Smile 2: The Sequel Review
You know how sometimes you run into people online that end every sentence in ‘LOL,’ no matter how toxic the statement? Imagine those comments as flesh-eating nanobots. (Houston Press)
That single line in that review put mine to shame. And why I’m back to it because that is part and parcel of this episode. 🙂
If language is boiled down to just emojis we are in big trouble. 😦
Because, like the Vardi who were programmed to make sure everyone was happy (Helen A of Terra Alpha hopefully didn’t) and when you forgot to tell them about grief 😦 they get it murderously wrong.
As many people do with emojis. I know this first hand because I’m an extremely sarcastic person in real life and sarcasm is one of the hardest things to convey in an emoji 😦 because its complex and not straightforward.
So a lot of times it gets lost in translation.
and who decides. And you’re wrong do you convey the wrong message.
And if you convey the wrong message does the instigator of the message know that?
Now imagine an entire world constructed on nanbots like that. Well, you get…
🙂 🙂 :0 ;/ :> >:)