A couple of posts caught my eye this weekend, both having to do with e-mail. The first came from Owen Thomas at Valleywag:
There was a time, back in 1998 or so, when AOL was synonymous with email for most ordinary folks. That time, of course, is long past. But AOL’s tireless flacks are trying to bring it back with a press release outlining which cities’ residents are most addicted to email. Surprisingly, Washington, D.C. comes in first.
Surprisingly? As I got into the elevator on my way out of work this afternoon, I almost hesitated to take out my iPhone, for fear of seeming conspicuous and tech-obesessed. Never mind: the man and woman already aboard were tapping away, two-thumbed, at their CrackBerries.
[T]he Washington Post has … obtained a fundraising letter from Clinton taking issue with Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post fashion writer Robin Givhan’s style-section story about Clinton’s cleavage.
Yeah, I “obtained” that as well. By opening my inbox.
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