It’s a view that would have exasperated Shannon. Bush’s generalist gospel struck such a deep chord with him, we think, because it accorded with Shannon’s natural curiosity. He was so successful in his chosen fields not just because of his raw intellectual horsepower, but because of how deliberately he kept his interests diverse.
10,000 Hours With Claude Shannon: How A Genius Thinks, Works, and Lives
Jimmy Soni

This is very interesting! I think this type of view is more important today than ever.