While nerdiness implies a certain social awkwardness that’s ultimately endearing, dorkiness connotes social obliviousness that opens you to deserved ridicule.
Not having a persistent record allows us to present a nuanced identity to different people, or groups of people; it provides the space to experiment with what we could be.
— J. Chipchase “You Lookin’ at Me? Reflections on Google Glass.” http://dthin.gs/10Xp1vU
Like porn, techno interfaces are more focused on what looks good than what feels good. And like porn, it’s pretty hard to get people to stop buying.