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Just what is May's manager's back-room activities?

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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #50 on: 18 Jun 2019, 01:51 »

Seems as though unloading on May's sourness back at the inconvenience store (Kiss my new-cah-smellin-ass!) might have made Roko a little more at ease with herself.
And though I risk being accused of being judgy about apparel, a crop top and shorts worn in public has got to be a sign of someone comfortable in their own skin. Or polymer, as the case may be.

Gotta admit, my second thought on seeing Roko was "Someone looks to be feeling better about themselves!"

My first thought won't get through my filters for some reason...   :evil:
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #51 on: 18 Jun 2019, 03:22 »

Beepatrice is not really of much help...
That's an understatement on the level of "it's quite hot inside a star's core."
She appears to be what I call "fucking useless."

Nobody is entirely useless - they can still serve as an example ...
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #52 on: 18 Jun 2019, 03:25 »

Gotta admit, my second thought on seeing Roko was "Someone looks to be feeling better about themselves!

FWIW, from the start I wondered if at least some of Roko's problem is that she's sitting around and thinking about how different her body is, heightening her sense of disassociation. If she has something else on which to focus, it wouldn't surprise me if she realises that the body actually works pretty much like her old one and it is something in which she can function. Basically, something along the line of "I haven't even thought about this in a few days now!"

That doesn't mean that she won't have the occasional bad day when she'll need someone to watch her to prevent self-harm incidents like the compulsive face-washing we've previously seen. However, healing will at least come in part from living in her new reality.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #53 on: 18 Jun 2019, 05:33 »

When  this was first mentioned to me (last week, I think), I was quite surprised because I don't remember this being mentioned in any of their previous appearances. Has Beepatrice mentioned this to Roko? Is there any reason why Roko should know? Is it the sort of thing someone will come out with when meeting someone for the first time? I'm wondering if Jeph is setting up Roko and Beepatrice discussing this at some point in the immediate future.

The idea comes from this exchange; if Roko is calling her "she" now, the notion falls flat.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #54 on: 18 Jun 2019, 06:58 »

When  this was first mentioned to me (last week, I think), I was quite surprised because I don't remember this being mentioned in any of their previous appearances. Has Beepatrice mentioned this to Roko? Is there any reason why Roko should know? Is it the sort of thing someone will come out with when meeting someone for the first time? I'm wondering if Jeph is setting up Roko and Beepatrice discussing this at some point in the immediate future.

The idea comes from this exchange; if Roko is calling her "she" now, the notion falls flat.
And also from Jeph's author comments that seemed to refer to Beepatrice using they/them.

As for the question, "Is it the sort of thing someone will come out with when meeting someone for the first time?": Yes, absolutely. Of course, it depends on the situation and the person, but there are plenty of times I've shared my pronouns on the first meeting or seen others do the same. For me, it largely depends on the combination of "how likely is this person to reject me" with "how bad will it be for me if this person rejects me." So I might not share my pronouns when interviewing for a job (unless it was at a queer org), but were I in the position of interviewer, I might do so more readily.

In-comic, we saw Tilly share their pronouns the first time they met Martin. In this case, it seemed reasonable enough to me that it happened off-screen, and so I was hoping that was the situation.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #55 on: 18 Jun 2019, 08:34 »

Oh, these two; you're right, the first especially is unambiguous.  If Roko didn't know that, though, I guess she and Bubbles were right for the wrong reasons...?
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #56 on: 18 Jun 2019, 09:47 »

Oh, these two; you're right, the first especially is unambiguous.  If Roko didn't know that, though, I guess she and Bubbles were right for the wrong reasons...?
I'm going to assume, until corrected, that Beeps is a Demi-woman, and uses she/her and they/them pronouns, which fits in with what was used in comic.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #57 on: 18 Jun 2019, 11:35 »

Oh, these two; you're right, the first especially is unambiguous.
Man you folks are seeing something I'm not.  In both those comments 'they' seems to me to mean Roko *and* Beepatrice.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #58 on: 18 Jun 2019, 12:36 »

I'm wondering if Jeph is setting up Roko and Beepatrice discussing this at some point in the immediate future.
I think that's exactly what he's doing.  Jeph has referred to Beeps in the neuter in his commentary but there's nothing in-comic to suggest that our AI honeybun identifies as anything other than female. 

