I grew up never fitting in with any crowd and never being popular, but I learned to observe people, and then chameleon myself into their cliques so I could feign belonging. It makes me a good faker and it makes me pretty good at listening to the words people use, but better at paying attention to what their behavior actually says.
Why Silicon Valley is all wrong about Apple’s AirPods
Chris Messina
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You are my kindred spirit in this chameleon-ing thing :)

p.s. there seems to be some general angst about products being designed by tech-obsessed nerds from SV — but isn’t that a good if not necessary thing? I am a “normal” who is deeply appreciative of good design. I want products that are aspirational, that are better than what I could come up with myself.

p.p.s. thank you for thoroughly enjoyable read — intelligent, insightful and damn funny.

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