Discussion article for the meetup : EA Vancouver monthly meetup
07 October 2015 07:00:00PM (-0700)
WHERE: 5977 Wilson Avenue, Burnaby, BC
Exact address: 309-5977 Wilson Avenue, buzzer 072, Burnaby, BC
5 min. walk from Patterson Station, free parking near.
The topic will be "replaceability" which is the idea that a job doing direct good such as being a doctor might not be as valuable as you might expect because if you hadn't taken the job the second best candidate would have. But how significant a factor replaceability is might not be straightforward, as suggested in this article: https://80000hours.org/2015/07/replaceability-isnt-as-important-as-you-might-think-or-weve-suggested/
Don't be intimidated if you don't know anything about the subject! We will explain things and talk about other subjects as well.