[At this point I'll ask those of us with sensitive feet to put on a pair of steel-toed Red Wings (classic US work boots) for a minute.  There's no construction without a little stomping.] 

If Beeps has as much trouble coming to decisions about gender identity as with everything else, she/they-as-the-individual-may-prefer might well be having issues in that area too.  The congregation here has discussed preferred pronouns ad nauseum, but I don't recall any instance in-strip of the characters having that conversation.   [Edit - Ooops!  Tilly.]  I reckon BenRG is right - Jeph's fixin' to break that ground.

In re Roko v. 2 - she's going to have at least one and maybe several "Wow, I couldn't do THAT in my old chassis" moments.  (Actually, admiring her new butt-logo was probably the first one.)  As those experiences accumulate, her integration with her new body will grow.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #59 on: 18 Jun 2019, 19:04 »

Comic...

Yeah, uh, who's the boss now, Tony Danza?
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #60 on: 18 Jun 2019, 19:31 »

Oh yeah, Beepatrice keeps reminding me more and more of several people I used to work with. One time, we were organising a festival and we had several people tasked with getting food stalls, rides and entertainers for the day. All topped with a band for the main event in the evening. And I mean this was a big festival, like doubling the population of the town for the weekend kind of big. And a massive influx of money for the town. So as you can imagine, it was important that we got it done.

4 days before the event, we had entertainers (my job). We had fairground rides (my boss' work). And that was it. We had no food stalls and no band. Why? Because the people assigned to getting them sorted didn't want to be disturbing them. So I had to spend two days ringing up every food stall and truck in the county and see if they could come last minute, while literally the morning of the festival, my boss got a band sorted (Garth Brooks tribute band if anyone is interested). We were lucky in that many of them were more than happy to come, mainly because its a big festival and the tribute guys had a gig that fell through for them.

Needless to say, Tweedledum and Tweedledumbass were asked to leave.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #61 on: 18 Jun 2019, 19:36 »

I think it's pretty likely Nelson is in charge of that office and that he and Roko are going to go head to head once she gets back. On the plus side she has the Spooky AI looking out for her if things get dicey. 
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #62 on: 18 Jun 2019, 19:36 »

Roko is reminding me of my mother. She was not someone you wanted on the other side from you.

After she got tired of being a floor nurse and being on her feet all day everyday, she moved to an office job where she did insurance appeals for the hospital. Basically, she called insurance companies that denied payment to the hospital and told them why they needed to pay up.

She apparently got several million dollars recovered from American Health Insurance companies every year. Which I am told is not the easiest thing to do, as they don't like actually giving money to anyone.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #63 on: 18 Jun 2019, 20:11 »

I'm not gonna lie...I'm reeeeeallly starting to fall for Roko.

Don't worry, I mean that in a completely NOT platonic way. XD
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #64 on: 18 Jun 2019, 20:24 »

Roko is winning May's respect. That's not easy. (Who else has done that? Dale, definitely. Bubbles? Momo?)
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #65 on: 18 Jun 2019, 20:33 »

Wonder if they'll end up at Union Robotics? Or are they too new to be a good expert on May's body?

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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #66 on: 18 Jun 2019, 22:34 »

The Now Now Now requirement probably means the job ends up with Union Robotics simply because they're willing to do whatever it takes to get the business.

Also I would totally buy a CD of Roko doing rhythm gymnastics.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #67 on: 18 Jun 2019, 22:46 »

I think it's pretty likely Nelson is in charge of that office and that he and Roko are going to go head to head once she gets back. On the plus side she has the Spooky AI looking out for her if things get dicey.

I’m thinking that when Nelson has a day off everything falls apart and he might be happy to have one competent volunteer.  But even if he sees her as a rival I don’t think Roko will involve Spookybot.  She doesn’t have a problem with being assertive, but there are lines she won’t cross.
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« Reply #68 on: 18 Jun 2019, 22:46 »

Wonder if they'll end up at Union Robotics? Or are they too new to be a good expert on May's body?

