October 2008’s Alchemist Cafe

10 Ways to Win a Maths Bet in the Pub
What’s the point of maths? To help you to win bets in the pub of course. The best bets are ones where your opponent thinks the odds are in his favour. Author and Broadcaster Rob Eastaway (as heard on the Ray D’Arcy and Pat Kenny radio shows) will be showing his favourite examples, ranging the newspaper bet to ‘special’ poker where you choose the cards, and giving the audience a chance to win some money off him.
Rob Eastaway graduated in Engineering at Cambridge University, but his real love was always maths. He has written a number of bestselling books, including ‘Why do buses come in threes?’ and ‘How many socks make a pair?’, and is regularly to be heard on radio talking about the maths of everyday life – including recent appearances on the Ray D’arcy and Pat Kenny shows. He has given maths talks to all age groups across Britain and Ireland.

Date: Tuesday 14th October 2008
Location: Mercantile Bar, Dame Street
Time: 7:30pm
Admission: Free-All Welcome!
Complimentary Food will be provided
In association with Maths Week, CPL and Discover Science & Engineering

Thanks again to our friend Marek we have a video of this cafe:

Rob Eastaway at Alchemist Cafe, Dublin, October, 2008. from DOCUMENTAVi on Vimeo.

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2 Responses to “October 2008’s Alchemist Cafe”

  1. j Says:
    October 7th, 2008 at 9:32 am

    The 14th isn’t a Wednesday.

  2. admin Says:
    October 7th, 2008 at 9:39 am

    Sorry my mistake, fixed now, it is on the Tuesday.

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