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Timeline of Center for Applied Rationality

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| 2018 || {{dts|January 10}} || || CFAR announces that it has exceeded its 2017 fundraising target of $740,000 by raising a total of $759,829.<ref name="fundraiser-2017">{{cite web |url= |title=CFAR 2017 Fundraiser |accessdate=February 24, 2018 |publisher=[[wikipedia:Center for Applied Rationality|Center for Applied Rationality]]}}</ref>
| 2017 || {{Dts|May 29}} || || The Rationalist House Games domain, <code></code>, is registered.<ref>{{cite web |url= |title=Showing results for: RATIONALISTGAMES.ORG |publisher=ICANN WHOIS |accessdate=February 25, 2018 |quote=Creation Date: 2017-05-29T19:25:39Z}}</ref> The website is apparently run by CFAR (the website itself does not mention CFAR).<ref>{{cite web |url= |title=Fourth Quarter CFAR Newsletter |accessdate=February 25, 2018 |quote=Rationalist House Games - Elizabeth Garrett spearheaded a competition between rationalist houses |publisher=[[wikipedia:Center for Applied Rationality|Center for Applied Rationality]]}}</ref>
| 2018 || {{dts|January 19}} || || CFAR instructor Michael "Valentine" Smith begins posting about kenshō on LessWrong.<ref>{{cite web |url= |title=Kenshō |author=Michael "Valentine" Smith |date=January 19, 2018 |publisher=LessWrong |accessdate=February 24, 2018}}</ref> He would follow up on the initial post in late February with "The Real-World Omega"<ref>{{cite web |url= |title=The Real-World Omega |accessdate=February 24, 2018}}</ref> and "Mythic Mode".<ref>{{cite web |url= |title=Mythic Mode |accessdate=February 24, 2018}}</ref> Kenshō hasn't been discussed officially by CFAR (in particular, Valentine's post seems to be made from a personal capacity), but it seems to be one of the things being discussed in person by CFAR people.<ref>{{cite web |url= |title=Comment on "Kenshō" |accessdate=February 24, 2018 |author=Qiaochu Yuan |quote=It's seemed to me for awhile now that the stuff that people are actually talking about in person (e.g. at CFAR workshops) has far outstripped the pace of what's publicly available in blog post format and I'm really happy to see progress on that front.}}</ref>

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