[ExI] convergence 08

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 05:13:53 UTC 2008

On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 2:45 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> One last observation.  For some reason, people in general seem universally
> nicer, more human, more real, kinder, gentler and far more reasonable in the
> flesh world than in their digital incarnation.  Do offer suggestions or
> explanations.

There is greater accessibility to context for expression.  Various
signaling methods provide for much higher bandwidth communication.  I
believe people are typically "nicer..." than they appear to be this
narrow-channel medium.  It's also more difficult to escape sub-optimal
situations in person than to delete-all messages in a thread.

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