No joke. That was a really good article. It's why experience is so absolutely key in the job search, above all else.
Reducing the world’s accumulated complexity — businesses, institutions, or cities — to sets of discrete tasks or features requires viewing the world as a computer does: quantifying value, weighing costs against benefits, and disregarding ambiguity. As if the messy analog world was code itself, unbundling frames each desirable feature of the world as an independent module that can operate anywhere without a loss of performance quality
my degree RIP
This is how a lot of political debates work on a local level. If you're bored, go to a public meeting in your city. I guarantee you the first thing you'll hear is a fellow resident screaming the words cost benefit analysis.