A rebuttal to tech’s “STEM or die” mentality
I just finished Scott Hartley’s new book The Fuzzy and the Techie: Why the Liberal Arts Will Rule the Digital World. It is an inspiring read full of compelling stories and ideas about the rapidly evolving world around us.
The central thesis of the book is that instead pushing every last student to major in a STEM field, we need to recognize that the liberal arts provide a crucial human perspective in a world increasingly governed by machine algorithms.
As a venture capitalist who has served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow (we were part of the same round) and … Read the rest