Mar 21, 2019 - Timothy Telleen-Lawton
This document is a follow-up to the public statements we made in September and November. Last September there were multiple public allegations that Brent caused grave harm to members of our community. We consider these allegations credible: we believe that Brent routinely manipulated those around him, and that he physically, sexually, and emotionally abused at least two of his partners. Until these abuse allegations were made public, most of our...
Jan 22, 2019 - Timothy Telleen-Lawton
Happy New Year! With 2019 under way, we’d like to share some updates from the past few months and plans for the coming year. Updates Harm in the Community Last year, allegations of serious harm were brought against an alumnus and community member. Since then, CFAR has been focused on understanding what happened, what mistakes we made in this case, and how we can reduce the risks of a range...
Aug 10, 2018 - Timothy Telleen-Lawton
Hello, everyone! With the summer coming to an end here in Berkeley, we’d like to share some of what CFAR has been up to and where we’re headed. Updates Permanent venue After a few months of intense renovating, designing, and decorating led by Adam Scholl, Luke Raskopf and Adom Hartell, CFAR’s permanent venue in Bodega Bay is up and running! A big thank you goes to the alumni and volunteers...
"I went to the July workshop. I think it was probably the most useful week of my life in terms of exposure to things I could be doing to be more productive and effective."
"As a founder of a company with a similar mission to CFAR’s – making people more awesome – ... CFAR’s Rationality for Entrepreneurs workshop did not disappoint."
Number of workshop alumni
1045 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