What can Joss Whedon's Firefly teach us about game theory? Jesse Galef will run through a series of concepts including cooperation, bargaining, threats, and collective action using clips from the popular TV series to illustrate.
Disclaimer: We are a casual crowd. We use vulgar language. If you dislike this, then you probably should attend one of the HCCO's other offerings instead.
Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality: www.hpmor.com
-This fanfic is the most engaging way to learn what "rationality" is all about
-A community blog on rationality. The Core Sequences are most relevant to our meetup group. Also covers topics like AI and x-risk.
Everyone please bring a ferret.