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From Andrew Woodcock <andywoodcoc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Seeking for professional training help with CouchDB
Date Tue, 12 Nov 2013 20:03:56 GMT
Don't knock it Matt, I became a social media expert this morning and all I had to do was add
the term to my LinkedIn profile ... much easier than actually acquiring expertise ...

On 12 Nov 2013, at 19:55, matt j. sorenson wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 1:49 PM, Giovanni P <fiatjaf@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Of course experience has value. I'll never deny it. The problem was that
>> the term "expert" states something about "knowing more", not "having more
>> experience. Ok, these points are blurry and confusing, but that was part of
>> my question.
>> 
> 
> Good point, I would agree with you there. "Expert", the term itself and
> it's connotations, I have never cared for. Particularly self-labeled
> "experts". Self-labeled "social media experts" reinforces my position :)
> 
> I prefer "striving for mastery" over "becoming an expert". I think it's a
> subtle but significant difference.
> 
> --matt
> 
> 
> 
>> 
>> Thanks everybody.


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