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Dear NSA, George Orwell Is Watching You

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.16.2013 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's a month of ironies focused on Net freedom and somebody is benefiting from it - with a great sense of humor to boot. Irony 1: "Dear NSA, you can ...

Nancy Pelosi Slams Female Democrats in Leaked Email

Reductress | Posted 08.10.2013 | Comedy
Reductress

I would rather have 40 girls who are moderates, talk to donors, and can wear the right fucking pantsuit for a fucking election season.

Where Have All the Letters Gone?

Diana M. Raab | Posted 08.10.2013 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

Perhaps the most satisfying aspect of letter writing is the opportunity to communicate exactly what is on your mind and what a joy that brings to the sender and the receiver.

Cultivating Super Fans With eNewsletters

Fauzia Burke | Posted 07.22.2013 | Books
Fauzia Burke

Social media is sexy, but the real power of your relationship with your fans is in email newsletters. The people on your mailing list are your "Super Fans." They are the ones who have given you permission to show up in their inbox. That invitation is very valuable.

Now You Can Send Money By Gmail

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.16.2013 | Technology

This is huge, potentially. Along with a flurry of other announcements made on Wednesday at Google I/O, Google's annual developers' conference, the ...

The Productivity Wars: Beating Distraction

Dr Monique Y. Wells | Posted 07.14.2013 | Business
Dr Monique Y. Wells

Distractions are the nemesis of focus, and focus is what we need to consistently and effectively complete tasks and projects so that we can achieve our goals.

Are the FBI and IRS Secretly Reading Your Email Without a Warrant?

Democracy Now! | Posted 07.10.2013 | Technology
Democracy Now!

The American Civil Liberties Union has obtained documents revealing that the FBI and IRS may be reading emails and other electronic communications of ...

Euphoria and Depression in a Single Spam Folder

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.08.2013 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Each week I begrudgingly sift through my spam email folder, verifying that nothing of importance inadvertently landed there. Occasionally I get a surprise.

Ali "No Problem" Almarrany, Yemen's Inspiration Media Miracle

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 07.02.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Try getting on TV if you're telegenic with an instinct for news. Try again if you lost an eye as a poverty-stricken child from Yemen where even your r...

The Chart To Help You Master Gmail

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.10.2015 | Technology

No chart in the world can help get rid of your 20,000 unread emails on Gmail. That's all on you or the Mailbox app. There is a chart from Visual.ly...

Yahoo Is Shutting Down Businesses Left And Right

AP | Posted 06.22.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo's email service in China will close this summer as part of an arrangement worked out with its partner in that country, Al...

5 Seconds to Better Looking Documents: Get Un-centered

Spencer Critchley | Posted 03.28.2013 | Business
Spencer Critchley

In five seconds, you will be creating better-looking documents: Five, four, three, two -- Stop centering your text! -- One. There, now your documen...

The Email Every Working Mom Should Send

Laurie Puhn | Posted 06.10.2013 | Parents
Laurie Puhn

I know many mothers and caring nannies who have witnessed inappropriate behavior by other nannies they know on the playground, at a playdate, in stores or at school, but choose to keep their mouths shut due to fear or anxiety about how their comments might be received.

Are You There Buddy? It's Me Margaret.

Nancy Slotnick | Posted 05.29.2013 | New York
Nancy Slotnick

I'm going to make it official: communication is no longer linear. Posting Happy Birthday on your friend's Facebook wall and never expecting a reply. Texting someone multiple times because they never reply to your texts. Needing to email someone a few times before they notice. Tweeting.

How To Email An Insanely Busy Person

Forbes.com | Chris Fralic | Posted 04.03.2013 | Small Business

This story originally appeared on Forbes.com. Email is broken. Do you know anyone who loves email? I don’t – it can be frustrating and it do...

Lawmaker's Kinky Sex Fantasies Revealed

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

A New Jersey assemblyman's kinky emails to a lobbyist who was later arrested on stalking charges have been revealed, shedding light on a relationship ...

Reinvention: Editing Out What's Not Working, Finding What Does Work

Russell C. Smith | Posted 05.21.2013 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

Reinvention is a lot like revising a piece of writing. To reinvent, you review what currently is and ask yourself what's not moving the process ahead.

No More Boring Out Of Office Replies!

Maile Keone | Posted 05.18.2013 | Travel
Maile Keone

"While you are sitting in a meeting, I'm sitting on the beach."

Dropbox Acquires Popular Mailbox App

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.15.2013 | Technology

Just one month after a release that generated a waiting list hundreds of thousands of people long, the app Mailbox has been acquired by cloud sharing ...

My 75-Year-Old Dad Reviews "Shaun of the Dead"

Leslie Goshko | Posted 05.13.2013 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

They say kids say the darndest things. But my belief is that it's 75-year-old parents who have just discovered a new movie who really blurt out classic nuggets of truth (hell, just look at Shit My Dad Says).

9 Rules of Email Etiquette

Dana Sachs | Posted 05.08.2013 | College
Dana Sachs

Emily Post said that "Manners are a sensitive awareness of the needs of others." Here are some tips that, with some concentrated effort, will help make your emails fit for Mrs. Post's inbox.

'Gay' Email Lands City Councilman In Hot Water

Posted 03.07.2013 | Gay Voices

A Pennsylvania city councilman is feeling the heat after allegedly sending a test email calling a friend "gay" over a citywide transit alert system. ...

How To (Finally) Organize Your Inbox

AP | By JENNIFER FORKER | Posted 05.05.2013 | Technology

Ask friends how many emails they have sitting in their inbox or how many photos are saved to their laptop, and don't be surprised if the numbers tally...

If You Threaten Someone Over Email, You Should Explain Yourself

Danny Rubin | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology
Danny Rubin

It's a mistake to assume the other person will read between the lines and figure out what we mean in email. That's a big-time gamble, especially when writing to clients, a boss or Woodward, whose investigative work led to the downfall of President Nixon.

What Are You Suppose To Do When Your Have, Like, 106,926 Unread Emails?

AP | By MARTHA IRVINE | Posted 04.28.2013 | Technology

CHICAGO (AP) — Technology is supposed to make us easier to reach, and often does. But the same modes of communication that have hooked us on the ins...