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Ineffective email

Jeremy Zawodny on what’s wrong with email.

I’m glad he wrote it so I don’t have to.

This quote shall henceforce be my personal credo:

If you leave it up to me to figure out exactly what you mean, I’m always going to choose the one I most like.

Update: This article shows that the problem is worse than just top-posting.

An entire educational industry has developed to offer remedial writing instruction to adults, with hundreds of public and private universities, for-profit schools and freelance teachers offering evening classes as well as workshops, video and online courses in business and technical writing.

Isn’t this a pretty bad grade for the American school system?

Finally:

“E-mail has just erupted like a weed, and instead of considering what to say when they write, people now just let thoughts drool out onto the screen,” Hogan said. “It has companies at their wits’ end.”

How true.

The Playlist Meme

  1. Open up the music player on your computer.

  2. Set it to play your entire music collection.

  3. Hit the “shuffle” command.

  4. Tell us the title of the next ten songs that show up (with their musicians), no matter how embarrassing. That’s right, no skipping that Carpenters tune that will totally destroy your hip credibility. It’s time for total musical honesty. Write it up in your blog or journal and link back to at least a couple of the other sites where you saw this.

  5. If you get the same artist twice, you may skip the second (or third, or etc.) occurances. You don’t have to, but since randomness could mean you end up with a list of ten song with five artists, you can if you’d like.

This is my list:

Via Rui, he got it from Sergio

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