With modern technology platforms, the networks of connections that we can leverage go way beyond the limits of our biological and social evolution, the original circle of contacts in a village.
The Dunbar Number of 150 meaningful connections may increase, augmented by the power of social networks and both synchronous and asynchronous channels of communication.
We experiment, trying to both develop and to apply the specific netiquette to each platform. Cat videos on Facebook yes, cat videos on LinkedIn no.
New AI assisted tools are starting to generate dialogs in our place. Soon enough synthetic people will arrive, and we will interact with them, sometimes without even realizing.