Qwerty to dystopia by Writer's Bloc
Gregory Alan Bolcer stashed this in Ex Machina
He makes a good point about creating a generation of users:
Going forward to today, there are millions of kids who know how to type on a non-clacky tactile screen with only two fingers. The full effects on spelling and grammar will be felt for generations, with the new generations completely changing how English is written while they simply amuse themselves to death with Candy Crush and stories of Clash of Clans’ last Lava Pups.
This makes me wonder if we're creating a generation of users and not creators. If we can't teach the next generation to create new, complex, and exciting things, where are we going to get to?