from the desk of Bob Siederer
Hello again fans of Science!
There are not one but two festivals this coming week for your enjoyment.
The first is the Art + Tech Festival which combines art and science for a variety of events and workshops held this coming weekend. See our listings for pricing and 20% off discount codes.
The second is the annual Bay Area Science Festival, with over 40 different events taking place starting Friday and running through the grand finale Discovery Days at Oracle Park on November 2.
While we're big fans of the Bay Area Science Festival, I have to say that I'm a bit disappointed in the event schedule this year. Almost all of them take place in San Francisco, Oakland, or Berkeley. Only one is in San Jose. The number of lectures is quite limited and most of those are regular series events that seem to be re-branded for the Festival instead of being something special. As usual there are many tours, but the majority of them only deal in the biological and genetic sciences. Gone are the trivia cont