We often hear about the need for students to learn how to program in order to be ready for STEM fields and the Information Economy. It’s what we’ve been hearing for over a decade. However, there’s a fascinating piece from the Washington Post that explores how the so-called “soft-skills” might be even more vital than ever.
For years, Google focused on hiring the best computer science students who excelled in their core content area, positing that innovation required the best computer-science minds in the world. But when they tested this hypothesis, they were shocked by the results.
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