Undoubtedly that's true for some jobs, but a lot of the time the degree requirement is simply to eliminate job candidates for no reason other than the number of applicants is so large as to be unmanageable.
It's stuff that matters. In fact health matters a lot.
Of course Gates didn't invent this idea, he swiped it from someone else.
...like so much else he is incorrectly credited with.
It sounds reasonable but if someone went to that much trouble to steal an airliner, they could have made its disappearance less suspicious.
Communism was a religion, it just wasn't honest about admitting it.
Cognitive dissonance is not the same as stupidity. In fact it sometimes requires quite a bit of ingenuity.
Religion also builds communities. Anyone can believe something that is true, but only the people inside the community will (learn to) believe something they know is false.
Just look at the way modern sports fan or political partisans will self-organize into communities and take pride in keeping 'faith' in their team/party regardless of success or failure.
What about the worker who already has a living wage?
I used to think programmers weren't the right people to design a UI; then I saw the one designed by marketing.
It's merely American Pi Day to the rest of the English-speaking world. The real Pi day isn't until the 31st of April.
Not bogus at all - I'm sure they really did make those predictions.
There's no defense for that.
Unless worker pay is determined by supply and demand, as in, say, a capitalist economy.
Lots of places have 'reasonable' public transit but relying on it may still be a compromise in quality of life. On the other hand if the public transit really does (more or less) replace car ownership, then that can alter the cost of living calculation substantially.
Einstein was an excellent scientist, but in pop culture he's known for being a celebrity, not for what he actually did. Most pictures of Einstein were taken decades after he did his best work.