Well, pretty soon we may need neither education nor technological
improvement to take care of this problem as newly-empowered (corporate)
controllers of the once-free internet assume their right to control what
is allowed to go over the wires & waves.
Cue evil laugh....
On 1/10/2011 4:22 PM, Marc Farnum Rendino wrote:
> Let's distill that down:
> BlackBerry users geekiest (*); iPhone users most "normal".
> Old news. :)
> (*Soon to be overtaken by Android.)
> It should come as no surprise that the most IT-focused device has more
> IT-focused users, and the most user-focused device has users who are
> less IT-focused.
> And as devices become more usable, and draw more and more users - many
> who may use it as their only access device, and thus not get steeped
> in any IT "culture" :) at all, this will become a larger and larger
> It isn't lamentable so much as it's a stark illustration of a need -
> for BOTH education and improvements in technology.
> (Yes, I know some consider it foolish of me to insist on education -
> however the fundamental source of the problem here is humans
> exploiting other humans, not tech. And prosecution seems even
> less-likely to have a big impact, at least for now.)