personal letters

personal letters

Offline: the mailbox revisited

AOL's Alto adds visual organization to e-mail

www.pcworld.com
Attempting to stay relevant in a world where even Yahoo! gets more press, AOL on Thursday launched the beta version of its new cloud-based e-mail management tool, Alto. Alto won't replace Gmail, Yahoo!, AOL, or any other e-mail services. Instead, the free HTML 5-based client manages your existing accounts...
AOL's Alto adds visual organization to e-mail

Winston Churchill archive made available online

www.guardian.co.uk
Nearly a million documents, including drafts of famous war speeches and cigar bills, have been digitisedNearly a million documents that make up Winston Churchill's archive, ranging from school reports, drafts of his famous wartime speeches, to cigar bills, have been made instantly accessible to students, historians, and even politicians looking...
Winston Churchill archive made available online

TNW Pick of the Day: Lettrs turns your iPhone into a personal writing desk, transcriber and post office

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I don’t know about you, but I can count the number of times I pick up a pen each week on, maybe, 3 fingers. Birthday cards, signatures and perhaps the odd calendar reminder on the front of my fridge – that’s it. Everything else is keyboard-based. Handwriting is a dying...
TNW Pick of the Day: Lettrs turns your iPhone into a personal writing desk, transcriber and post office
Google Cultural Institute Adds 42 Exhibitions: Brings Stories Of D-Day, Apartheid, Holocaust Online

The reaction to Viva Brother's break-up proves we love being part of a mob

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Viva Brother's split and Samantha Brick's Daily Mail article provoked torrents of abuse. Why? Can't we separate a person's worth from the quality of their workIt's a commonplace in consideration of art: separate the work from the person. Larkin's poetry is not diminished by the racist, sexist content of his...
The reaction to Viva Brother's break-up proves we love being part of a mob
Google's Cultural Institute brings history to life with online series of narrative exhibitions (Video)

Finland postal service to launch “Open, Scan and Email” trial

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Finland’s postal service, Itella,  is to trial a new service which will see traditionally mailed letters opened and their contents scanned and emailed to recipients.The new system will initially operate on a voluntary basis only and is part of a drive to reduce CO2 emissions and cut staffing costs across...
Finland postal service to launch “Open, Scan and Email” trial
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