Neurotypical brains have better things to do
Larry Welkowitz on neurotypical brains:
Geeks need to remember that non-geeks don't want to spend time learning html, googling for instructions on tweaking software, solving systems problems, and so on. Neurotypical brains are simply not oriented that way. [Larry Welkowitz's Radio Weblog]
I'm trying, Larry, I'm trying! My visit to Silicon Valley last week was a bit of a revelation. Jogging around Santa Clara, it was stunning to see the acres of office space up for grabs. The devastation seems so much more than what resulted from the 1989 earthquake, which I happened to experience poolside in San Jose.
We need to get a handle on what matters to people. Clue: it isn't the difference between RSS .9x and 1.0.