Quote of the Day – The Definition of an Expert


I’ve been at the PASS conference this week, and I’ve been around a lot of really smart Experts – and this definition definitely fits:

An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in their subject, and how to avoid them. – Werner Karl Heisenberg

Comments (2)

  1. AspiringGeek says:

    In my case I would have to include:

    An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in their subject, has made a few of them, and knows how to avoid them. –Werner Karl Heisenberg

  2. Richard Bekker says:

    An Ex…is a has-been and a spert is a drip under pressure!