The kind of people I'm talking about are not necessarily fast and they tend to leverage other people's abilities rather than shut them out.
Like Fabrice Bellard: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fabrice_Bellard
Ridiculously sharp guy, and his work has enabled so much other stuff and so many other people, eh?
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No team of ten people could do what arcfide does, eh? It would all get bogged down in intercommunication, etc. We pay a price for programming with sub-elite programmers. Metaphorically, I'm trying to say that teams dragging stone blocks are hindering the adoption of the wheel. (I'm not trying to make stone-block-draggers feel bad, FWIW.)