Searching internet the for other something day, I stumbled on the across the question “Does the world need more engineers?” There were some interesting answers, but this one, purportedly from someone at NASA and agreed with by just over 7000 viewers, was odd…
“Yes. As arrogant as they may be and as socially inept as they may be, engineers are valuable not just because of any specific engineering knowledge or skills they learned in school, but because an engineering education taught them how to be problem solvers.
“No matter what company I owned, I would want to hire a few engineers because I know they can solve problems, even if those problems have nothing to do with civil, electrical, mechanical, or aerospace engineering.”
Talk about being damned with faint praise!