Re: Is this the future of Tech Comm?

Subject: Re: Is this the future of Tech Comm?
From: Jan Cohen <najnehoc -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Geoff Hart <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca>, Techwriter List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, arroxaneullman -at- aol -dot- com
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 15:38:27 -0700 (PDT)

Or (in response to the last question) simply:

"I'm afraid I can't do that."

jan c.
my mind is going. I can feel it.

----- Original Message ----
Geoff Hart <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca> wrote in part:
To: Techwriter List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>; arroxaneullman -at- aol -dot- com
Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2007 5:07:22 PM
Subject: Is this the future of Tech Comm?

Arroxane reports: <<
a=f "A new company called Cognitive Code has built software that
it believes will let everyday gadgets talk with humans." If this is
what the future holds, what does that do to change Technical

A scene from 10 years in our future:
Device: "Dave, I'm sorry, but I seem to have experienced an
unrecoverable application error. Abort, retry, fail?"
Dave: "Huh? WTF? Speak English!"


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