49 min

David Epstein: Never Underestimate the Generalist World of DaaS

    • Technology

David Epstein is the author of the New York Times bestsellers “Range” and “The Sports Gene”.  
Auren and David discuss David’s latest book Range and his counterintuitive ideas about specialization and why generalists are so powerful. They talk about why the 10,000 hours rule is overrated, how specialists get so many major predictions wrong, and how to think about talent and interest in your own career. 


David also discusses some of the intricacies of genetics in medicine and gives some non-obvious advice for healthy living. 


World of DaaS is brought to you by SafeGraph. For more episodes, visit safegraph.com/podcasts.

You can find Auren Hoffman on Twitter at @auren and David at @DavidEpstein. You can also find David’s newsletter at https://davidepstein.bulletin.com/. 

David Epstein is the author of the New York Times bestsellers “Range” and “The Sports Gene”.  
Auren and David discuss David’s latest book Range and his counterintuitive ideas about specialization and why generalists are so powerful. They talk about why the 10,000 hours rule is overrated, how specialists get so many major predictions wrong, and how to think about talent and interest in your own career. 


David also discusses some of the intricacies of genetics in medicine and gives some non-obvious advice for healthy living. 


World of DaaS is brought to you by SafeGraph. For more episodes, visit safegraph.com/podcasts.

You can find Auren Hoffman on Twitter at @auren and David at @DavidEpstein. You can also find David’s newsletter at https://davidepstein.bulletin.com/. 

49 min