Intelligent Life published an article suggesting that it is increasingly difficult these days to be a polymath, as education systems and professional pressures conspire against people who have interests in more than one area. They also publish a list of 20 living polymaths – all of them male and most of them elderly. Where are the young men? Where are the women? And surely, as we move to sequential jobs and portfolio careers there are more people who are experienced and versatile? Where the heck are they? Not on this list, that’s for sure.