I’m very comfortable performing in front of audiences but learning any kind of computer technology can bring me to tears. At best, I’m convinced I am going to break my computer; at worst, the entire Internet. Regardless, mistakes will be made. Bad mistakes.
Maybe it’s my age, maybe it’s my gender. I was raised that technology is a male thing, like grilling outdoors — women didn’t need to learn either one. So I’ve stayed stuck and dependent on others, missing countless opportunities to use new mediums, market my work, and even communicate with nieces and nephews (the eye rolling when I confessed I did not know how to text was extreme; now, it is our primary form of communication). [Read more…] about Technophobe No More