You are not, in fact, a robot

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Jonathan Kahn of seminal web design advice column AListApart points out that, for all that managers may wish otherwise, You Are Not A Robot. The importance in reference to the web design profession is, according to Kahn, that “machines can’t generalize”. For all that bosses or clients may often wish designers would never use judgment at all and execute orders in a precise and mechanical fashion, it’s precisely the impossibility of this dream and unbearability of this sorrow that will keep this job in human hands for the foreseeable future (and then make this article seem as quaint as the idea that there’s only a market for 5 computers worldwide). [GT]

Jonathan Kahn: You Are Not A Robot

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