>H Re: "natural"

Eugene Leitl (eugene.leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de)
Fri, 3 Dec 1999 12:22:59 -0800 (PST)

Harvey Newstrom writes:

> A pretty bizarre mix, but it seems perfect for Extropians or Transhuman
> topics! I find in my various endeavors that I frequently invent new things
> by combining expertise from various fields. This puts me way ahead of my
> colleagues who only know one field.

God knows there is a niche for generalists, but there is something to be said for specialization in just one field. (Monomaniacs are definitely more productive). Of course, generalists are also specialists of a sort...