Re: Serious follow-up to the automated telephone system thing

Subject: Re: Serious follow-up to the automated telephone system thing
From: John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Downing, David" <david -dot- downing -at- fiserv -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 11:48:10 -0500

And their justification for this is?

On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 11:39 AM, Downing, David
<david -dot- downing -at- fiserv -dot- com> wrote:

> There is, in fact, a reason why those automated telephone support systems are so nerve-racking. I read about it a long time ago in an article in TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION. It seems that those systems are actually doing something that the police do to try and break criminals in a hostage situation -- repeatedly force someone to make choices among alternatives. The police do it with the intention of making the kidnapper finally say, "I give up! I'm coming out!" So those automated systems are breaking you down in a similar fashion.
>
> David Downing
> Senior Technical Writer
> Credit Union Solutions
> Fiserv
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John Posada
Senior Technical Writer
NYMetro STC President

Looking for the next gig.
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