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SSC Meetup: Everywhere

The last SSC survey asked people if they wanted a meetup in their city. Seventy cities had 10+ people looking for a local SSC meetup. Here’s the plan: I’m going to list cities. If you’re willing to organize a meetup … Continue reading

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SSC Survey 2017 Results

[None of these calculations were really double-checked and some of them might be wrong. If you’re really interested in accuracy, download the raw data at the bottom and see for yourself.] I. Back in January I asked you to take … Continue reading

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SSC Survey 2017

If you’re reading this and have previously read at least one SSC post, please take the 2017 SSC survey. Warning: it’s pretty long. You can talk about it in the comments, but don’t read them until you’re done taking the … Continue reading

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Testimonials for SSC

[Content note: various slurs and insults] I. Last post I thanked some of the people who have contributed to this blog. But I forgot some of the most important contributors: the many readers whose give valuable feedback on everything I … Continue reading

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SSC New England Meetup And Presentations Schedule

1. Tonight (11/19) I’ll be speaking at Yale on the subject of “How To Ruin A Perfectly Good Randomized Controlled Trial” and other aspects of interpreting scientific evidence. Probably. I’m currently stuck in New Jersey due to airplane mishaps, but … Continue reading

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2014 SSC Survey Results

A year ago I asked people to take a survey and said I’d post the results “soon”. Now it’s been a year and I feel bad, so here are some very quick and dirty survey results. Remember, all of this … Continue reading

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Mapmaker, Mapmaker, Make Me A Map

I was recently looking through some old concept-maps of communities, like Julia’s Map of Bay Area Memespace, Scharlach’s Dark Enlightenment Roadmap and especially xkcd’s map of the Internet. And I thought we should have something like that for the rationalist … Continue reading

Apologia Pro Vita Sua

I do occasional work for my hospital’s Addiction Medicine service, and a lot of our conversations go the same way. My attending tells a patient trying to quit that she must take a certain pill that will decrease her drug … Continue reading

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Housekeeping Post April 2014

1. I am on an inpatient medicine rotation for the next two months, which means I will be working about twice as hard as normal. The last time I was on one of these, I managed about a blog post … Continue reading

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Michigan Meetup and Memory Workshop, 3/23

There will be a Less Wrong / Slate Star Codex reader / random interested persons meetup and CFAR-ish workshop on memory and mnemonics at my house (near Detroit) this Sunday at 1 PM. Along with the usual Michiganders we will … Continue reading

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