Which is just not true: Since the Internet age information is available all over the world. Even people in China know about using < div > instead of < table >, and I know people in Myanmar aware of the fact that a ticker on a website is a No.
But I still see a lot of really bad professional websites. What's the reason?
Thesis 1: Most of the technology knowledge came by Vietnamese people from overseas. They brought heir knowledge, started companies some years ago and didn't learn more.
Thesis 2: Like most books in school also books about web technology are old and outdated. People learn knowledge from the 90ies.
Thesis 3: As long as it works it's ok. Like the lack of quality in other sectors, people don't care so much about a good and well designed website.
Anyway, there may be more reasons, but for sure the excuse "We don't have it" is just too simple. Designguides a free in the internet, blogs about technology are in place since years, even conferences like barcamps are available. so it leeds to
Thesis 4: It's just an excuse, nothing more.
Too close this blog post with the godfather of podcasting and conspiracy, Adam Curry:
There Are No Secrets, Only Information You Don't Yet Have