Kids: You have to make stuff.
Everyone can see those non-technical degrees are increasingly worthless.
The issue is in how you are trying to differentiate yourself.
We want to see what you have done.
If you are up for a job or promotion and have built something, while everyone else hasn’t – well – there you go.
Start by copying – and then invent it yourself.
“You have to make stuff,” said journalist David Carr when he was asked if he had any advice for students. “No one is going to give a damn about your résumé; they want to see what you have made with your own little fingers.”
-Austin Kleon, Show Your Work