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LINK: In favor of niceness, community, and civilisation

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Meetup : Inaugural Canberra meetup

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Wes Weimer from Udacity presents his list of things you should learn

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A simple web app to create aversion to unhealthy food

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Does anyone know any kid geniuses?

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Anyone have any questions for David Chalmers?

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My summary of Eliezer's position on free will

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Hard philosophy problems to test people's intelligence?

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The utility of information should almost never be negative

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ICONN 2012 nanotechnology conference in Perth

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I have made bootleg PDFs in LaTeX of some of my favorite SSC posts, and gotten him to sign printed out and bound versions of them. At some point I might make my SSC-to-LaTeX script public...

I feel exactly the same way about the controversial opinions.

I used to work at App Academy, and have written about my experiences [here](https://80000hours.org/2014/04/interview-with-buck-shlegeris-from-app-academy/) and [here](http://bshlgrs.github.io/aa.html).

You will have a *lot* of LW company in the Bay Area (including me!) There will be another LWer wh...(read more)

Zipfian Academy is a bootcamp for data science, but it's the only non web dev bootcamp I know about.

I work at App Academy, and I'm very happy to discuss App Academy and other coding bootcamps with anyone who wants to talk about them with me.

I have previously Skyped LWers to help them prepare for the interview.

Contact me at bshlegeris@gmail.com if interested (or in comments here).

> I don't know for sure Alicorn and I would continue to disagree about the ethics of white lies if we talked it out thoroughly, but it wouldn't remotely surprise me.

That's a moral disagreement, not a factual disagreement. Alicorn is a deontologist, and you guys probably wouldn't be able to reach c...(read more)

I interpreted that bit as "If you're the kind of person who is able to do this kind of thing, then self-administered CBT is a great idea."

Of the people who graduated more than 6 months ago and looked for jobs (as opposed to going to university or something), all have jobs.

About 5% of people drop out of the program.

You make a good point. But none of the people I've discussed this with who didn't want to do App Academy cite those reasons.