The Fuzzy and the Techie: Why the Liberal Arts Will Rule the Digital World

The Fuzzy and the Techie: Why the Liberal Arts Will Rule the Digital World

by Scott Hartley


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781328915405
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 06/05/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 17,678
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

SCOTT HARTLEY is a venture capitalist and startup advisor. He has served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at the White House, a partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, and a venture partner at Metamorphic Ventures. Prior to venture capital, Hartley worked at Google, Facebook, and Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society. He is a contributing author to the MIT Press book Shopping for Good, and has written for publications such as Inc.Foreign PolicyForbes, and the Boston Review.

Hartley has been a speaker at dozens of international entrepreneurship events with the World Bank, MIT, Google, and the U.S. State Department’s Global Innovation in Science and Technology (GIST) program. Hartley holds an MBA and an MA from Columbia University, and a BA from Stanford University. He is a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Table of Contents

Author's Note ix

1 The Role of the Fuzzy in a Techie World 1

2 Adding the Human Factor to Big Data 31

3 The Democratization of Technology Tools 59

4 Algorithms That Serve - Rather Than Rule - Us 86

5 Making Our Technology More Ethical 109

6 Enhancing the Ways We Learn 140

7 Building a Better World 173

8 The Future of Jobs 201

Conclusion: Partnership Goes Both Ways 227

Acknowledgments 235

Notes 237

Index 280

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