Jul 18, 2017 - Pete Michaud
(Cross posted from our alumni mailing list) Hello again! The second quarter of 2017 has come and gone, so it’s time for an update about what CFAR has been up to and what we’re planning. If you missed our newsletter last quarter, here’s a link to catch up! What We Did Finished Workshop Sprint - We finished the last 2 workshops of our 5 workshop sprint! From February through early May we...
Apr 11, 2017 - Pete Michaud
(Cross posted from our alumni mailing list) Hey everyone! 2017 has been a busy year for CFAR so far, I’d like to tell you some of what we’ve been up to, and some of the plans we have for the rest of the year. Accomplishments Instructor Pipeline - Last year Duncan Sabien took on the substantial project of creating a system to train a growing number of new, fully-qualified CFAR...
Nov 28, 2016 - Duncan Sabien
(Cross posted to LessWrong) Preamble Double crux is one of CFAR’s newer concepts, and one that’s forced a re-examination and refactoring of a lot of our curriculum (in the same way that the introduction of TAPs and Inner Simulator did previously). It rapidly became a part of our organizational social fabric, and is one of our highest-EV threads for outreach and dissemination, so it’s long overdue for a public, formal...
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Number of workshop alumni
909 and counting
Average participant rating based on the question "Are you glad you came?"
9.2 out of 10
Increased life satisfaction
0.17σ after 1 year