Are The Humanities a Soon-To-Be-Dead Discipline? Not According To Steve Jobs

From the New York TimesCareer Counselor: Bill Gates or Steve Jobs?

At an event unveiling new Apple products, Mr. Jobs said: “It’s in Apple’s DNA that technology alone is not enough — it’s technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the result that makes our heart sing and nowhere is that more true than in these post-PC devices.”

Bill Gates does not agree.

Put me down in the Steve Jobs column.

You can read the “debate,” with eight voices weighing in, here.

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You might enjoy this earlier post of mine:  The Parable of the Calligraphy Class – Profound Insight from the Life Story of Steve Jobs.

 

 

 

 

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