Meetup : LessWrong Scotland

post by cjb230 · 2015-03-22T18:44:33.255Z · score: 1 (2 votes) · LW · GW · Legacy · 6 comments

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Discussion article for the meetup : LessWrong Scotland

WHEN: 12 April 2015 02:00:00PM (+0000)

WHERE: Biblos, 1 Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1HR

We're going to meet in Edinburgh this time! I don't know the layout of the venue, but we'll be recognisable by books, stuffed owls, signs with Bayes' theorem on them, or some other LW trope.

We're starting a read-through of EY's "Rationality: From AI to Zombies." So this time we'll be discussing Book 1 - that's sections A to D.

Then we'll go on to whatever is on people's mind. Sometimes that's world domination, sometimes it isn't...

Hope to see some new faces then!

Discussion article for the meetup : LessWrong Scotland

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comment by dkozel · 2015-04-09T13:45:45.072Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW(p) · GW(p)

I'll be in Edinburgh that day by coincidence. We have afternoon plans, but maybe they're flexible? I hope we can make it, if not I'll be looking forward to the next meetup!

comment by purplerabbits · 2015-03-26T21:15:50.132Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW(p) · GW(p)

I don't know how much of the reading I'll have done as I'm attempting to stay rational(ish) while moving, but I'll be there...

comment by WinterShaker · 2015-03-24T16:53:33.880Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW(p) · GW(p)

Dang, my first reasonably local one and I'm away in England that weekend. Well, hopefully next time.

comment by scaphandre · 2015-03-23T03:53:59.421Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW(p) · GW(p)

I considered finding a venue on Thomas Bayes Road, but perhaps that's a little too wanky.

comment by scaphandre · 2015-03-23T03:47:05.922Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW(p) · GW(p)

I'm up for going through Book 1 of the Rationality ebook.

I think the LW reading group is doing section A for that week.

comment by scaphandre · 2015-03-23T03:42:15.525Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW(p) · GW(p)

I'll be there!

I'll see if I can get Biblos to (quite rationally) offer us some free nachos...