Bookmarked Why we hate using email but love sending texts by Bryan Lufkin (bbc.com)
They both allow us to stay in touch, but while email often attracts ire, text messaging is more popular than ever. Is the way we choose to communicate saying more than we might think?
Bryan Lufkin reflects on the changes associated with our use of email overtime. Whereas it was restricted to a few users, now everyone (and every company) has your address now. The argument made is that people are now more willing to text or ‘snap’. I wonder if this is due to the lack of novelty provided by other spaces? This article provides a different perspective than Quinn Norton’s history of the technology.
Listened 004: Tech Talk Thursdays by Tim Owens from Reclaim Today

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Tim Owens breaks down all the different facets of email. He discusses spam, servers, iMap vs Pop and various setup considerations.
Replied to no more email subscriptions (jarche.com)
There are several ways to subscribe to this blog and I have just removed two: Feedburner (Google), and Webfish. This will be the last post you receive via email as I am cancelling subscriptions and deleting all subscribers in the next 24 hours. Why am I doing this? 1. I do not agree with Googleโ€™s...
Harold, you have me thinking about my use of email. I think that I will maintain my email related to my newsletter. However, I am wondering about my blog(s).

Another option you didn’t include in following blogs via email is IFTTT.

Bookmarked Email Is Dangerous (The Atlantic)
Email has changed since then, but not much. Most of whatโ€™s changed in the last 45 years is email clientsโ€”the software we use to access email. Theyโ€™ve clumsily bolted on new functionality onto the old email, without fixing any of the underlying protocols to support that functionality.
In my work with schools there is a lot of conversations that seem to end with “just email [insert content] to them”. Although this is convenient, it is not always the best practice. In this post from Quinn Norton in The Atlantic she shares why. Continuing to remind us how everything is broken, Norton gives a history of email and many of its inherent flaws. This comes on the back of the latest discovery of bugs associated with supposed encrypted email.