It’s been a long day. As the 10th anniversary of Barataria approaches, it’s time to refresh and renew. This piece from nearly ten years ago is possibly even more relevant today.
When people talk to each other, there is a social code of acceptable behavior. When they interact with machines, there is no such code. If there is a machine between two people, the rules seem to not apply as easily, and people often act as if they are dealing with a machine – because that is what they have in front of them.