The era of the screenshot

From Benedict Evan's weekly newsletter on the new screenshot features in iOS11:

Finally, screenshots. It's pretty clear that smartphone screenshots are the new PDF - a universal data exchange format.

:facepalm: We really couldn't have picked a worse data exchange format.

-1000 internets everybody.

  • How do those with vision handicaps parse the data in a screenshot?
  • How do machines reliably parse screenshot information?

-100 more internets after I've thought about it some more.