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Hoover on Craftsmen

The critical distinction between a craftsman and an expert is what happens after a sufficient level of expertise has been achieved. The expert will do everything she can to remain wedded to a single context, narrowing the scope of her learning, her practice, and her projects. The craftsman has the courage and humility to set aside her expertise and pick up an unfamiliar technology or learn a new domain.
–Dave Hoover
in article on StickyMinds.com

This is a great definition of a software craftsman: the best I found so far. The article by Dave Hoover on StickyMinds.com is a very good one, link below. Especially if you want to find out who a craftsman really is.

What can you learn from this? Be humble. Be curious. Be eager to learn new technologies. And be lazy. :-)

ReferenceExperts, Craftsman, and Ignorance by Dave Hoover

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