Meetup : Moscow: Applied Rationality

by Yuu1 min read9th Jan 20133 comments

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WHEN: 19 January 2013 04:00:00PM (+0400)

WHERE: Russia, Moscow, ulitsa L'va Tolstogo 16

Our venue is changed:

We will meet in the Yandex Money office, this is the second door at the address I mentioned. Please use the following guide to get there: link. I will be there at 16:00 MSK. And I will also check the entrance at 16:15 and 16:30, so please do not be late.

Main topics:

  • Applied rationality: practice. The next one will be calibration session.

  • Cognitive biases analysis. Here is the link to the list of biases we will work on (in Russian).

  • Solving cases. Please prepare some problems for discussion. You can contact me to propose your problems and cases in advance.

If you are going for the first time, you can fill this one minute form (in Russian), to share your contact information. You can also use personal messages here, or drop a message at lw@lesswrong.ru to contact me for any reason. Please also contact me, if you are not sure you can be in time and I provide you with an emergency phone number.

Discussion article for the meetup : Moscow: Applied Rationality

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Is it possible to see a report about what has happened on previous sessions? How many people attended and what topics was discussed?

There were 8 people at the last session. I expect to see a slight increase next time.

Topics included:

  • general introductions;
  • conjunction fallacy and planning fallacy (discussing in 2 subgroups);
  • anthropic trillemma / permutation city argument;
  • organizational issues;
  • discussion about how to expand our local presence, including one practical case of "how to touch on rationality topics at a dentist conference".

I'm not sure how representative this list is, it was my first LW meetup.

I hope me or someone else will post more detailed reports for future sessions.

Yes, that is correct. We are also going to post more detailed reports in Russian on Russian forum.