Math is the most valuable skill of the future
In a data rich world, math is the most valuable skill
Increasingly jobs are being automated. This is true not just for blue collar jobs, but increasingly true for white collar jobs as well e.g. Financial trading or surgery or medical diagnostics. In the future the high paying jobs are more likely to involve determining what needs to be done rather than do it. And in a data rich world math is key to understanding and using the data.