Vicky <***@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 17 May 2017 08:29:43 GMT, Chris McMillan
> <***@ntlworld.com> wrote:
>> Jenny M Benson <***@hotmail.co.uk> wrote:
>>> On 16-May-17 07:13 PM, Chris McMillan wrote:
>>>> Don't do Youtube, krw.
>>> Why not? If I may ask.
>>> I don't do Facebook (or anything similar) for all the usual reasons, but
>>> I'd have thought YouTube was harmless enough. I actually find it very
>>> useful for knitting tutorials (machine and hand.)
>> It messes with my eye movements, or at least I *think* it does. Its
>> probably my imagination. Clearly most of my friends don't have this problem
> Chris, I think many conditions are very variable and that could be
> your individual variation. Nobody has exactly the same eyes and
>> even with a similar eye movement. TV does it sometimes. On scene changes
>> I often lose a second on two - imagine the camera shutter on a slow speed.
>> Video enhances this disturbing effect making me feel I've missed things.
>> But often I still miss the perceived things on replay, and video often
>> seems faster than a tv programme. If this stems from the dislike of films
>> and cine films, it's definitely peculiar to me as all my friends were dead
>> keen on the cinema, lots still are and bought large tv screens long before
>> the rest of you for that purpose.
>> No one has ever explained this phenomenon and I'm missing out more and more
>> information as all on line content is becoming less words and more video
>> with speech which really is inclusion at its best. The occasional you tube
>> clips I see are those being watched where I have to. Occasionally there's
>> the excitement of seeing friends in China on tv or Ted-talks, but still I
>> feel I've missed something.
>> Sincerely Chris
> I very much dislike being forced to watch a video instead of seeing
> text. In my case this is because for some combination of software and
> connection videos often hang and go slow and take ages and are
> irritating. Also it takes longer to watch the same information that
> way and it's often not possible to share it.
While its absolutely true nystagmus is unique in each person, even in
identical siblings I haven't met anyone on line across several forums
worldwide who dislikes moving images as much as I do. There are children
who don't use tv the way most people do as children, but one never learns
if the child grows into tv as they mature and start to share the interests.