Have you ever thought about what you are going to do after college? (Yeah, I mean for a job.) Have you ever thought that the things you are really passionate about would be foolish to pursue as a career? Have you ever wondered if you are going to be subject to the vicissitudes of the contemporary American economy? Do you know what a 3-D printer is?
Well, without making this post into a treatise you might be interested in Professor Frithjof Bergmann’s New Work movement.
Here’s a short (13 minute) explanation of the ideas (this website also has two other longer conversations on this topic, including a discussion with Professor Bergmann himself).