October 5, 2018
[Cueball and White Hat are talking, Cueball is holding a cell phone and wireless headphones.]
Cueball: I haven’t used a wireless/bluetooth thingy in like ten years. Is audio stuff still a nightmare?
White Hat: Nah, it’s great now.
[Zoom in on White Hat, who is holding his palm out. Cueball is off-screen.]
White Hat: You tap devices together twice to link them and they flash in sync. (It pairs using accelerometer timing and sound.) Tap them three times to disconnect.
White Hat: You can pair multiple inputs and outputs and it handles it smoothly.
Cueball (off screen): Nice!
White Hat: It just works. Sound comes from where you expect.
Cueball (off screen): Wonderful.
[Zoom out to White Hat and Cueball facing each other.]
White Hat: Haha, just kidding, it’s a nightmare.
White Hat: When I connect to my car, music starts blasting from my headphones while the car repeatedly plays a “New connection!” chime.
Cueball: This is not what Josiah Bluetooth intended!