Microsoft’s president says liberal arts majors are necessary for the future of tech
|01/21/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- 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 >>>