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 Hard Work of Validation: How to Listen and Love Well

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Validation is the little-recognized glue than creates and mends relationships. After all, we live in our own selves all day, every day. Understanding someone else’s journey takes effort, in part because clearing the decks of our own experiences is so challenging. But the rewards of validation are great. Validation builds trust, opens previously clogged channels […]