If we follow the line of logic that we live in a reality of our own fashioning, & that professional agency (curiosity, interests, liminality) trumps skills (The Who–you–are–before–what–you–do model) then is follows taht we’re arriving to an incredibly independent place.
When no one is average, everyone is unique – which brings intersectionality to new aspects of identity – social, professional and intellectual.
Affiliations (title, role, employer et al) get a different meaning. It is driving–your–own–bus taken to the extreme.
Meta over matter – because matter is table stakes and anything table stakes is taken care by single minded human (and soon robots).