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A New Standard for Excellence: The Ability to Cheat Without Getting Caught

The brave new world of computer grading has arrived. Not only will sweatshop graders lose their jobs to the more efficient technology of the e-Raters, but those being scored by the new e-Raters will be rewarded for developing the skills needed to succeed on Wall Street, where facts don't matter as long as you can fool the algorithm. By Michael Winerip at the NYTimes: A recently released study has concluded that computers are capable of scoring essays on standardized tests as well as human beings do.
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