[PMC] Mailbag: “Narrow in service of broad or deep”

Fred Ross sent a really interesting reply to https://philipmorganconsulting.com/pmc-narrow-in-service-of-broad-or-deep/:

So I'm one of the mythical polymaths, and my take on this is that there is no dichotomy between specialist and polymath.

I was a physicist, a statistician, a microbiologist, a software engineer (this is what I am at the moment), a novelist, a semipro violinist, I could pay the bills as a cook if I need to, I can do landscaping, typesetting . . .

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