Back in the “olden days” (i.e. before we humans had the Internet) learning a new skill was time-consuming and often simply not worth our while.
With time being our most valuable asset, we often found it faster (and therefore “cheaper”) to simply hire someone who already possessed a certain skill to do that essential, yet one-time job for us instead of taking the time to learn how to do it ourselves.
But then along came the Internet, and before we knew it we had countless volumes of information at our fingertips. [Read more…]