There’s no disincentive to honking at people for the slightest provocation. There’s little recourse for abuse. It’s such an asymmetrical, aggressive technology, so lacking in subtlety. It kind of turns everyone into a crying baby — you can let the people around you know that you’re very upset, but not why.
I think the Internet is like this sometimes, too. The internet is like a car horn that you can honk at the entire world.
The video of the talk is now online.
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