In Search of the Elusive Average Computer User
Dec 17, 2007, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by D.C. Parris)
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[ Thanks to D.C.
Parris for this link. ]
"Either there really is no 'average' computer user, or 'Mrs. D'
is just not your 'average' average user.
"Anytime people debate the merits of Free Software, the notion
of the so-called 'average' computer user always pops up. It never
fails. The problem with discussing the average computer user is
that is becomes easy to confuse the people we meet everyday with
this epitomized 'average' user. For example, I met a woman this
week who simply does not fit any of the common stereotypes that I
tend to think of when I think of women who use computers..."