AI CHATBOTS TRY TO SCHEDULE MEETINGS—WITHOUT ENRAGING US

Event Management Philippines

I WAS IN the middle of my usual morning routine—40 reps of How Will I Pay These Damn Bills and 30 minutes on the treadmill of Where Did I Go Wrong—when my laptop chimed and an email notification burst onto my screen.

Hi John, Stefanie let me know this meeting will be Tuesday. I’ll go ahead and send out an invite. —Andrew

Then Andrew sent me eight more emails. Apparently I would be meeting with several people, and he was sending me a flurry of invitations.

Then he wrote again, this time to confirm my attendance.

“I can attend at 4 as scheduled,” I responded.

Another chime.

No problem. I’ll send out an invite for Wednesday at 12:30 pm EDT.

“I think you misunderstood,” I responded. “I said I can attend at 4 pm. I don’t want you to reschedule.”

I’m sorry about that, thanks for letting me know. What would you like me to change about this meeting?

“I would like you to change it

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