I was thinking that too, first. But UR only does repairs, May needs a whole new body. So they‘re better off in a shop that actually sells complete chassis, either new or used in good condition and with warranty.

Beeps reminds me of people who are completely incompetent in any way and unable to manage even their own life. Often those people are very insecure when interacting with other people and are somehow aware of their own shortcomings, but are in complete denial about them. So they try to cmpensate that by choosing a career „to help other people“.
Often they study sociology, social pedagogy or become teachers for elementary schools. And fail utterly when they really have to work in that area. So they quit (after two or three years, tops) and move on to an everyday job and voluntary work like Beepatrice, where they fail too, of cause.
They mostly end in jobs, where they can do no harm and do not have to accomplish anything too complicated.
One of them I know from my graduation 30 years ago teaches gardening to mentally incapaciated people for 20 years now. She‘s happy in that job and does it really well. Her students love her. But it took her ten years (including studying social pedagogy as mentioned above) to find her way.

I hope Beeps will find her way too. But she definitely hasn‘t arrived in her place yet.

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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #69 on: 18 Jun 2019, 23:15 »

I'm more and more certain that this is the first time the charity has ever done anything practical. I also think that, maybe, Beepatrice really doesn't have much in the way of self-confidence so actually being told to do something - Priority NOW - is seriously unbalancing her peace of  mind! I mean... what if someone takes offence? What if she oversteps her (borderline non-existent) authority? What if she gets it wrong?!?

I think that the only thing actually holding her to cooperation at this point is that I'm increasingly sure that she's intimidated by Roko's drive to make a difference!

I think it's pretty likely Nelson is in charge of that office and that he and Roko are going to go head to head once she gets back. On the plus side she has the Spooky AI looking out for her if things get dicey. 

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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #70 on: 18 Jun 2019, 23:34 »

'endearingly incompetent' is such a good phrase. I recall a restaurant like that, where the service was appalling even though the front of house staff were obviously trying hard, but failing. The fact the food was wonderful helped of course.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #71 on: 19 Jun 2019, 00:22 »

in my mind, Beeps is the person put in charge of a newly created department full of "undesirable individuals", only for the department to get axed as a whole.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #72 on: 19 Jun 2019, 00:37 »

I`m pretty sure Roko's favorite comic strip is Dilbert and Alice her favorite character. 
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #73 on: 19 Jun 2019, 00:55 »

I think it's pretty likely Nelson is in charge of that office and that he and Roko are going to go head to head once she gets back. On the plus side she has the Spooky AI looking out for her if things get dicey.

I’m thinking that when Nelson has a day off everything falls apart and he might be happy to have one competent volunteer.  But even if he sees her as a rival I don’t think Roko will involve Spookybot.  She doesn’t have a problem with being assertive, but there are lines she won’t cross.

Personally, I think this is much more likely. And somehow, I don't think Spookybot would meddle in this, even - especially - if they're being asked.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #74 on: 19 Jun 2019, 02:30 »

It occurs to me the ONLY thing we've seen them actually DO is the support group.

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Poor May.
I think the AI support group is run by a different organization - see the comic where Winslow turns up to volunteer. If the guy Winslow met with was in the same organization as Beepatrice and Nelson, one of them could have stepped in to help out with the support group. Also the building/office looks completely different.

Relevant comic: https://www.questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=3576
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #75 on: 19 Jun 2019, 04:24 »


Roko...

Roko Basilisk...

"Roko's Basilisk...???"

I did NOT know this was a thing!!
(You gotta love these Easter Eggs Jeph drops in!)

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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #76 on: 19 Jun 2019, 04:28 »

"Roko's Basilisk...???"
I did NOT know this was a thing!!
(You gotta love these Easter Eggs Jeph drops in!)
Yep! (I'm afraid a literal reading would cast her in a negative light.) You'll find lots of little AI, physics, or Iain M. Banks references scattered around.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #77 on: 19 Jun 2019, 04:30 »


Roko...

Roko Basilisk...

"Roko's Basilisk...???"

