Steve Jobs once proclaimed that “technology alone is not enough.” Creating a better world, he repeatedly stressed, requires focus on people as well as technology, on the humanities as well as the sciences.
today’s managers have become much like leadership tourists – only interested in the highlights of the latest and greatest fads . The irony is that having access to volumes more information may be impairing,
Eighty years ago, philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein had a brainwave. No, not when he claimed he’d solved all great philosophical questions at just 29 years old (that was in Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus,
When I arrived at Harvard in 1956 as a freshman, I felt overwhelmed academically. Unlike many of my classmates who had gone to rigorous private schools, I graduated from a Florida public school that in
The more we rely on AI and machine learning, the more work we need social scientists and humanities experts to do. Automation isn’t a simple struggle between people and technology, with the two sides for
When American universities were founded in the Colonial days, they didn’t have majors. They were designed for a small slice of the population, namely statesmen, lawyers and clergy who studied a subject