Email is no longer the killer application of the internet, certainly. Designed by scientists to send messages to other scientists and so built around the notion that all users were acting in good faith, it is weak and that is, no doubt, contributing to the rise of social media as an alternative means of communication.
Email will last because it is open. But maybe someone could and should write a better email.
- How Big is Your Inbox? (tuesday2.wordpress.com)
- This Is Why Your Newspaper Is Dying (laughingsquid.com)
- Drat! Spiffing old words dying out – soz (telegraph.co.uk)