All Technology is Assistive: Why Product Designers Need to Embrace Accessibility. West recommends developers adopt a new, broader definition of normal. In terms of their users' accessibility needs, are designers creating "technology for the 100%, or the 1% ?" she wondered.
"The range of human ways to be social is not likely to be transformed radically any time soon. The consequences of using new technologies are better understood similarly as social arrangements, not as the impacts of the devices themselves.
It’s always interesting to discover the missed opportunities that could have changed the course of tech history and here’s a doozy: In the late it seems that major companies like HP and Apple passed on an early PDA long before they created their own.