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The Distribution of Computer Skills are Worse Than You Think

One of usa­bi­li­ty­’s most hard-earned lessons is that you are not the user. This is why it’s a disaster to guess at the users’ needs. Since designers are so different from the majority of the target audience, it’s not just irrelevant what you like or what you think is easy to use — it’s often misleading to rely on such personal pre­fe­ren­ces.