And you could also say that [software] engineering has been incredibly democratized and this has been good for engineers. You don’t really see engineers out there worried about not getting paid enough. You don’t see engineers out there being worried about not getting enough opportunities. There’s a huge thirst for engineering talent out there–for good engineering talents.
And yet design and designers. I’m a designer, and what I’ve seen is that we are perpetually distressed, perpetually feel threatened by the idea of democratization.
“It’s impossible to argue from a formalist standpoint that Really Bad Chess is good,” said Gage. “But what happens when we engage with something that is formally bad? Is there more to what we experience in a game than just the raw rules of it?”