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CORRECTION TO THIS ARTICLE:
A front page "In Short" item in Tuesday's Tech about a talk to be given by Noam Chomsky gave the wrong date for the event. The talk will happen on Tuesday, September 29, not Tuesday, September 22.

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Noam Chomsky will be speaking about grassroots democracy tonight from 6 p.m.–8 p.m. in 26-100. The event is open to the public and will be moderated by Professor Frank Solomon.

Got a big event? Need funding? The LEF/ARCADE funding deadline is this Wednesday. For more details, visit http://web.mit.edu/asa/resources/large-events.html.

Carry around your camera this Thursday! Technique is sponsoring A Day In The Life at MIT, a project to tell the story of a single day at MIT through as many lenses as possible. Carry around your camera and photograph your day. Register, participate, and view the results at http://aditl.mit.edu.

Fred Fest II is this Friday from 6 p.m.–11 p.m. in the East Campus courtyard. Gentlemen Hall will be performing, as well as MIT bands Moskwa and FORTRAN.

Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist George F. Smoot ’66 proved he was smarter than a fifth grader last Friday when he became the second person to win the reality television show. Smoot came away with $1 million.

B.J. Novak, the Fall Festival Saturday performer, is here on Oct. 24; our last issue gave an incorrect date.