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Meetup : Rochester Rationalists: Utopia discussion meetup

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Meetup : Rochester LessWrong and Transhumanists

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Open Thread, October 27 - 31, 2013

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Meetup : Philadelphia - What Bayesianism taught me

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Meetup : Philadelphia - The Sword of Good

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Meetup : Philadelphia - Humans are not automatically strategic

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Meetup : Philadelphia informal meetup

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Hello! I've been a reader since 2012 or so, and used to comment occasionally under a different username. (I switched because I wanted to be less directly connected to my real name.)

That was a weird feeling; I didn't realize that this was my own comment, and only checked the username when that last paragraph seemed eerily familiar.

As a follow-up: I got a good full-time job starting in January 2015. I've got 10% of post-tax earnings from my internships set aside in a savings a...(read more)

The main problem I've had with it is that a too-large dose makes me feel sleepy the next day. (3mg, felt extremely sleepy for 4 hours after getting up, and I'd slept in a bit more than normal, too.) My results are a bit strange, though, because another medication I take interacts with it. 1/4mg (gu...(read more)

These probably aren't the best ones out there, just what came to mind easily:

* For people who take a few different medications, those weekly pill box things - it takes less attention to do it all at once when non-groggy.

* Keeping one's workspace clean and organized *might* be an example; a lot o...(read more)

I took the survey.

Did anyone else fall on the borderline for some of these questions? I was in a weird space for the one about whether you ever had a relationship with someone else from LW (they introduced me to LW).

I don't *think* I usually mean it as counter-signalling (from the inside, it feels like I'm talking in a way that I find more fun/interesting/funny), but I have little bits of self-depreciation as part of my normal speech. I have to consciously turn it off for job interviews, because in that context...(read more)

I hadn't thought of religion, but that makes a lot of sense. I could also see homemade gifts being really popular - making something specifically *for* someone is about more than the thing itself, so it isn't so easily replaceable. I'd also be interested to see what happens when people have so much ...(read more)