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2. An NYC rationalist group is holding a special spring Slate Star Codex meetup Saturday, May 4th, 3-7 PM, at 180 Maiden Lane in Manhattan. All readers in and around NYC are invited. There will also apparently be some sort of optional networking thing; see here for details.