I did NOT know this was a thing!!
(You gotta love these Easter Eggs Jeph drops in!)

FWIW, I think that SpookyBot would regard such an act as in bad taste and, possibly, an entirely self-indulgent waste of resources.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #78 on: 19 Jun 2019, 05:02 »

Wonder if they'll end up at Union Robotics? Or are they too new to be a good expert on May's body?

I was thinking that too, first. But UR only does repairs, May needs a whole new body.

Eh. Note that Roko's first priority is not 'new body', but 'full diagnostic'. As a repair shop, I think that Union Robotics should be capable of providing at least that.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #79 on: 19 Jun 2019, 05:24 »

I remember the reference to Roko's Basilisk coming up a while ago, but I couldn't remember at all what it was about. Which was a bit surprising in itself.

So off I went to google the topic and remind myself. Then I remembered why I'd forgotten what it was about.

It was because I had never in my life (and still haven't) read anything quite so ridiculous.

Edit: More amusingly, I had the fleeting thought that this was even more stupid than The Game, and rather too similar, but couldn't quite articulate why. And then I read this from Joe's linked twitter thread.

https://twitter.com/jrishel/status/305054925371613185
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #80 on: 19 Jun 2019, 05:33 »


Roko...

Roko Basilisk...

"Roko's Basilisk...???"

I did NOT know this was a thing!!
(You gotta love these Easter Eggs Jeph drops in!)

FWIW, I think that SpookyBot would regard such an act as in bad taste and, possibly, an entirely self-indulgent waste of resources.
Spookybot probably has an instance dedicated solely to laughing hysterically at the people who take the notion of Roko’s Basilisk seriously.
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« Reply #81 on: 19 Jun 2019, 05:48 »

Spookybot probably has an instance dedicated solely to laughing hysterically at the people who take the notion of Roko’s Basilisk seriously.

I wonder if poor Beepatrice is one of those sources of amusement?

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« Reply #82 on: 19 Jun 2019, 06:21 »

Eh. Note that Roko's first priority is not 'new body', but 'full diagnostic'. As a repair shop, I think that Union Robotics should be capable of providing at least that.

They've realistically only started as a repair shop. They don't have diagnostic tools (other than Bubbles herself, of course). UR is more or less a "body shop" (pardon the pun but it fits) compared to a dealer.
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« Reply #83 on: 19 Jun 2019, 06:43 »


Roko...

Roko Basilisk...

"Roko's Basilisk...???"

I did NOT know this was a thing!!
(You gotta love these Easter Eggs Jeph drops in!)

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« Reply #84 on: 19 Jun 2019, 07:09 »

A useful skill honed from long practice, that -- giving your boss an order.
It's right up there with letting/making the boss think it was his idea.
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« Reply #85 on: 19 Jun 2019, 09:04 »

A useful skill honed from long practice, that -- giving your boss an order.
It's right up there with letting/making the boss think it was his idea.

To quote another excellent webcomic:

"A sergeant in motion outranks a lieutenant who doesn't know what's going on."
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« Reply #86 on: 19 Jun 2019, 10:17 »

"A sergeant in motion outranks a lieutenant who doesn't know what's going on."

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« Reply #87 on: 19 Jun 2019, 11:32 »

Has anyone here seen the anime Plastic Memories which deals with the concept of planned obsolescence in relation to AI? Beepatrice's character is reminding me rather of that plot (particularly her vague reference to having "mind problems" which was somewhat akin to technology experiencing more glitches and errors as it ages, as well as her reliance on old/analogue technology) and making me wonder whether her role in the comic is going to be rather sadder than we might have initially thought.
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« Reply #88 on: 19 Jun 2019, 13:41 »

... I had the fleeting thought that this was even more stupid than The Game ...

And I was winning, up till now. You bastard!

(meta) Taking May to a dealership? We might see Charlotte again! But do they deal in such off brand merchandise? Otherwise it  would mean a new set of characters and backgrounds. While Jeph has Union Robotics already set up. And they've already dealt with May. (/meta)

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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #89 on: 19 Jun 2019, 14:36 »

Spookybot probably has an instance dedicated solely to laughing hysterically at the people who take the notion of Roko’s Basilisk seriously.

