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How to Write Email with Military Precision

Get to the point. In the military, a poorly formatted email may be the difference between mission accomplished and mission failure. During my active duty service, I learned how to structure emails to maximize a mission’s chances for success. Since returning from duty, I have applied these lessons to emails …

Quote of the Day

“It is extraordinary that we would see something like this just 11 days out from a presidential election.” ~JOHN D. PODESTA, chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, on the announcement from the F.B.I. that it was investigating new emails that surfaced related to Mrs. Clinton’s handling of classified information. Source: …

Feds: We can read all your email, and you’ll never know

Feds: We can read all your email, and you’ll never know Fear of hackers reading private emails in cloud-based systems like Microsoft Outlook, Gmail or Yahoo has recently sent regular people and public officials scrambling to delete entire accounts full of messages dating back years. What we don’t expect is our …

Quote of the Day

“I haven’t worried about an email being hacked since I’ve never sent one. I’m, like, ahead of my time.” ~SENATOR LINDSEY GRAHAM, Republican of South Carolina, on the queasiness in Washington as yet another victim, former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell, fell prey to seeing his personal musings distributed …

The Post Office Almost Delivered Your First E-Mail

A few failed visionaries tried to turn the U.S. Postal Service into an Internet pioneer. Millions of Americans had their first encounter with e-mail thanks to a little help from the U.S. Postal Service, which stuffed mailboxes with discs for America Online. Yet, as Bloomberg Businessweek’s Devin Leonard writes in …

Outlook on Your Phone Is the Future of Email | WIRED

It’s not email that sucks; it’s the way we experience it. Microsoft’s mobile app offers a chance to rethink the process. EMAIL’S DEAD, THEY said. Ruthlessly murdered at the hands of Slack, HipChat, Basecamp, and Trello. But the reality is that email isn’t going anywhere. We sent 183 billion emails …