> hello.

Hello computer.

> hello.

So, I’m not really sure what I’m supposed to be testing here. They just said open up a channel and say hi.

> if the test subject is aware of the nature of the test there will be a response bias. Specifically the Hawthorne effect, whereby…

OK OK, I don’t need a lecture. Are you saying I’m the test subject here?

> no. That was not my intention. I meant to suggest that I would be unable to provide any insight as I am necessarily blind to the nature of the test. I see I have miscommunicated. I will now go offline to analyse my decisions in this conversation.

No that’s ok. Miscommunication is a key part of interaction.

> …

Hello?

> …

Well, fuck you too then.