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===New York City, NY===
 
===New York City, NY===
  
The [[NYC meetup group]] is split into various groups based on interest. For more information on how to attend, please join the relevant mailing list.
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The [[NYC meetup group]] is very large and meets frequently. The NYC community was profiled here as a [http://lesswrong.com/lw/4ul/less_wrong_nyc_case_study_of_a_successful case study]. Please join the mailing list!
  
====Main Group====
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* Weekly, Tuesday, 7-11pm, Private Residence. Occasionally on Thursdays as well.
 
 
For general discussion, social activities, and games nights.
 
 
 
* Weekly, Tuesday, 7-11pm, Private Residence
 
 
* Mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/overcomingbiasnyc Main Google Group]
 
* Mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/overcomingbiasnyc Main Google Group]
 
====Self-Improvement Group====
 
 
For active self-improvement via goal-setting, commitment, and reinforcement, and getting things done.
 
 
* Weekly, Thursday, 7-11pm, Private Residence
 
* Mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/obnyc-self-improvement Self Improvement Group]
 
 
====Bayesian Conspiracy: NYC====
 
 
For discussion of rationality topics related to the sequences / Columbia University student education group. Runs during the school year. Currently on hiatus as of 2011.
 
 
* Weekly, Monday, 8-9pm, Columbia University Campus (often room 316 in the Hamilton building)
 
* Mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/columbia-cognitive-collective Columbia Group]
 
  
 
===Pittsburgh, PA===
 
===Pittsburgh, PA===

Revision as of 04:43, 28 December 2011

Less Wrong members sometimes arrange meetups to meet each other in meat space. Some geographic areas have groups that do this regularly. Also see: Less Wrong meetup group resources.

USA

Atlanta, GA

Austin, TX

Bay Area, CA

Berkeley

San Francisco

Tortuga (in Mountain View)

  • Mailing list
  • Venue: Private residence, Thursdays, 7pm
  • Hosted by: Shannon Friedman and Divia Melwani
  • For venue information: Email Shannon or Divia.

Sausalito (Marin)

Cambridge, MA

Chicago, IL

Washington, DC

Madison, WI

New York City, NY

The NYC meetup group is very large and meets frequently. The NYC community was profiled here as a case study. Please join the mailing list!

  • Weekly, Tuesday, 7-11pm, Private Residence. Occasionally on Thursdays as well.
  • Mailing list: Main Google Group

Pittsburgh, PA

Research Triangle, NC (Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill)

Southern California, CA

For help with transportation, check for carpool opportunities in meetup announcements and comments.

Los Angeles

Seattle, WA

  • Meets the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month in the U-District, see mailing list for details.
  • Eastside meetups are happening on an ad-hoc schedule, see mailing list for details.
  • Mailing list: LW-Seattle

St Louis, MO

  • On break for the summer. Join the mailing list if you're in town and want to try to get people together anyway.
  • Mailing list: Less Wrong St Louis

Canada

Toronto

  • Venue: Bars by St. George subway station, currently The Duke of York.
  • Schedule: Biweekly, Tuesdays at 8 PM. Join the mailing list for details.
  • Mailing List: Toronto Google Group

Ottawa

We're still working out where and how often the group will meet.

Vancouver

We don't yet have a regular venue or meeting time, but currently (early August 2011) are meeting downtown about once a week.

Europe

London, UK

  • Venue: variable, see list and LessWrong. Look for the Art Lebedev paperclip sign on our table.
  • Schedule: First Sunday of every second month (January/March/May 2011 so far), plus irregular meets every two to three weeks.
  • Mailing list: LessWrongLondon

Oxford, UK

  • Oxford Rationality Meetups
  • Venue: Exeter College
  • Schedule: Saturday termtimes - normally 6-8pm.
  • Contact Larks or AlexFlint for details.

Helsinki, Finland

Australia

Melbourne

  • Three regular meetups: Practical rationality (1st Fri each month), outreach (schedule still unsettled), and social (3rd Fri each month).
  • Venue: Practical rationality at Trike (usually - check the meetup post), social at Ben's house (look for a meetup post with more hints).
  • Mailing list: Melbourne Less Wrong

Blog posts

See also