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Meetup : Houston, TX

2 [deleted] 27 April 2014 10:44PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Houston, TX

WHEN: 18 October 2014 02:00:00PM (-0500)

WHERE: 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005

On Saturday, October 18th we will be meeting at the Salento in the Brochstein Pavilion at Rice University at 2:00PM. Look for the Less Wrong sign.

Discussion article for the meetup : Houston, TX

Comments (19)

Comment author: dvasya 09 July 2014 07:06:33PM 2 points [-]

(I highly recommend that everyone join the Google Group so that we can all communicate in a single place by email)

Does anyone else feel like trying to get this meeting a little bit more structured?

For example, something as simple as brief but prepared self-introductions covering your interests (related or unrelated to LW) and anything else about yourself that you might consider worth a mention. We partially covered it last time but it was pretty chaotic.

Or maybe someone even wants to give a brief talk about something they find exciting. Back in the day Jon used to educate us in computational neroscience, which was extremely interesting.

Also, on getting there:

The map in the post is not completely accurate, this is the actual location

Parking on Main St (across from campus, from TMC to ZaZa

Parking north of campus (Ashby/Sunset area)

$1 Stadium Lot (farther away)

Comment author: [deleted] 10 July 2014 11:22:25PM *  0 points [-]

I was thinking about the introductions too; I think this time we probably can do something a bit more structured.

Comment author: dvasya 11 July 2014 08:32:54PM 0 points [-]

suggestion posted to the Google Group:

Another idea might be to decide ahead of each meetup on a few topics for discussion to allow some time to prepare, research and think about things for some time before discussing with each other.

Comment author: dvasya 12 June 2014 02:18:18AM *  1 point [-]

Free parking is available in the small streets across Rice Boulevard from the campus (north of it). This is also closer.

Comment author: b1shop 20 May 2014 06:21:07PM *  1 point [-]

All, Isaac_Davis, dvasya and myself had a pleasant chat at Ikea. Looking forward to the next meetup. Hopefully we'll have enough people next time to play paranoid debating.

Comment author: ElTighre 03 May 2014 03:10:46PM 1 point [-]

I'm at 8181 Fannin St. and looking at an hour by bike, anybody in the area that can give me a ride?

Comment author: InnovateLife 08 May 2014 01:43:17AM 0 points [-]

Hello. My name is Earl and I might be able to give you a ride. Unless something important comes up I plan on going. innovateworld gmail

Comment author: dvasya 02 May 2014 04:36:54PM 1 point [-]

Can't make it this Saturday but will try next time!

Comment author: dvasya 12 August 2014 03:41:55PM 0 points [-]

I hope it's not really at 2AM.

Comment author: [deleted] 21 July 2014 04:25:20PM 0 points [-]

If anyone who's interested in coming next month has any sort of concentrated probability distribution over when they'll be able to come, please post it here or on the Google Groups list.

Comment author: dvasya 08 July 2014 08:18:30PM 0 points [-]

Hopefully, this time Valhalla should be open for, um, follow-up discussions. http://valhalla.rice.edu/

Comment author: dvasya 08 July 2014 08:57:00PM 1 point [-]

Oh yes, and last time somebody discovered that there's free parking on Main St across from campus (the stretch between Med Center and Hotel ZaZa).

Comment author: sci7 28 May 2014 04:10:47PM 0 points [-]

I'll be there!

Comment author: dvasya 18 May 2014 06:03:25PM 0 points [-]
Comment author: InnovateLife 08 May 2014 02:00:22AM 0 points [-]

I didn't see a Meetup.com group for this. I would suggest starting one if there is not one that I overlooked.

Comment author: dvasya 07 May 2014 04:05:03AM *  0 points [-]

So how did it go?

Comment author: b1shop 07 May 2014 01:17:59PM 1 point [-]

Unless I'm missing something, it hasn't occurred yet.

Comment author: dvasya 09 May 2014 04:22:03PM 0 points [-]

Hm. So no time travelers here. (I'm pretty sure it used to say the 3rd before though...)

I'll try to make it.

Comment author: b1shop 06 May 2014 04:55:22AM 0 points [-]

I'll likely be there. Looking forward to it.