graduate's mortarboard on money The Lambda School teaches information technologyskills online, and it charges zero tuition and offers stipends toselect students. The deal is that students pay back 17 percent oftheir income from the first two years of work. (Photo:Fotolia)

(Bloomberg Opinion) –Is it possible to equitize human labor? Foryears people have talked about the idea of selling shares in one'sown talent, in the hope of attracting funds andassistance from others. Now it seems that this idea is happening atscale, through the Lambda School in California.

The Lambda School teaches information technology skills online,and it charges zero tuition and offers stipends to select students. The deal is that students pay back 17 percent of their incomefrom the first two years of work, if earnings exceed $50,000 ayear, with a maximum payment of $30,000.

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