusions as a window on Intuitive Biases by Paul Sas
  2. Lake Merritt by Stephanie Benavidez
  3. Cummings and Goings: Super-States of Language by Daniel Ari