I’m a parent

I also read a lot about parenting. Not really how-to stuff so much as research and interesting things for parents to know. My friend Pramit and I launched an email newsletter for parents that you might enjoy if you’re a parent. It’s called Outcome Unknown. If you like the latest newsletter, feel free to subscribe. It’s 3-5 links per week delivered to your inbox, spam-free of course.

Don’t write email that people can respond to.

If you ask questions in an email, people will respond. If you don’t answer their questions, they’ll ask again. If you write charming email, they will want more. Don’t do those things. Write an email that is impossible to respond to. Answer every question. Tie up every loose end. Write a complete and completely un-respondable email.

FastMail’s servers are in the US: what this means for you | FastMail Weblog

FastMail’s servers are in the US: what this means for you | FastMail Weblog

Crypto experts blast German e-mail providers’ “secure data storage” claim | Ars Technica

Crypto experts blast German e-mail providers’ “secure data storage” claim | Ars Technica

On Chasing the Right “Zero”

merlin:

Put to best use, Inbox Zero is merely a philosophical practice of learning to be parsimonious about which and how many inputs we allow into into our lives—and, then, to responsibly but mindfully tend to those inputs in a way that is never allowed to hinder our personal commitment to doing the work that really matters to us.

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BUS YOUR OWN TRAY: On the Virtue of Brevity in Email

BUS YOUR OWN TRAY: On the Virtue of Brevity in Email