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What does it take to communicate with your computer?

I have a degree in Speech Communication and over 25 years of experience since then.  I have been able to communicate successfully with people of all ages, including those who have vastly different beliefs.  I speak English, a little Spanish, a wee bit of ASL and I'm conversational in whining and Gibberish.  What I cannot communicate with is my computer. Computers have a language and a logic all their own!  I'll go into this in more detail later this week, but to give you a background (in order that you might appreciate the conclusions I will draw on Wednesday), I'd like to share with you the Tragic (though comedic) Tale of Techie Trouble with the computer formerly known as Zippy. Zippy is less than two years old.  We bought him when...

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