http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/24/u...-of-computers.html?ref=us&_r=0&abt=0002&abg=1 I thought this article today posed some interesting questions. Is it possible to learn a certain curriculum in college that would allow people to "stay ahead" of computers, so that they don't have to worry about their jobs some day being replaced by a robot? That's actually an occasional fear of mine, as I'm trying to decide on a college major (actually majors!, since I know I'd like to double...if not triple). I've wondered, for example, is accounting something that can be automated some day and make my job obsolete if I went in that direction? And how much should we be focusing on this issue, as opposed to "pursuing our passion" in life and education? It's kind of like needing to balance the practical with the ideal. This may or may not be true, but I always had this idea that having a "classical" education, which includes stuff like literature, mathematics, a natural science, etc., is still a great asset to have even if it is not a trade or directly applicable to some job. I feel like I've learned to be extremely analytical in my literature and philosophy classes, for example, which I think could be a skill carried over into some other endeavor. Maybe it's a bit of idealistic and romantic thinking, but I personally enjoy the general education requirements we have to go through and can see how the skills developed in those subjects can be transferable to other areas of life or industry. Sorry if I'm rambling! Just thought it was an interesting article and maybe people wanted to discuss the topic.