Re: Extro-5: Suggestions for lunch networking facilitation?

From: Brian Atkins (
Date: Mon May 07 2001 - 18:18:28 MDT

Max More wrote:
> Apart from having a message board where people can sign up to say that they
> will be at particular restaurant, can you suggest ways to help coordinate
> people who want to flock together? Much will happen spontaneously, but with
> a large group where you can't always easily find someone you want to lunch
> with on short notice, some means of connecting up would be helpful. (Maybe
> in a couple of years we can hand out a cheap PDA that will let you enter
> the people you want to lunch with and the kinds of food you like and the
> software will match you up.)

Well if people dared, you could get their cell phone numbers and include
a listing of those in the packet of materials. You could also give a phone
to whoever is manning the public board so people could call in there to
announce newly formed lunch meetings so others have a chance to meet up.

Brian Atkins
Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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