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Meetup : Melbourne Social Meetup: April

0 Maelin 25 April 2017 11:36AM

Discussion article for the meetup : Melbourne Social Meetup: April

WHEN: 28 April 2017 06:30:00PM (+1000)

WHERE: The Bull and Bear Tavern, Flinders Lane, Melbourne

Come along for this month's Social Meetup, now on the exciting new schedule of the fourth Friday of the month!

FB event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/119088048648008/

Social meetups are informal get-togethers where we chat about topics of interest and have a couple of drinks together.

WHEN? Friday April 28, 18:30 until late. Don't worry about being on time, though - it's fine to rock up whenever.

WHERE? The Bull & Bear Tavern, on Flinders Lane (just a short walk from Flinders St Station).

FOOD? The B&B does reasonable traditional pub food and we usually share a few plates of wedges. For those who stay late, we often go for a late night meal at around 11pm

CONTACT? Any issues on the night, call or text Richard on 0421231789

Discussion article for the meetup : Melbourne Social Meetup: April

Meetup : San Francisco Meetup: Projects

0 rocurley 21 April 2017 03:13AM

Discussion article for the meetup : San Francisco Meetup: Projects

WHEN: 24 April 2017 06:15:00PM (-0700)

WHERE: 1769 15th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3333, United States

We’ll be meeting to work on projects!

Near the beginning, we’ll go around and talk about what we’ll be working on, then do a couple of pomodoros. At some point we’ll break into general conversations and socializing.

For help getting into the building, please call (or text, with a likely-somewhat-slower response rate): 301-458-0764.

Format:

We meet and start hanging out at 6:15, but don’t officially start doing the meetup topic until 6:45-7 to accommodate stragglers. Usually there is a food order that goes out before we start the meetup topic.

About these meetups:

The mission of the SF LessWrong meetup is to provide a fun, low-key social space with some structured interaction, where new and non-new community members can mingle and have interesting conversations. Everyone is welcome.

We explicitly encourage people to split off from the main conversation or diverge from the topic if that would be more fun for them (moving side conversations into a separate part of the space if appropriate). Meetup topics are here as a tool to facilitate fun interaction, and we certainly don’t want them to inhibit it.

Discussion article for the meetup : San Francisco Meetup: Projects

Meetup : Washington, D.C.: Slate Star Codex

0 RobinZ 20 April 2017 02:57PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Washington, D.C.: Slate Star Codex

WHEN: 23 April 2017 03:30:00PM (-0400)

WHERE: Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture

This week, we will be meeting in the courtyard to discuss the blog Slate Star Codex and essays therefrom.

Upcoming meetups:

  • Apr. 30: Fun & Games
  • May 7: Regression to the Mean

Discussion article for the meetup : Washington, D.C.: Slate Star Codex

Meetup : Chicago Applied Rationality Training

0 mingyuan 20 April 2017 01:32PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Chicago Applied Rationality Training

WHEN: 23 April 2017 01:00:00PM (-0500)

WHERE: Harper Memorial Library Room 148, 1116 E 59th St, Chicago, IL 60637

The Chicago rationality group meets every Sunday from 1-3 PM in Room 148 of Harper Memorial Library. Though we meet on the University of Chicago campus, anyone is welcome to attend.

More applied rationality training this Sunday! At this week's meeting I'll be teaching Factoring, which is fun and easy and super useful! Don't worry if you missed the last meeting; I can get newcomers caught up during the lesson.

If you are planning to come to this week's meeting, please take ten or so minutes to build a 'bugs list' - a list of problems in your life that we'll target with the applied rationality techniques. The generic prompt is "Everything would be perfect in my life, and I would be the best possible version of myself, except that… [bug].”

Request to be added to our Google Group if you're interested in rationality-related events in the Chicago area and I'll approve you!

Discussion article for the meetup : Chicago Applied Rationality Training

Meetup : Games in Kocherga club: Fallacymania, Tower of Chaos, Scientific Discovery

0 Alexander230 18 April 2017 09:46PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Games in Kocherga club: Fallacymania, Tower of Chaos, Scientific Discovery

WHEN: 26 April 2017 07:40:00PM (+0300)

WHERE: Moscow, B.Dorogomilovskaya, 5-2

Welcome to Moscow LW community makeshift games! In that games, some rationality skills are involved, so you can practise while you playing!

  • Fallacymania: it is a game where you guess logical fallacies in arguments, or practise using logical fallacies yourself (depending on team in which you will be).

  • Tower of Chaos: funny game with guessing the rules of human placement on a Twister mat.

  • Scientific Discovery: modified version of Zendo with simultaneous turns for all players.

Details about the games: http://goo.gl/Mz2i94

Come to antikafe "Kocherga", ul.B.Dorogomilovskaya, 5-2. The map is here: http://kocherga-club.ru/#contacts . Nearest metro station is Kievskaya. If you are lost, call Sasha at +7-905-527-30-82.

Games begin at 19:40, the length is 3 hours.

Discussion article for the meetup : Games in Kocherga club: Fallacymania, Tower of Chaos, Scientific Discovery

Meetup : Denver Area LW May Meetup

0 PonchoPal 18 April 2017 08:13PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Denver Area LW May Meetup

WHEN: 02 May 2017 07:00:00PM (-0600)

WHERE: 4955 South Ulster Street #103, Denver, CO

Casual meetup at the usual time and place. We typically meet in the back room, unless the weather is nice enough to be outside.

Discussion article for the meetup : Denver Area LW May Meetup