Philosophy Inspired Error Messages
I guess I really have an obsession with error messages. Yes, I collect them in some secret folder in my system because some are really silly. Additionally, I often find them not really helpful or quite unpolite — even in times where systems are getting more and more “intelligent” and therefore should be capable of displaying helpful advice for _people_ instead of some unpolite advice or binary techy stuff.
So, what if systems could “think” — I mean semantically. Wouldn’t it be fun to take system notifications and error messages to the next level by asking for the meaning of life with some metaphysical ontological questions?
Here they are, I guess they are perhaps more helpful than the real ones. At least they can make you smile — and think.
They refer to René Descartes, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Sigmund Freud, Burrhus Frederic Skinner, Erwin Schrödinger, Immanuel Kant and Albert Camus.