Category Archives: CNSC Events

Almost Pi(e) Day

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Math makes me hungry, so in an event to celebrate everyone’s favorite transcendental number we couldn’t leave out pie the dessert, WE aren’t irrational!  We are putting out the call for our nerds to show off their math and/or pie baking skills as we celebrate Almost Pi(e) Day. This years event is on the day

Science Fiction & Fantasy Bookclub #18

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For our next bookclub meeting we’ll be reading The City & the City by China Miéville, in honor of his visit to C2E2 in March. Miéville has won the Arthur C. Clarke, Hugo, World Fantasy, British Fantasy and British Science Fiction Awards. The City & the City takes place in overlapping cities, where one often bleeds into

Science Fiction & Fantasy Bookclub #17

Wild Cards 1

For our next bookclub meeting (on a new day: February 21, to not conflict with Valentine’s Day) we’ll be reading Wild Cards I. This recently re-released collection of short stories edited by George R. R. Martin explores a shared world: one in which the Wild Card virus hits during WWII, killing many, and in those it didn’t

Science Fiction & Fantasy Bookclub #16

cover of Machine of Death

For our next bookclub meeting we’ll be reading Machine of Death. Machine of Death has been released as a free PDF. This collection of short stories has a simple premise, inspired by this episode of Dinosaur Comics: “a machine that could tell, from just a sample of your blood, how you were going to die. It

Nerd-O-Ween 2.0

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With fall starting to show in the air on on the trees it is time to announce that we are doing Nerd-O-Ween 2.0. The 2.0 version of Nerd-O-Ween will have many of the same features as last year, with a few minor upgrades. We are going to have another crazy costume contest with the nerdiest