We are in the midst of a transition from a computer culture to a robotic culture in which technologies are increasingly occupying more intimate social spaces in our lives and minds (Turkle, 2007). A crucial aspect of this modern existence is our communication with machines (Jones, 2014). We type messages to socialbots or speak with the digital assistants in our phones. In these instances, technology is transformed into something more than a tool we use, a channel for conveying a message. The medium itself becomes a communication partner. But what exactly are we communicating with?