Thursday, October 09, 2008

Anticipated Regret, Commitment Devices and the Email "Breathalyser"

Gmail are launching a new Labs feature called "Mail Goggles". It is designed to check that one is really sure about "that late night Friday email". The feature makes one solve a few simple math problems after clicking "send". This is intended to verify that one is "in the right state of mind".

Read more here on the Gmail blog.

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