Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 17th Feb 2010 12:29 UTC
Editorial Recently, a story about people mistaking a news story for the Facebook login page has received considerable media attention. It's currently being seen by many as justification for the recent trend in locking people out of their computers for their own protection - but anyone with even basic mathematical skills and a calculator should come to the conclusion that this story has been blown way out of proportion.
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Thom_Holwerda
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2005-06-29

These people who fail to notice that a completely different site with a completely diffeent design is not facebook are, well thereĊ› no easy way to put this, complete idiots and/or incredible lazy. it has nothing to do with computers being hard to use and everything to do with people being idiots.


Exactly, but it's a small group of people. Using it as a justification that computers are hard to use is idiotic, at best - yet that's what lots of people are doing.

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Tuishimi Member since:
2005-07-06

OR they are super-advanced "cloud-ready" users who expect what they start typing in the browser search box to reveal exactly what they want/expect to see via adaptive software. And when the software does not adapt to their needs by remembering their previous actions and weighting their results, they get upsot.


[lol]

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