I want to share an idea that’s been rattling around my head for a while. I figure, if I get it out and make it public, I’ll have to follow through. I might even find a few people who are interested in the idea as well, and that would be great too.
Let me start with the premise that technical fluency is now akin to literacy. Being able to use a computer and surf the internet (is that still a term?) is kind of like reading at primary school level. That’s where I am. In terms of technical fluency, I’m not that bad but nowhere near the literacy intelligence of my 16 year old. When setting up this website, finding a place to host it, and managing the plug-ins needed to keep it functioning feels like a huge accomplishment, but it wasn’t me I had to ask a dear friend as he is definitely tech savvy compared to me. With respect to technical fluency, that is pretty sad. [Read more…]