Nerd Nite: Lock Picking, Bioengineering & Organ Transplants | Rickshaw Stop
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012
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Due to Thanksgiving, Nerd Nite SF has been rescheduled to November 14, 2012.
Nerd Nite SF #30: Lock Picking, Bioengineering, and Organ Transplants
Going Off-Key: An Introduction to Lock Picking” by Eric Michaud
College of Lockpicking’s esteemed professor/founder leads us through Locksport 101: Discover the inner workings of locks from the 2nd century BCE to the present day; examine a modern pin-tumbler, and find out what makes picking them possible; and, finally, learn to pick a better lock.
“Bioengineering: Building Humans Better or Building Better Humans?” by Kyle Kurpinski and Terry D. Johnson
If you’d like to perceive colors that other people can’t see while enjoying an effortlessly muscular physique covered by a robot exoskeleton that you control with your mind, we’ll talk about how to do that.
“A Modern Day Frankenstein: A Look at the Magic and Strangeness of Organ Transplantation” by Leeza Pachepsky
Am I still “me” with two other people’s DNA inside me? Would you still be you if most of your organs were replaced? I will describe advances in organ transplantation that will allow most organs be replaced and possibly enhanced in the not-so-far future.
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