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Email Is the Cockroach of Communication Mediums: You Just Can’t Kill It.

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email is the cockroach of communication mediums: you just can’t kill it.

“Despite my misgivings, email is the cockroach of communication mediums: you just can’t kill it. Email is the one method of online contact that almost everyone — at least for that subset of “everyone” which includes people who can bear to touch a computer at all — is guaranteed to have, and use.”

Coding Horror: So You’d Like to Send Some Email (Through Code)

(Good article on how to send e-mail that tries to signal validity.)