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Meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - September 2017

0 luminosity 31 July 2017 01:03PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - September 2017

WHEN: 03 September 2017 04:00:00PM (+1000)

WHERE: 10 Shepherd Street, Chippendale

Join us for another chance to polish your planning, motivational and other rationality skills. Social dinner afterwards.

Discussion article for the meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - September 2017

Meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - August 2017

0 luminosity 24 June 2017 02:02PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - August 2017

WHEN: 06 August 2017 04:00:00PM (+1000)

WHERE: 10 Shepherd Street, Chippendale

Join us for another chance to polish your planning, motivational and other rationality skills. Social dinner afterwards.

Discussion article for the meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - August 2017

Meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - July 201

0 luminosity 24 June 2017 02:02PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - July 201

WHEN: 02 July 2017 04:00:00PM (+1000)

WHERE: 10 Shepherd Street, Chippendale

Join us for another chance to polish your planning, motivational and other rationality skills. Social dinner afterwards.

Discussion article for the meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - July 201

Meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - June 2017

0 luminosity 15 May 2017 10:20PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - June 2017

WHEN: 04 June 2017 04:00:00PM (+1000)

WHERE: 10 Shepherd Street, Chippendale

Join us for another chance to polish your planning, motivational and other rationality skills. Social dinner afterwards.

Discussion article for the meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - June 2017

Meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - May 2017

0 luminosity 17 April 2017 01:03AM

Discussion article for the meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - May 2017

WHEN: 07 May 2017 04:00:00PM (+1000)

WHERE: 10 Shepherd Street, Chippendale

Come improve your plans, motivation and other rationality skills at our monthly dojo. Dinner afterwards with the group nearby.

Discussion article for the meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - May 2017

Meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - April 2017

0 luminosity 25 March 2017 01:02AM

Discussion article for the meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - April 2017

WHEN: 02 April 2017 04:00:00PM (+1100)

WHERE: 10 Shepherd Street, Chippendale

Join us from 4 - 6 to sharpen your planning, motivation and other rationality skills. Afterwards there'll be a social dinner for those who want to stick around.

Discussion article for the meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - April 2017

Meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - March 2017

0 luminosity 06 February 2017 09:51AM

Discussion article for the meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - March 2017

WHEN: 05 March 2017 04:00:00PM (+1100)

WHERE: 10 Shepherd Street, Chippendale

Join us from 4 - 6 to sharpen your planning, motivation and other rationality skills. Afterwards there'll be a social dinner for those who want to stick around.

Discussion article for the meetup : Sydney Rationality Dojo - March 2017

In response to Meetup Discussion
Comment author: berekuk 27 January 2017 01:06:07AM *  2 points [-]

Moscow

We expanded a lot since we opened our own rationality-aligned time club Kocherga in September 2015.

  • General LW meetups every 3 weeks on Sundays with talks, discussions and games
  • "Rationality for beginners" lectures every 3 weeks on Sundays
  • (the third Sunday slot is reserved for EA meetups)
  • Dojos on Fridays
  • Sequences reading group started two weeks ago on Mondays
  • Rationality-related games once a month
  • CFAR-style weekend workshops (we ran 4 of these in 2016)

I really should write a separate post about all that's happened since 2013 when the last report from our group was posted.

In response to comment by berekuk on Meetup Discussion
Comment author: luminosity 06 February 2017 09:51:24AM 0 points [-]

I'd definitely be interested to read it!

Comment author: Davidmanheim 12 January 2017 09:09:07PM 1 point [-]

We tried one of these in LA, and while I wasn't there, I heard people liked it - but it's a lot of work to run, and so it only happened one time. Part of that is that it was much longer, and part is that finding a venue was hard.

Comment author: luminosity 15 January 2017 12:47:35PM 0 points [-]

Venues are definitely a problem -- we're lucky enough to have a relatively central humanist group who let us hire out their meeting space once a month, but occasionally it has been difficult to scramble to find an alternative.

I wonder if there'd be some value in having a list of suggested ways to find a venue for people organising meetup groups.

In response to comment by therufs on Meetup Discussion
Comment author: therufs 10 January 2017 11:08:02PM 1 point [-]

HPMOR meetup

Sometime mid-HPMOR, we had a biweekly Saturday midday meetup group to discuss some number of chapters. We started at the beginning and would read (or not read) ?5? or so chapters per meetup until we ran out of new material, after which we met sporadically when there was a new chapter. If memory serves, we met for brunch a couple of times, then shifted to doing food truck food + hanging out a local brewery. After discussion these meetups would generally segue into at least a whole afternoon if not a whole day of hangouts.

At least once or twice, we got some folks who ardently insisted they'd never ever ever ever come to a LW meetup. We also occasionally got attendees from places outside the Triangle for whom it wasn't feasible to make the trip to our LW discussion meetup.

We talked about moving on to other rationality fic (Luminosity in particular) after HPMOR wrapped but that didn't happen for some reason (possibly it got cold before we got around to it, and the food truck+brewery combo is somewhat less enchanting in such weather.)

I rarely have a whole Saturday to devote to discussion, beer, ping pong, coffee, and Bullitron anymore, but I remember these with a lot of fondness.

In response to comment by therufs on Meetup Discussion
Comment author: luminosity 15 January 2017 12:45:54PM 0 points [-]

Did you get people that did crossover from these meetups to the others? It seems like a more lightweight / fun topic like this might be good for letting people get involved more easily?

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