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Announcing the EA Virtual Group 2020-06-25T22:02:16.516Z · score: 88 (40 votes)

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Comment by samim on Announcing the EA Virtual Group · 2020-06-26T21:00:14.197Z · score: 7 (3 votes) · EA · GW

Hey Ozzie,

The name is perhaps sup-optimal in communicating the purpose of the group, but it was better than the alternatives we considered.

I made this because there wasn’t a space for EAs who don’t t have access to local groups, not for all EAs. And if it gets too large, we could have subgroups.

The attendees will not be homogeneous, but I don’t think we will experience problems re differences in opinions and/or knowledge by a much greater degree than a local group might.

Thank you for taking the time to write this, any other considerations welcome.