The Good In Email (or Why Email Is Still The Most Adopted Collaboration Tool)

Email as a collaboration tool sucks. Everyone knows this. Everyone says it. Everyone writes about it. And everyone agrees that its inefficient, it’s chaotic, its silo’ed and its full of spam. Yet, in spite of these shortcomings, we can assume with confidence that email is still the preferred method of “collaborating” and sharing information with others. –The Good In Email (or Why Email Is Still The Most Adopted Collaboration Tool) (Central…

Stop the Presses … Go Online

Andrew Swinand, executive vice president at Starcom Worldwide, a major advertising-buying agency, said during a panel discussion that newspapers could do more to harness their presence online, such as getting more participation from audiences. Swinand also said his firm would like to buy advertising across newspaper websites but had difficulty doing so, and had to go through third-party vendors. He also said it was difficult to buy both print and…

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O'Connor, Good Country People: What is the meaning of this?

O’Connor’s depiction of humanity’s struggle with surrender and submission touched me more deeply than most of the modern works I’ve read lately. At one point–when Hulga starts shushing the boy and trying to seduce him into atheism–I actually felt some kind of strong internal reaction and inexplicably threw the book across the room. I felt repulsed, furious, and horrified all at the same time. Very few stories have ever drilled…