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The Death of Specialized Skill

Good enough is, by definition, good enough.

NOTE: Within this text, wherever gender is not key to the explanation, I am using the Elverson ey/em construction of the Spivak Pronouns.

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In the middle of the Twentieth Century, innovative industries went to great lengths in order to retain their employees for the duration of their working life. Companies like…




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Julian S. Taylor

Julian S. Taylor

Software engineer & author. Former Senior Staff Engineer w/ Sun Microsystems. Latest book: Famine in the Bullpen. See & hear at

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