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Is Your Inbox Overflowing With E-Mail?
Do you look at emails throughout the day, whenever a new message arrives? Or, do you only check for messages a few times a day? Do you delete messages after you've read them or keep them (like I do) because you may want to refer back to them? What's YOUR best tip for keeping e-mail from …
Have You Ever Sent a Fan Letter?
I recently had a cool experience. I wrote a fan letter to a voiceover artist whose work I've really admired. It's someone who, if you heard their voice, you'd definitely recognize it. He's a voiceover artist who has done a lot of very high profile work. I didn't necessarily …
Is Your Inbox Overflowing With E-Mail?
I have 31,862 messages sitting in one email inbox waiting to be read.  I'm not kidding! Many of them are promotional messages from retailers so I don't feel obligated to read them all.  But imagine how much time it would take if I DID...
How Long Before You Give Out Your Number?
In the "old days", when you were interested in someone, you had to give them your phone number. If things didn't go well, you may have ended up letting a roommate answer the phone and desperately whispering, "I'm not home!" But these days it's a dif…
Have You Been Taken in by a Web Hoax? [Poll]
A couple of years ago pictures of the billboard above made the rounds of Internet message boards and email inboxes. People were all worked up over the guts that this allegedly spurned lover had to take out this huge, embarrassing advertisement. There's only one catch...
The Mystery of My Russian Fan Club
A few years ago I started getting some strange emails through my personal email address. Like most people, I do get a lot of "Spam" email, and a lot of the "From" addresses were unpronounceable, but I opened a few of them...
Is Technology Making us Rude?
It wasn't so long ago that, in order to have a conversation with someone you had to do it face to face or over the phone. It was easy to interpret inflection and get immediate reactions. Technology has changed all of that.