Bird or Frog? Freeman Dyson on the Two Types of Thinkers
Charles Chu
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This explains much in the corporate software world. Some of us are specialists, others generalists. Some get so efficient with a single library it can make most others jealous, others can sit in a room of those experts and pull it all together in ways that eluded them.

I’m a generalist. I used to feel bad I wasn’t the greatest thing since sliced bread in tech-x, but no more; the software world also needs craftsmen who are figuring out how to glue disparate things together.