As machines creep ever further into work that requires thinking and judgment, human creativity, interpretation, emotions, and reasoning will become increasingly important. STEM may just lead to its own obsoleteness, and in doing so increases the value of professionals trained in the humanities.
value of the humanities
The President of SUNY Albany has just decided to close its programs in French, Italian, Classics, Russian, and Drama. Here’s a great idea: let’s tell him he did the right thing!