Engineering in the Modern Age
By George Holling
There is a growing social chasm developing in society in general that we will have to address: the value of formal education.
When I grew up this never was an issue; you finish school, go to college and then have a successful career. But today this view is being challenged — mostly by the younger generation, but also by industry leaders — most notably Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO and founder of Facebook.
Formal education has always been the cornerstone of my "universe," where you gain a solid knowledge base and then add specialized skills as needed, i.e. — the fundamentalist approach.
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