Science, technology and commercialization

In my last post, I randomly talked about why most of young students have no interest studying STEM subjects/degrees or being scientists/engineers. I blamed a little bit about our over-commercialized society. Yes, our society obeys too much about what is called “natural market” or “supply-demand balance”. In this post, I am going to talk about more about …

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Why STEM subjects don’t attract young students?

Governments around the world are advocating a slogan: “We need more young people to study STEM” (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). However, it seems the result of this call is not so satisfying. Young people today don’t have such a passion on studying science and technology, as the previous generations had during 1960s to 1980s after …

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Why IT won’t take over engineers’ jobs

The "genius" in Silicon Valley call up all students should learn programming. But actually, it doesn't mean computer or AI will take over the jobs from other types of engineers. The truth is those IT companies are in deed of more programmers for themselves! Engineers, such as mechanical, electrical and aerospace engineers, will never be …

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