I wonder if poor Beepatrice is one of those sources of amusement?

Source

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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #90 on: 19 Jun 2019, 14:44 »

Has anyone here seen the anime Plastic Memories which deals with the concept of planned obsolescence in relation to AI?

I know it, and it fed (along with my long computer experience) into my recent comment about AI brains being limited by their finite nature.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #91 on: 19 Jun 2019, 18:26 »

Don't take the money, May, accepting money obtained through intimidation might violate your parole.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #92 on: 19 Jun 2019, 19:21 »

And the current programme stack looks like this:


"I ship those two characters that
just interacted"
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"May gets a new chassis" arc.                     <-- Stack Pointer
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"Roko overreach" arc
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"May can't see past her own problems" arc
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"Momo is jealous" arc
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"Marten gets his shit together" arc*


* hahaha j/k no-one cares
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #93 on: 19 Jun 2019, 19:22 »

Don't take the money, May, accepting money obtained through intimidation might violate your parole.

Agreed.  And if Beepatrice is that intimidated by Roko I hope she never meets Spookybot.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #94 on: 19 Jun 2019, 19:24 »

While I doubt the charity is a scam (though it could be), I think it's much more likely that......

Look, I've worked with and in charities. Legit ones, and around some not so legit ones. And I'm no expert, I've got friends who've done a *lot* more.

But frankly they're usually staffed and ran by people rich enough to be rather out of touch with the people they're trying to serve. Because the people they're trying to help sure as Hell can't take a low-paying charity job that might disappear in 6 months when someone fails to fill out a grant request, or the municipality decides it wants to repave rich neighborhoods instead.

bit of a simplification, but still. I'm sure they mean well. They usually do, except when they get pissy and don't, but that's another conversation. It highlights something I've noticed, though.

Most of the AIs, like most of the humans, are ignorant of how the lower crust lives, how they exist, how they get by. They understand it a little from afar, but they haven't lived it, and they haven't internalized it. Even the powerful ones. Especially the powerful ones. And it shows.

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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #95 on: 19 Jun 2019, 19:26 »

Like, look, today's strip is a fun gag. But who acts like that? I'll tell you who.

1. Someone very abused in specific ways (possible)

2. Someone really out of touch for one reason or another (probable)

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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #96 on: 19 Jun 2019, 19:33 »

Triple post and then I'm done, but it occurs to me that I should be more fair to the charity sector in saying this: another factor is that you have to be able to survive dealing with people's psychic wounds, over and over and over and over and over and over and over again.

That sifts a lot of people out, either in that they know how fragile they are and don't go in, or they burn out, or they have the personal resources already to help shore up their own damage that they take. Or they go numb, but that's another thing.

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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #97 on: 19 Jun 2019, 19:36 »

I agree with de_la_Nae to a point (based on the first post of that triple bill).

Most AI are probably out of touch with the idea that there's a "lower class" in their community. Their hearts are in the right place, but they just don't have the wherewithal to actually do anything. I mean, look at Beepatrice, who could see that May was a desperate case, someone in need of help and yet she can't operate a printer or make a phonecall. We might say that Roko is a little pushy or overreaching, but she'll get something done. Beepatrice? I'd start making out my last will and testament.

But its not just her. Its a whole strata of AI society. They are, to all intents and purposes, a generation that has never struggled. Sure, they're finding their place in society, but from the point of view of the majority, its almost perfect. They don't want to be reminded that there are those in their community that struggle with mental illness (Bubbles and Roko), or those trapped in potential cycle of poverty and criminal action (May). And the fact that some of those views are getting shaken up, its not (no pun intended) computing for them.
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #98 on: 19 Jun 2019, 19:45 »

Well, that downgrades Beeps from "nice but dim" to "unable to function in normal society, should probably be on the other side of the help counter", doesn't it? :sigh:
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Re: WCDT Strips 4026-4030 (17th to 21st June 2019)
« Reply #99 on: 19 Jun 2019, 19:46 »

I wouldn't be that generous.
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