developer philosophy

ETE 2013 – The 11th Thing: Generalists, Specialists and How Life Imitates The Decathalon – David A. Black

Change is a constant in the tech field, at many levels — from the introduction of major new tools and systems to the release of tiny updates for existing ones. Ironically, constant change results in a striking consistency over time. The view of our field from outer space, so to speak, remains remarkably stable. Meanwhile we have to decide what newness to master, what to quasi-master, and what not to bother with.