What if software was like science in the early 20th century?
I have many lists but I don't have a list of stuff I'd love to learn from other programmers, and right now I'm not sure if I could compile such a list. Do you have a few specific ideas in mind for what you'd live to learn from persons X and Y?
Back in the day, Mike Lee moved into Wil Shipley of Delicious Monster’s basement to learn how to program Objective C apps from the master. It was blogged about by them at the time, but by now I don’t know if the links are still up anywhere. You could try asking them about it on social media.