What’s in a degree?

3 May

This was originally written for Mr. Zhisou’s new business blog: –

I was just listening to an episode of the Slashdot Review tech podcast, and one of the stories was about a dean of admissions at MIT who had lied about her three degrees. She had none. The irony is of course delicious, but the story does bring up that age-old question: is a degree, for its own sake, of any real use to employers?

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