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Less Wrong members sometimes arrange [http://lesswrong.com/tag/meetup/?sort=new meetups] to meet each other in meat space. Some geographic areas have groups that do this regularly. Also see: [[Less Wrong meetup group resources]].
 
Less Wrong members sometimes arrange [http://lesswrong.com/tag/meetup/?sort=new meetups] to meet each other in meat space. Some geographic areas have groups that do this regularly. Also see: [[Less Wrong meetup group resources]].
  
==Bay Area==
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==USA==
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===Bay Area===
  
 
* Mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/bayarealesswrong BayAreaLessWrong]
 
* Mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/bayarealesswrong BayAreaLessWrong]
  
===Berkeley===
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====Berkeley====
 
* Venue: [http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=Downtown+Berkeley+BART&daddr=2128+Oxford+St,+Berkeley,+CA+94704-1311+%28Starbucks%29&geocode=FSzZQQIdbVa2-Ck7jvjKnX6FgDG3LOQ7rN5ZmA%3BFW7bQQIdQl62-CEGuQ_bapaUqCmz2L6SnX6FgDHtCjCMFeuX-A&hl=en&mra=ltm&dirflg=w&sll=37.86999,-122.26696&sspn=0.001931,0.005284&ie=UTF8&ll=37.870225,-122.266577&spn=0.001931,0.005284&z=18 Oxford Street Starbucks], on Wednesdays at 7pm
 
* Venue: [http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=Downtown+Berkeley+BART&daddr=2128+Oxford+St,+Berkeley,+CA+94704-1311+%28Starbucks%29&geocode=FSzZQQIdbVa2-Ck7jvjKnX6FgDG3LOQ7rN5ZmA%3BFW7bQQIdQl62-CEGuQ_bapaUqCmz2L6SnX6FgDHtCjCMFeuX-A&hl=en&mra=ltm&dirflg=w&sll=37.86999,-122.26696&sspn=0.001931,0.005284&ie=UTF8&ll=37.870225,-122.266577&spn=0.001931,0.005284&z=18 Oxford Street Starbucks], on Wednesdays at 7pm
  
===[http://lesswrong.com/lw/53i/berkeley_lw_meetup_saturday_april_9/3ty5 Tortuga] (in Mountain View)===
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====[http://lesswrong.com/lw/53i/berkeley_lw_meetup_saturday_april_9/3ty5 Tortuga] (in Mountain View)====
 
* Venue: Private residence, on Thursdays at 7pm (see [http://groups.google.com/group/tortuga-rationalists mailing list] for details)
 
* Venue: Private residence, on Thursdays at 7pm (see [http://groups.google.com/group/tortuga-rationalists mailing list] for details)
 
* Hosted by: Shannon Friedman and Divia Melwani
 
* Hosted by: Shannon Friedman and Divia Melwani
  
==Chicago==
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===Chicago===
  
 
* Mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/less-wrong-chicago Less Wrong Chicago]
 
* Mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/less-wrong-chicago Less Wrong Chicago]
  
==London, UK==
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===New York City===
 
 
* Venue: [http://www.jdwetherspoon.co.uk/home/pubs/shakespeares-head Shakespeare's Head, Holborn]. Look for the [http://www.artlebedev.com/everything/skrepkus/ Art Lebedev paperclip] sign on our table.
 
* Schedule: First Sunday of every second month (January and March 2011 so far).
 
* Mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/lesswronglondon/ LessWrongLondon]
 
 
 
==New York City==
 
  
 
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.
 
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.
  
===Main Group===
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====Main Group====
  
 
For general discussion, social activities, and games nights.
 
For general discussion, social activities, and games nights.
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* 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===
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====Self-Improvement Group====
  
 
For active self-improvement via goal-setting, commitment, and reinforcement, and getting things done.
 
For active self-improvement via goal-setting, commitment, and reinforcement, and getting things done.
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* Mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/obnyc-self-improvement Self Improvement Group]
 
* Mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/obnyc-self-improvement Self Improvement Group]
  
===Bayesian Conspiracy: NYC===
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====Bayesian Conspiracy: NYC====
  
 
For discussion of rationality topics related to the sequences / Columbia University student education group.
 
For discussion of rationality topics related to the sequences / Columbia University student education group.
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* Mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/columbia-cognitive-collective Columbia Group]
 
* Mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/columbia-cognitive-collective Columbia Group]
  
==Southern California==
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===Southern California===
  
 
* Typical Venue: Restaurants in Los Angeles and Orange County
 
* Typical Venue: Restaurants in Los Angeles and Orange County
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For help with transportation, check for carpool opportunities in meetup announcements and comments.
 
For help with transportation, check for carpool opportunities in meetup announcements and comments.
  
==Toronto==
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===Seattle===
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* Not a regular meetup group yet, but there is a mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/lw-seattle LW-Seattle]
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==Canada==
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===Toronto===
  
 
*Venue: Bars by St. George subway station, currently Bedford Academy
 
*Venue: Bars by St. George subway station, currently Bedford Academy
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*Mailing List: [http://groups.google.com/group/lesswrongtoronto?hl=en Toronto Google Group]
 
*Mailing List: [http://groups.google.com/group/lesswrongtoronto?hl=en Toronto Google Group]
  
==Seattle==
 
  
* Not a regular meetup group yet, but there is a mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/lw-seattle LW-Seattle]
 
  
==Helsinki, Finland==
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==Europe==
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===London, UK===
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* Venue: [http://www.jdwetherspoon.co.uk/home/pubs/shakespeares-head Shakespeare's Head, Holborn]. Look for the [http://www.artlebedev.com/everything/skrepkus/ Art Lebedev paperclip] sign on our table.
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* Schedule: First Sunday of every second month (January and March 2011 so far).
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* Mailing list: [http://groups.google.com/group/lesswronglondon/ LessWrongLondon]
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===Helsinki, Finland===
  
 
* [[Helsinki meetup group]]
 
* [[Helsinki meetup group]]
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==Blog posts==
 
==Blog posts==
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* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/2p5/humans_are_not_automatically_strategic/ Humans are not automatically strategic] by [[AnnaSalamon]]
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/2p5/humans_are_not_automatically_strategic/ Humans are not automatically strategic] by [[AnnaSalamon]]
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/4ul/less_wrong_nyc_case_study_of_a_successful/ Less Wrong NYC: Case Study of a Successful Rationalist Chapter] by [[Cosmos]]
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/4ul/less_wrong_nyc_case_study_of_a_successful/ Less Wrong NYC: Case Study of a Successful Rationalist Chapter] by [[Cosmos]]
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==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 13:16, 6 April 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

Bay Area

Berkeley

Tortuga (in Mountain View)

  • Venue: Private residence, on Thursdays at 7pm (see mailing list for details)
  • Hosted by: Shannon Friedman and Divia Melwani

Chicago

New York City

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.

Main Group

For general discussion, social activities, and games nights.

Self-Improvement Group

For active self-improvement via goal-setting, commitment, and reinforcement, and getting things done.

Bayesian Conspiracy: NYC

For discussion of rationality topics related to the sequences / Columbia University student education group.

  • Weekly, Sundays, Columbia University Campus
  • Mailing list: Columbia Group

Southern California

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

Seattle

  • Not a regular meetup group yet, but there is a mailing list: LW-Seattle


Canada

Toronto

  • Venue: Bars by St. George subway station, currently Bedford Academy
  • Schedule: Biweekly, Thursdays at 8 PM. Join the mailing list to find out which Thursdays.
  • Mailing List: Toronto Google Group


Europe

London, UK

Helsinki, Finland


Blog posts


See also