specialist versus generalist

With todays information overload there is an ongoing battle between chosing to acquire more specific or more general knowledge in which the specific knowledge often is preferred. But what if that specific knowledge is no longer necessary because the technology or the circumstances have changed?

In this article the benefits of being a generalist are described, which we as providers of general information on inscipa of course like

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and a short overview of the pro’s and con’s of being a specialist or generalist: an overview