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Important Thoughts From Technologist to Philosopher

Damon Horowitz, in-house philosopher at Google, piece From Technologist to Philosopher puts forth an interesting argument on “why [someone] should quit [their] technology job and get a Ph.D. in the humanities”.   The technology issues facing us today—issues of identity, communication, privacy, regulation—require a humanistic perspective if we are to deal with them adequately. I see a humanities degree as nothing less than …

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