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Comment value of diversity / UI design (Score 1) 479

Selecting candidates from a broader range of experiences and viewpoints adds value to a company by allowing it to create a product that appeals to a larger portion of consumers. In this regard, the most technically qualified candidate may have equal or less value than a less qualified candidate who can lend a different perspective to development.

Dilbert’s user interface design is an amusing example of monoculture and the need for diversity. (If you haven’t seen a terrible UI, consider taking some design classes.)

At the source of every error which is blamed on the computer you will find at least two human errors, including the error of blaming it on the computer.