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Eight weeks of #noemail (and the results are in)

Professor Jones seems to have struck a chord with his attempt to abandon email. Since we published our look at his #noemail attempt and sat down for a chat, he’s been interviewed, referenced, and talked about all over the Internet--and even on the (local) nightly news. Other people have followed suit (knowingly or not), and some of the people who influenced Jones are continuing to promote a move towards a different kind of social communication (like, say, IBM or all this talk about Google+).

Even we were pretty surprised--the response to the piece we ran was pretty impressive all by itself. And the numbers from the poll seem to suggest that lots of you out there would like to ditch your inbox, even if you don’t think you could actually do it.
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#noemail interview: Paul Jones abandons his inbox (QnA)

Co-author:  Paul Jones

We wrote yesterday about some early technologists' move away from email--and Paul Jones, professor at UNC-CH (and more) was kind enough to not only co-author the piece, but answer our questions about the why and how of his inbox migration. Here's our questions and his responses in full. » Read more

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#noemail: Are technology's early adopters abandoning their email?

Co-author: Paul Jones

Most people--including my parents--have email. But now, just as mom and dad (and, though more rarely, grandma and grandpa) are getting on the email bandwagon, it seems a fair number of folks are jumping right off.  And I don’t mean great-aunts who decided it was too difficult or dirty. » Read more

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