OBSERVATION

Difficulty in using a posting regime can be considered a form of censorship. (e.g.: disconcerting bugs in WordPress, for the most elementary operations)
keywords: life, user-friendliness, errors and omissions

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is when, for a nontrivial tool, step-by-step instructions are not necessary in order to use it.
keywords: life, cyberspace, IT, Information Technology, user-friendliness

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A consequence of the massive quarantining is increased pressure on online vendors to implement the feature that others have proposed (including one failed start-up based on the idea) of allowing you to ship to an email address – that is, you just specify the email address of someone whose physical address you do not know. The vendor knows both the email address and physical address of the recipient, and ships your order to the physical address of the recipient without you having to know the recipient’s physical address – a win-win situation.
keywords: life, cyberspace, IT, Information Technology, user-friendliness, online shipping

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Since in Google Hangouts, participants sometimes ‘go dark’ to take care of other matters, we can say that Google Hangouts is like the Force, and like duct tape: it has a light side, it has a dark side, and it holds the universe together.
keywords: life, pervasiveness, usefulness

wanted software feature

– the ability, in email, to search for (formerly starred) unstarred items, in order to cover the following scenario: I unstar an old email, and then decide I want to look at it again, but since it is old, it is buried deep in my emails. I may or may not remember enough of its specifics in order to retrieve it by the usual search technique, but this proposed software feature would make it a snap.
keywords: cyberspace, IT, Information Technology, user-friendliness, convenience

OBSERVATION

Victories not found in one domain will be sought in another.
The largest case is when the landscape consists of the two domains of the technical and the social.
keywords: life, General Systems Theory, compensation, reciprocity