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Bet you never thought of this

Tech: Excellent post from Colin Charles here:

Which brings us to an interesting point. Computers today are largely based on metaphors that the average urban bloke understands. Like we have a desktop, to represent our workspace. How do we transpose such an idea to someone in a rural area? What about a blinking cursor, in a language like Urdu that has no translation? They’ve resulted in calling it a ‘firefly’!

That’s taking Danny’s ‘eating out of the trash bins outside a cubicle farm’ comment even further…