An acquaintance of mine, Joe, shared with me his irritation with a friend. He planned to get together this weekend with a buddy. Joe texted him—“Just reminding you of our date.” He texted back—“When are you arriving and when are you leaving?” Joe texted back—“Do you still want me to come? We can make it another time.” His friend texted---“OK, we’ll get together later this summer.” Joe was confused. Did his friend want to get together or not?
Joe felt hurt and disappointed. All of this communication was based on digital communication of 50 characters or less! Neither Joe nor his... Read More