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Admission by lottery: A proposal to reimagine college acceptance

Jul 2, 2021
Harvard's Michael Sandel says a lottery conveys "what is true in any case: that luck matters as much as effort in admission."
"College is not the engine of upward mobility we assume it to be," says Harvard professor Michael Sandel. He says a lottery for admissions would change that.
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What does meritocracy really mean in Silicon Valley?

Oct 4, 2013
The Valley loves its rags to riches stories. What a tech meritocracy millionaire has to say about his own rise.

'70s rebellion and the roots of tech's reputation for meritocracy

Oct 4, 2013
Early Silicon Valley companies experimented with a new management style to reward talent and avoid corporate status and hierarchy.