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๐Ÿ“ฐ "The Desktop Metaphor - Once Awesome, Now Hindrance" - Karl Voit

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As said in this article, the desktop metaphor is outdated and no longer relevant to today's computational needs.

"[...] we are still in the stone-age of IT."

This website seems to be in the right direction.

He presents a term I had not heard before: "bit literacy" refering to how well educated and versed we are about information technologies. I agree with him - we need a better and updated education system for this.