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Meetup : Rescheduled: Chicago Calibration Game

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Meetup : Chicago: Seeing with Fresh Eyes Review

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Meetup : Chicago Open Discussion

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Meetup : Chicago: Discuss Thinking, Fast and Slow

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Meetup : Fermi Estimates in Chicago

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Meetup : Chicago Organizational Meeting and Open Discussion

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Meetup : Zendo in the West Loop

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Meetup : Predictions Chi September 15 (September 8 -- cancelled)

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Sapir-Whorf , Savings, and Discount Rates [Link]

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The Controls are Lying: A Note on the Memetic Hazards of Video Games [Link]

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This has been rescheduled as the previous date didn't work for some people.

Only slightly; Bitcoin had awareness on Less Wrong when it was still fairly obscure, IIRC, but I have heard it discussed recently by people offline and far removed from LW (a coworker, "random" people on the street).

The reporter began with the very questionable assumption that Satoshi Nakamoto was his real name\*. Because of this, it is less surprising that they found someone with that name and some resemblance to "The" Satoshi Nakamoto. 0.05.

\* "It was only while scouring a database that contained the regist...(read more)

Yet, no one has been on the moon in decades. Environmental circumstances cannot be ignored. You can't go to the moon right now -- maybe in some years, most likely not. "[What can a twelfth-century peasant do to save themselves from annihilation? Nothing.](http://lesswrong.com/lw/uk/beyond_the_reach...(read more)

How would you move Mount Fuji?

Take some time. Think about it.

Got an answer?

Good.

Throw it away.

You can't move Mount Fuji.

-- Stefan Kendall

Individual (or even social) benefit and reward do not necessarily follow from reproductive fitness; they could be utterly miserable but nonetheless have children* with the same beliefs.

*I am not certain how literally to interpret this from the quote.

Anime: *[Shin Sekai Yori](http://www.crunchyroll.com/shin-sekai-yori-from-the-new-world)* is essentially several layers of unintended consequences placed into a puzzling world. It has three arcs following Saki Watanabe's early life in a society with psychokinesis, lots of hidden rules, and somewhat ...(read more)

Chicago will have more Thinking, Fast and Slow meetups on the 24th, Sept 7, and Sept 21.

Strongly agree, especially for "Flip" songs of the third game -- "EXEC_FLIP_ARPHAGE./" "EXEC_COSMOFLIPS/." and "EXEC_FLIP_FUSIONSPHERE/." The startup for my desktop is a small bit of EXEC_CHRONICLE_KEY/. For the most part, they are superbly dramatic.