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The tyranny of email

John Freeman

The tyranny of email

the four-thousand-year journey to your inbox

by John Freeman

  • 208 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electronic mail systems,
  • Business communication,
  • Interpersonal communication

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Freeman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE7551 .F74 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23655506M
    ISBN 109781416576730
    LC Control Number2009032087

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Put down your smart phone and consider the cincinnatiblackhistory.comed on: January 11, The Tyranny of Email () is about the rise and unprecedented power of email as a form of communication, and the profound effect it has on our lives. We have more access to communication now than at any other time in history; but not everything about email is positive.

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You are in charge of your email–not the other way.