“You and Your Research” – Hamming Watch/​Discuss Party

    This Sunday join a watching party for Richard Hamming’s famous talk “You and Your Research” then discuss it with other LessWrongers.

    Richard Hamming was a researcher at Bell Labs, who worked beside people like Claude Shannon and Richard Feynman. In this talk he gives advice, based on observing these people for many decades, on how not to merely do good work, but Great Work, the sort that Nobel Prizes commemorate.

    It is a 45-minute talk that has been influential on many LessWrongers.

    We’re meeting in Walled Garden at noon PM (PDT) this Sunday: