The Apology Extractor: What Robots Can Teach Us

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Fembot 281 is completing her morning routine oiling the toast and scrambling the egg signals when Manbot 281 comes rocketing down the stairs, steam pouring from his auditory capacitors. Manbot, his nano screen flashing red and blue alternately:  Fembottoms, where did you put my ignition module ring? Fembot turns, her antennae waving: I haven’t seen […]

The Five Languages of Apology and How They Work

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A familiar chain of events in families today is the round-a-bout argument that goes something like this: “I’m sorry.” “No, you’re not.” “I wouldn’t say it if I didn’t mean it” “Yes, you would. You say it all the time.” This is the anatomy of the typical apology; one we learned as children. We offended […]