Do not be an insect
Several months ago, I watched an interesting video from CodeFest - a Russian conference about software development. This video contains presentation by Grigory Bakunov from Yandex about people management and creative people psychology. Since I am not a manager at the moment, the most important thing that I got from this video was this last sentence of the quote:
“Specialization is for insects.”
— Robert A. Heinlein
It made me think about a lot of things and I understood that my knowledge of the world is very limited: my only interests are mathematics and computers. I was reading books only about programming languages and software development at school (that was not so useful) and paid not enough attention to learning of school subjects.
So, I decided to start learning...