Follow your passion: Who can afford it?

Blogspotting's Stephen Baker says that college grads often carry too much debt to invest in themselves in their 20s.
Stephen Baker

I tried to make the case last weekend that journalists and other word people often missed out on the math view of the world. But this Times op-ed celebrates the possibilities even for the math-averse. Turns out, according to Daniel Pink, you can follow your passion, be creative, and make a good living creating the content for the digital world. While the math types build the networks and create all the cool devices, the right-brainers will write the screenplays and blogs, come up with the images and the jokes. That's the work least likely to be off-shored or handled by a computer. (Nursing and physical therapy will also remain local and human)

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