We keep being told that email is unproductive and there are better ways to communicate productively. For example Justin Rosenstein, the co-founder of Asana a productivity software startup says: "Email has become a counter-productivity tool." However, an interesting article in the Atlantic Monthly puts all these sales pitches in their place. Email is a great tool, possible the best thing about the Internet!
from The Universal Machine http://universal-machine.blogspot.com/