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Microsoft’s president says liberal arts majors are necessary for the future of tech

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  • In their new book “The Future Computed,” Microsoft president Brad Smith and EVP of AI and research Harry Shum discuss the future of artificial intelligence.
  • They argue that one of “the most important conclusions” they drew was the need for more liberal arts majors in tech.
  • As consumer-ready AI reaches human parity, they say, lessons from disciplines like psychology will be increasingly important.

In 2011, Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates told a panel of American governors that a liberal arts education would hold back college graduates in the modern economy.

A few days later, late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs declared that “it’s technology married read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com