“We have a big like button with a heart on it and we’re incentivizing people to want it to go up,” he said just weeks ago at the WIRED25 summit. Versus contributing to the public conversation or a healthy conversation? ” On the weekend before the opening gavel of what’s being dubbed the Harvard affirmative-action trial, a record-breaking 597 of my fellow members of the class of ’88 and I, along with alumni from other reunion classes, were seated in a large lecture hall, listening to the new president of Harvard, Lawrence Bacow, address the issue of diversity in the admissions process.
What he said—and I’m paraphrasing, because I didn’t record it—was that he could fill five whole incoming classes with valedictorians who’d received a perfect score on the SAT, but that’s not what Harvard is or will ever be.
But though the World Series provided its share of wonder, it is far from an instant classic.
From games that stretched way past most people’s bedtimes to the obsessive nature of modern managing, staying engaged throughout the Red Sox’s run felt more like a duty than an escape.
As I reported over the weekend, his initial remarks were fairly detached; he later offered a more full-throated condemnation.
But he seems incapable of compassion and consolation.
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