27 Jul

i don’t claim to have understood all the trends in tech, but avatars have been one that i see very limited application. i agree, creating them is a pleasant mini time-waste, but where do we need them, especially since we can simply throw in a picture of ourselves just as easily. is it a security thing? is it more safe to put a picture that represents you on a site where strangers can see you? i see on message boards that people use avatars as opposed to real pictures, perhaps that’s all it is. i was hoping for something more, to discover the “real reason” avatars exist, perhaps i’m searching for an understanding or piece of hidden knowledge that just doesn’t exist. ah well. until then, here “I” am…

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Posted by on July 27, 2009 in Uncategorized


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