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People Think the Best Collaboration Tool Is Trusty Old Email

Contrary to popular naysaying, email isn't dead—it's evolving.

Contrary to popular naysaying, email isn't dead—it's evolving.

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Gmail's 57th Language: Cherokee

Gmail's latest language addition came about because of a chance car ride.

From the Gmail blog, here's a pretty interesting development: The popular email app's 57th language is Cherokee.

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Is Email Making You Useless? An Argument for 'Opt-In' Protocol

Oscar Berg takes issue with the way email organizes information and puts the burden on the recipient.

Sure, we need and love email, but I read an interesting post today that, among other things, describes email as virus-like. Author Oscar Berg takes issue with the way email organizes information and puts the burden on the recipient. It's true—when I have a million things in my inbox, I do feel awfully burdened sometimes.

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"Snail Mail My Email" Marries Romance of Analog with Convenience of Digital

Too lazy to write a letter by hand? This public art project will do it for you.

Email may be faster than the U.S. Postal Service, but it's not quite as romantic. (Seduction involves patience, after all.) That explains why thousands of people have submitted correspondence to a month-long public art project called Snail Mail My Email. The project seeks to bring back appreciation for the art of letter writing by letting participants submit emails, which are then transcribed on paper, tucked into an envelope, and dropped in the mail. The project even pays for your postage, and they offer "one custom option" per letter, ranging from a doodle to a lipstick kiss.

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The Donald Has a Point: Why Do We Care About Sarah Palin's Emails?

Sarah Palin may be a media obsession, but she's not an elected official anymore. Let's stop digging through her email.


Ever since Sarah Palin's 24,199 printed pages of emails were released to the public, I've been trying to figure out why I don't care. Is it Palin fatigue? Did I have a hunch that nothing fascinating would come out of it?

Well, I never thought I'd say this, but I found myself agreeing with Donald Trump as I watched this Fox News clip earlier today. Trump called the Sarah Palin email expedition “a witch hunt,” and said it was “really very dangerous for this country.” Instead, he suggested, “how about going through Anthony Weiner’s emails?”

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Did Google Break Canada Privacy Laws?

Google has accidentally collected "highly sensitive personal information such as complete emails" from Canadian citizens.


It looks as though, yes, Google has broken Canadian privacy laws with their street view cars, by illegally collecting personal information—by accident, mind you.

According to the Guardian:

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