author: Chris Noxz <email@example.com>
date: Sat, 12 Nov 2022 20:13:09 +0100
add note about meritocracy
1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)
diff --git a/noxz.tech/dictionary/index.www b/noxz.tech/dictionary/index.www
@@ -91,6 +91,14 @@ meant as a form of social system in
which power goes to those with superior intellects, or the belief that rulers
should be chosen for their superior abilities and not because of their wealth
+Then again, even if meritocracy in the sense of hacking doesn't refer to some
+sort of superiority, who determines what is good hacking and what is not?
+Though I agree that hackers should not be judged based on bogus criteria such
+as degrees, age, race, or position, if hacking can be performed for the sake of
+hacking without the need to be particularly useful, what is the determining
+factor for it to be judged, and is it even necessary to be judged at all?