Robin Hanson wrote:
> I wonder what would happen if you organized a "party/poster" conference
> by just having a very large room with dozens of whiteboards, and with
> snacks and chairs distributed throughout. There would be no official
> schedule or map, and you'd spend the whole weekend wandering about joining
> whatever discussions or presentations formed "spontaneously." Any dispute
> about what a group talked about in a location would be handled as at a
> party, with the option of one group walking away to do what they want
> somewhere else.
This is an excellent idea and should, at the very least, be tried as a
2-hour across-the-board "panel" at the next Foresight conference.
-- firstname.lastname@example.org Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://singinst.org/beyond.html
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