Those holding a bachelor of arts often argue for the importance of the humanities. Less common is hearing this argument from a co-founder of an IBM company. That twist makes Eric Berridge’s talk intriguing, and his experience and delivery make it fun. Berridge blends research with personal anecdotes as he explains “why tech needs the humanities.” getAbstract recommends this talk to anyone interested in tech, education or optimizing a workforce.
In this summary, you will learn
- How people undervalue the humanities; and
- Why the humanities matter just as much as the sciences, even in business and tech.
About the Speaker
Entrepreneur Eric Berridge is the co-founder of Bluewolf, an IBM company and strategic partner of Salesforce.