Average Browsing

Saw this video the other day – Google in New York asking people if they know what a browser is. Most people didn’t. Or rather – they essentially think the browser is Google. Is the browser so pervasive that people don’t register that it’s a distinct “thing”? Or does the average user basically just not […]

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Average Users

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the “average user”. Who are they? What do they use their computer for? What do they know? And – I think this is the most interesting question: How much do they care about the things we [programmers] spend all our time on? I recently wrote a paper about […]

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