Just Breathe: Building the case for Email Apnea

Do you hold your breath while reading email? While typing? While thinking about this blog post? Linda Stone wrote a blog post about a year ago on this topic, claiming all sorts of health problems might be averted if we just remembered to breathe properly. Do you think this is a real problem? Linda Stone: …

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Email picture messages to phones in the USA

A while ago I spent some time banging my head against the needless inconsistencies between US mobile carriers for a project which remained at the prototype stage. If we ever pick up such a project again, the following list of email-to-SMS/MMS addresses could well be useful. How to Send Picture Mail via SMS / MMS …

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How to test e-mail notifications properly

I’m currently working on some software which sends notifications to users (using SMS, email, or whatever) and have faced the inevitable problems with testing it. On balance I’d prefer not to receive a test SMS on my mobile phone every time our continuous integration system runs an end-to-end test. Gojko Adzic has some thoughts about …

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