Don't attribute human qualities to software or hardware.

Anthropomorphism is a category of figurative language, which is less precise and is often harder to understand and translate than direct language. For more information, see Write for a global audience.

Recommended: A Delimiter object specifies where to split a string.

Not recommended: A Delimiter object tells the splitter where a string should be broken.

Recommended: The PC detects a new device.

Not recommended: The PC sees a new device.