This event is free & open to the public.
The first 50 Scribd subscribers will receive a free copy of How To.
Join us for lunch with beloved xkcd comic creator Randall Munroe to discuss his new book, How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems - the world's most entertaining & useless self-help guide.For any task you might want to do, there's a right way, a wrong way, & a way so monumentally complex, excessive, & inadvisable that no one would ever try it. How To is a guide to the third kind of approach. It's full of highly impractical advice for everything from landing a plane to digging a hole.
12:00 - 12:30PM: Doors open, lunch & networking
12:30 - 1:30PM: #ScribdChat with Randall Munroe
1:30 - 2:00PM: Book signing
PRAISE FOR RANDALL MUNROE
"Brilliant...a wonderful guide for curious minds."
Randall Munroe is a national treasure.
-Phil Plait, The Bad Astronomy Blog
Randall Munroe writes all of the best science books.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Randall Munroe is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers What If? & Thing Explainer, the science question-and-answer blog What If, & the popular webcomic xkcd. A former NASA roboticist, he left the agency in 2006 to draw comics on the internet full-time.