I find it curious that many people still look at the quirky world which has grown out of email, the internet and ubiquitous computers as something unusual.
|Ships, or at least ferries, in the night|
When new technologies are first introduced, it always seems to be the technically minded who are most interested and involved. Usually these are men, but this is not inevitable.
However, as the technology becomes widely dispersed and part of the everyday—to the point of becoming invisible—then it’s those who maintain social connection who pick it up and make it their own. These are more likely to be women.