Is GMail Snooze basically building Mind Traffic Control into your email client? Well, it’s about time Google did something radical to improve GMail. There’s still so much untapped potential in the mail-box. And at least email is an open protocol that we should defend against moving to walled rivers like Facebook and Slack etc.
I wonder if Google's Inbox App is moving into Mind Traffic Control territory? If so, that’s another nudge towards MTC having a fairly radical rethink this year.
There’s a lot of discussion going on around them. Eg. on Quora. I started writing a comment on a comment where Tim Bushell asks : why shouldn’t they be “red”, “green”, “blue”? ie. user-defined or neutral. But then felt it would be better here : Probably because Google have a database of thousands of email […]
Playing with this library to access my Gmail account via IMAP. Seems pretty simple and convenient, though fairly basic.
The web is becoming more and more “feedlike”. (And yet email is … well email is sort of feedlike, isn’t it?)f
Of course, if like me, you use GMail for everything, these new email interfaces are less accessible … when will Google offer a skinnable / pluginable architecture for Gmail, I wonder?
Couple of interesting blogposts on Email : Reinventing the Email Client Five open questions on Email
Haven’t written here for a long time. A couple of notes and catch-ups. Chandler 1.0 is out. I was struck by these features : Chandler aims to provide a more integrated approach to managing information with: * A Quick Entry Bar to enter everything from ideas to reminders and appointments.* NOW-LATER-DONE Triage List to collect, […]
Smart Disorganized Philosophy #2 Chatting with BillSeitz I found myself saying this : MTC needs to have what Udel called the “special charmpower” of email … that groups are spontaneous and form bottom-up from the flow, rather than having to be designed up-front, prior to the flow …. otherwise people keep using email