A Failure to Communicate
October 24, 2019
Excuse me. Hello? Hey! I’m a human being! If you don’t want to help, at least say so! [Machine] Hello. I am deaf. I may have trouble comprehending you. Thank you for your consideration. [Girl] Hm? [Machine] Usually, I’d read your lips to understand you. [Girl] Oh! Oh. [Machine] If you’d like, you could let this convert your speech to text for me. [Girl] Okay! Could you tell me how to [Train running] Want to try again? [Announcer] Attention, passengers. All is well. Thank you. [Machine] Low power. Shutting down. Oh, yay! [Announcer] Attention, passengers. Line four delayed for one hour. Thank you.