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I haven’t used a mechanical keyboard in years, but it’s been on my radar for a while, and now that I have a das keyboard, I’m bummed I didn’t switch back sooner. I have the most basic keyboard of their line, and from the feel and construction, I’m not sure if I’ll ever need to buy another keyboard.
This article from The Atlantic on Expertise Falling Out of Favor has uncanny parallels to the software industry. It’s largely about generalists (or specializing generalists), but check out this quote.
The phenomenon is sped by automation, which usurps routine tasks, leaving employees to handle the nonroutine and unanticipated—and the continued advance of which throws the skills employers value into flux.
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