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It was very novel that they could Telnet into their text-based e-mail accounts from my PC.
A single short essay would have covered all the salient points and even then, the author, a relevant newcomer to email would have missed much of the history.
Send dramatically fewer e-mails and everything else will get better, says writer and editor John Freeman.
This was a great book (I needed it for a class) and I enjoyed reading it. Very interesting seeing how technology has changed over time.Published 9 months ago by brneydbrunette
For anyone who checks email first thing in the morning and last thing before sleep, this should be required reading.Published 14 months ago by A. Deming
This well-researched book is making me reconsider my whole approach to communication. It should be required reading for just about everyone with a computer, tablet, or smartphone.Published 20 months ago by Phil Simon
The book encapsulates not just the mechanical manner in which email draws us magnetically in to an alternate universe where hours and hours are spent reading and responding to... Read morePublished on February 14, 2011 by versingetorix
It is an interesting book about the evolution of slow mail, telegraph and telephone and the changing habits they brought with them. Read morePublished on December 30, 2010 by S. Cesare
This book puts into words all of the discontent I'd been feeling with the way e-mail has come to dominate our lives. Read morePublished on August 6, 2010 by L. Lawrence
Here's a solid history of human communication as well as a slap in the head wake-up call that we're too caught up in a blindingly fast and efficient communication technology that... Read morePublished on July 31, 2010 by Sam Carpenter
Send dramatically fewer e-mails and everything else will get better, says writer and editor John Freeman. Read morePublished on May 31, 2010 by Rolf Dobelli
A single short essay would have covered all the salient points and even then, the author, a relevant newcomer to email would have missed much of the history. Read morePublished on March 26, 2010 by Phillip I. Good