Take a read on the Wild Side (?) 😄
My lady wife had to get another car. It’s not new, but it is newer. Thus every time she starts it, a disembodied female voice informs her that ‘Emergency Assistance is not operational.’
It sums up so much of modern technology. This is a service we never asked for, haven’t got a clue what it does, cannot use because neither of us have smart phones (why pay for a smart phone contract when it spends 99% of its life switched off because we live in an area with no signal) and what’s more there appears to be no way of switching the disembodied voice off. Or at least none that our dealer can come up with.
Still it does give me the occasional chance to hear my wife mutter, “Oh shut up you idiot woman” when she’s got enough on her plate without having to contemplate the ineffectuality of technological…
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