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RT @johndcook: "We have most unfortunately found it necessary to get rid of a man as soon as he thinks himself an expert ..."
"...because no one ever considers himself expert if he really knows his job. ... The moment one gets into the 'expert' state of mind a great number of things become impossible" ‎- 9000
I tend to disagree. An expert is someone who knows a lot in a particular special area. Not someone who knows all or whose opinion is always right. E.g. I'm an expert in Python in the sense that I know much and can answer obscure questions. But every code review brings enhancements to my code, and there's a lot of things I don't know. ‎- 9000