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Join us at the North Door on April 11 for this month’s Nerd Nite!

7:00– Alley entrance open
7:20– Speed-dating starts
7:30– Seating area/main room open
8:00– Show starts

If you want to, you can RSVP to our Facebook event, or just show up.

As always, Nerd Nite is free.

Nothing is black and white when you look at it from a new perspective. Our latest set of talks show us different ways of perceiving the world around us and a few of our many possible futures.

This month’s talks:

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“Too Hot for Robot” by Bon V Davis II

Will Robots or Cockroaches, as the saying goes, be the only things to survive a nuclear holocaust and take over the world or have we messed it up so bad even they won’t survive? See which side you should pick before the newest cold war gets hot.

Bon V. Davis II is currently working in professional theater production, following an active academic career. His activities range from visual and multimedia art, to poetry, musical performance, and acting.

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“From Yuri’s Flight to Yuri’s Night” by Benjamin Howard

We may not be prone to happy thoughts when “Russia” gets mentioned lately, but April 12 is the anniversary of the first human spaceflight by Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. Ben will discuss the early days of the Vostok program and Gagarin’s background, the events of and after the flight, and the influences that led to the yearly celebration of Yuri’s Night.

Ben is a longtime Austinite, musician with The Heavenly States and The Space Elevators, and an unrepentant/optimistic space nerd.

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“FPV and Drones: Changing our perspective one flight at a time” by Josh Ingram

From pizza delivery to ESPN’s newest sport; drones and quad-copters are becoming a larger part of our daily lives. While military applications and creepers may give the hobby a bad rap, Josh is here to show us why these small unmanned flying rigs are offering a new perspective on the world and fun for racing enthusiasts.

Josh is a long time proponent of drones and quad-copters. He is the owner of Flynoceros Custom Racing Frames which creates new frame designs for drone racers.
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Plus!

Form a covalent bond before the show with nerd speed-dating!
http://buytickets.at/nnatx (returns this month!)

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Our Ambassador Program is on hiatus this month.

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Doors at 7:30, talks start at 8:00. As always, Nerd Nite is free.

Talks may not be given in the order described. Grab a beer and relax!

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 Free at The North Door on 502 Brushy St. Austin TX

Speed Dating is OPEN! You can buy tickets at buytickets.at/nnatx

(Ambassador is on hiatus!)