In his keynote address when introducting the iPad 2, Steve Jobs stated:
technology alone is not enough — it’s technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the result that makes our heart sing.
I couldn’t agree more.
So much focus is being placed on teaching STEM topics that we’re losing an appreciation for art. Classic inventors like DaVinci and Galileo were also artists. It was their creative minds that led them to invent and solve problems.