The Weekly Stripe — 09.08.19
This week's articles are all about collaboration and communication - synchronous and asynchronous, online and offline. And that medium we love to hate: email.
Cal Newport delves into the merits of synchronous versus asynchronous collaboration, and asks whether we will look back on email as a blip in the history of workplace communication.
David Sipress excels at capturing our love/hate relationship with email and the tragicomic side of asynchronous collaboration technologies in this New Yorker cartoon.
Much like blogs provided a platform for people to hone their writing skills and share their holiday photos, TinyLetter helps budding writers and critics land their opinions directly into our inboxes, with the increasingly popular email newsletter.
The personal is political. And email newsletters are feminist. Or are they?
Collaboration is not a solely human endeavour – but could it ever be mastered by machines? Researchers are trying to “debug interaction”, starting with a game.