A Moment with Overly-Polite Technology // #2

I was at the gas station the other day, and when the screen asked if I wanted a receipt, there were two options: >Yes >No Thank You Now, I guess my mother taught me well because I tend to say "Please" and "Thank You" whenever possible.  Still, I think this is a bit presumptuous of our … Continue reading A Moment with Overly-Polite Technology // #2

Note to Our Future Overlords on a Rainy Day

To our future robot overlords, or for any literate zombies left behind after the Apocalypse: I leave this for you in order to give you a small glimpse into the society which once dominated the land you have inherited/stolen. Today it rained. By "rained" I mean water fell from the sky in oblong spheres know … Continue reading Note to Our Future Overlords on a Rainy Day