Even though I am one of the "average joes" trying to do new things I have to agree to some extent with the sentiment of the Businesspundit: The Dangers of Re-Use: How MashUps Can Stifle Innovation . The author it turns out works at a deeper level of web 2.0 than most of the average joes out there. Re-use though often creates errors in the most mundane of tasks. That is why I believe the exposure to other disciplines such as design will help round out one's approach to a medium which is becoming more important in creating benefit in the world.
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