Thanks Jeff for the heads-up on this:

  1. Decide what you want to learn.
  2. Read everything you can on it.
  3. Grab for insights.
  4. Tie insights together.
  5. Concentrate on magazines, not books.
  6. Find your own special topics, and pursue them.
  7. Go to conventions.
  8. “Find your man.”
  9. Keep improving your questions.
  10. Your field is bounded where you want it to be.

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