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Is it better to specialize in a single field I like, or expand into other fields to broaden my horizons? [closed]

This is a dilemma about which I have been thinking for quite a while. I'm a graduate student and my topics of interest are programming language design, code analysis, compilation, etc. So far, this ...
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What are some known/common development specialties? [closed]

In an answer that I posted to another question, I noted that there is likely to become more and more specialization in software development: there being experts or specialists for given type of ...
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How to increase the bus factor and specialize at the same time?

In agile pair programming it is recommended to switch pairs every now and then so as to increase the bus factor of the team. That means, most people in the team should work on different parts of the ...