Claudia Dietze - columnist for the online magazine SAAL ZWEI - writes exclusively about topics that move her in her daily life as top executive. Today: Man muss kein Programmierer sein, um Software zu entwickeln.
Not so long ago, not many job positions were offered for non-engineers in the digital industry. This has changed immensely. More and more jobs are created, where even a university degree in archaeology, history, or philosophy will take you a long way in the digital industry. Here, it is more important to understand different things in context and to question them. The second machine age will not only wipe out jobs but it will bring forth many and entirely new jobs. Nevertheless - and this may be the bad news for people with an educational background in humanities - at the same time, it won’t hurt if one is good in mathematics …