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Email Should Change

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In another article New York Times examines Email, Lost in E-Mail, Tech Firms Face Self-Made Beast. A number of large companies have looked at the problem and what they’re proposing scares me:

A Google software engineer last week introduced E-Mail Addict, an experimental feature for the company’s e-mail service that lets people cut themselves off from their in-boxes for 15 minutes.

This scares me because this engineer thinks the solution to too much email is still to read it, just at a later time. There is so much mail send to some people that this just doesn’t work as a long term solution any more.

What is needed?

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Written by Daniël W. Crompton (webhat)

July 10, 2008 at 9:34 am

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