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Google Conversation View: Gmail to Offer Option of Mail in Chronological (Non-Threaded) Order

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

I've been complaining about Gmail's "conversation" or thread message mode for years and I'm finally getting my wish.

They'll Take Manhattan: Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore's cyber-comedy "You've Got Hate Mail" opens lengthy run at NYC's Triad Theatre

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Holly Cara Price

Star Trek: The Motion Picture, the 1979 movie, was ground breaking for many reasons. It was, for instance, the first movie created from the popular St...

The Rudeness of Ignoring Email

Tony Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tony Schwartz

What I find disconcerting -- even boorish -- is the number of people who enter into some kind of dialogue on email, and then one day simply stop responding.

Groupon's Unsubscribe Page Is Awesome--But Brutal

Switched | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The daily deal site Groupon has been quietly harboring one of the greatest unsubscribe pages of all time. It's been around for some time, but we'd nev...

Testing the Torch

Eric Villency | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Eric Villency

Is the Torch an iPhone killer? Not exactly. Instead it is more like a reward for the legions of users who cherish the bottom line functionality and performance of the Blackberry.

NACHA Scam Makes Rounds Via E-Mail With ACH Transaction Alert

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Not-for-profit financial organization NACHA, which oversees an electronic payment system called the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Network, has issued...

Secret Emails Between Breitbart and Beck Revealed

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sally Kohn

I found these emails on a secret thumb drive that was given to me around the same time that Laura Ingraham apparently got secret copies of the Obama Diaries. The emails below are as verifiable as Ms. Ingraham's book.

Conspiracy? Much Ado About Journolist

D. Brad Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
D. Brad Wright

What's the takeaway from the Journolist leak? Predominantly that the "whatever-you-want-to-call-it-list" is nothing more than a place to exchange ideas on any topic from A to Z.

Terrorism and the Internet: Candy Crowley's Interview With White House Advisor John Brennan

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michelle Kraus

Candy Crowley in her interview this morning with White House advisor, John Brennan opened new and vital dialogue on terrorism and the Internet. She hit a home run in my world.

Call for Social Networking Reports on Deepwater Horizon Oil Impacts

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

With ordinary citizens inputting real-time photos and testimony, the general public will have the opportunity to experience first hand what is really happening in the Gulf of Mexico and along its shores.

Evolving Expectations: How to Get Things Done

Takeshi Numoto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Takeshi Numoto

The number one thing I hear from customers is that their personal and professional lives have blurred. People work during personal time, and personal life mixes with professional life too. It's overwhelming.

Communication: Week 13 of 'Mental Muscle' Boot Camp

Paul Katz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Katz

Part fifteen in a series. "There is a reason why Communication Week follows Self-Esteem in Spiritual Boot Camp," said James Mellon. "First, you get...

Say Hello to My Little Friend: How I Became the Tony Montana of the Internet

Dave Pell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dave Pell

The realtime web has become a habit. It's a twitch. More importantly, when I succumb to the reflex of checking it every few minutes or seconds, I do so at the expense of thinking.

The Dying Art Of Letter Writing

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Loquacious letters and epistolary exchanges between authors are falling by the wayside in the digital age -- and readers and literary estates are all ...

45,613 Emails in My Inbox (and I Feel Fine)

Laura Vanderkam | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Vanderkam

Email is not work. It is a tool for doing your work. Better to throw the time and energy you might spend pursuing a clean inbox into accomplishing something that actually matters.

Nigerian Email Fraudsters, Humbled by Vigilante Justice

Jonathan Ezer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Ezer

The "Nigerian email scam" actually started in the 1970s using paper letters. Lately, though, Nigeria and so-called "scam baiters" have been cracking down on the frauds' perpetrators.

Will Facebook Kill Email?

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Is email becoming obsolete? Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg seems to think so. At Nielsen's Consumer 360 conference on Tuesday, Sandberg said that onl...

Lucia Graves

Rep. Grijalva Compares BP's Atlantis Rig To Deepwater Horizon: 'Same Pathological Pattern' | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As the errors leading up to the oil spill catastrophe in the Gulf come to light, parallels between the Deepwater Horizon and another offshore rig, BP'...

Confessions of an Email Forger

Mark Coggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Coggins

I sent forged emails from inside a Fortune 50 company to get dates with hot chicks. And it worked. Until it didn't.

Hackers Hit AT&T iPad Users

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Hackers found a way into AT&T's network and grabbed over a hundred thousand email addresses and iPad ID's. Should you be worried about this? No. But AT&T has some work to do.

E-tiquette: 'Delete' these bad habits, please

Yolanda Reid Chassiakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yolanda Reid Chassiakos

Yes, I'm an 'old fuddy-duddy'. (Young'uns, look it up.) (In the dictionary.) In my current state of curmudgeonry, I thought I'd call folks out on some annoying e-behaviors.

What Does Digital Divide Mean to Gov 2.0?

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Politicians need to use the knowledge of Digital Divide issues to bring more people in, not use it to exclude more people.

iPad is All the Rage

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

While some critics have had mixed feelings, Apple has sold more iPad's this weekend than it did when the iPhone debuted and took 74 days to hit a million in sales.

Google to Change Gmail, Add "Normal Email" Option Instead Of Just "Conversations"

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Henry Blodget

Google is planning to offer a standard email option in Gmail in the next few months, two executives at the company say.

The Schoolhouse Restaurant's Email Snafu: How One Mistake Created a Social Network in Less Than an Hour

Elissa Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Elissa Altman

Small business owners, take note: If you've ever sent out a blind email blitz announcing something--a new service, a special event--and have been on t...