You write: “Would this cause a mass exodus of the best and brightest? Possibly not.” It is an absolute guarantee that the best and brightest will leave. 99% of the most critical creative enterprises hinge on the psychological need for those individuals to be validated DIRECTLY BY THE MARKET not by some blind algorithm. I myself am in that camp. Have YOU ever tried to start your own company?
Mathew your article contains a number of egregious logical errors, but your obtuse view of human psychology completely disqualifies you from comment. Shut your stupid mouth.