Kalt on Coding

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01 Jun 2016

David Kalt on coding and the liberal arts:

Looking back at the tech teams that I’ve built at my companies, it’s evident that individuals with liberal arts degrees are by far the sharpest, best­performing software developers and technology leaders.

It’s very simple. A well-rounded liberal arts degree establishes a foundation of critical thinking. Critical thinkers can accomplish anything. Critical thinkers can master French, Ruby on Rails, Python or whatever future language comes their way. A critical thinker is a self learning machine that is not constrained by memorizing commands or syntax.

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