Baldur Bjarnason

... works as a web developer in Hveragerði, Iceland, and writes about the web, digital publishing, and web/product development

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A loooot of people are confusing “reasons from first principles” with “fast learning autodidact”. Going from zero to expertise in six months is not in any real way discovering a field by reasoning from first principles. You’ve just speedrun a field from a logical starting point.