Calling out the robocaller

In the 21st century where tech is ubiquitous, how can programming be so limited?

Take parents trying to do this co-parenting thing right. Turns out that the school’s phone system allowed only one parent to be listed as the care-taker for each child.


Really? Seriously?? How can that be in 2018???

And of course by default someone in the school office had signed up Mom. Victor LaValle rightly asks:

What’s the use of new technology if it’s going to be programmed by the same old humans?

Thankfully, the couple has a low-tech solution:

These days, before we sit down for dinner, Emily sets her phone on the kitchen table. She plays the school’s messages on speakerphone so both of us can hear.