KC Lemson

By KC Lemson [MS]

May, 2008

  • It's *information* overload, not email overload

    I am so tired of reading blog posts that point the finger at email and imply that the problem is that we have too much email and that the solution are other technology streams, 1:many communication, etc. Guess what folks, email has 1:many too, call them...
  • What contributes to information overload?

    Following on to my short rant yesterday , I wanted to share some information from a survey we did about a year ago. We surveyed ~1400 people[1] about their email management habits, how overloaded they felt, if they used conversation views, folders, filters...
  • Son following in geek mom & dad's footsteps

    That's right - Luke Skywalker. Or, as Jared describes it, "LUCK SKY WOKR". Not too freakin' bad for a four year old!   "An S the best I can try, R2D2, C3P0, TK-41, and Battle Droid"   "Lord Vader" (yes, he calls...
  • Application scalability

    Dare has some good points on the debate around the scalability of twitter , relating it to some similar challenges Exchange has faced over the years. Another related issue is that in a single-instance model where you have a pointer to the content, this...
  • ....so, what's the difference, exactly?

    Saw this recently on a web signup form and it took me several seconds to figure out that it wasn't a mistake that the same thing got listed twice:
  • $#%%#$%

    I can't wait until the law against using cellphones while driving goes into effect in Washington state. Tomorrow is Mother's day. It was also a day on which I was planning to run my first half-marathon , which I have been training for for months . Yesterday...