my thoughts are, after living in Europe for over ten years, we should focus on second language acquisition at a much younger age. Foreign language requirements should start in elementary school. Programming, computing or HTML/CSS in middle school. I work for the DoD now and it’s embarrassing how incompetent people are at what I would consider basic skills. Using Excel, even knowing what a spreadsheet DOES, is beyond them…and these people aren’t older than me. Ok, well, some of them are. But really, I mean most of them can’t even make a PDF file with a text layer. Or add metadata to an image. Or even KNOW you can add alt text. This shit is basic. For fuck’s sake, I got two degrees in poetry and can still manage to make a macro.