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Mailing Lists Digests in Infoxication Age Olga Revilla Itakora.com
Mailing list digests? <ul><li>Recopilation of emails sent to a mailing list. </li></ul><ul><li>You receive 1 only mail wit...
A normal day at  [email_address]   <ul><ul><li>“ Iai-Members Digest, Vol 33, Issue 18 ” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>73 mess...
MS-Word Pages Words
These digests & My opinion  about them
Why are they soooooo long? <ul><li>Many people contributed to the list   </li></ul><ul><li>Many useless words received  ...
Statistics <ul><li>Digest total = 24.642 words </li></ul>Index Instructions Real emails Replied email (not quotes)
Let’s do the laundry!
Instructions <ul><li>Why not an only hiperlink to them? </li></ul>Read help and instructions on this list 61 words    7 w...
Index <ul><li>Why not grouping email by subject? </li></ul>507 words    258 words
Replied email (not quotes) 12.478 words    0 words
Real email Head Body Signatures  (contact info, legal advices and so on)
Real email. Head Euro IA Jam Session Olga Revilla : …. Ariel  Guersenzvaig : .... Louis Rosenfeld : .... ---------- Mensaj...
Real email. Signature Euro IA Jam Session Olga Revilla : …. Ariel  Guersenzvaig : .... Louis Rosenfeld : .... Olga Revilla...
Real email.  Head & signature only on request Euro IA Jam Session Olga Revilla : …. Ariel  Guersenzvaig : .... Louis Rosen...
Let’s hang the laundry
MS-Word Pages Words
2/3 of words are useless  =  2/3 less of words out of first  eyesight =  100% noise reducted  ?
Still some challenges... <ul><li>30 Word pages </li></ul><ul><li>How to do it plain text? </li></ul><ul><li>Notify there a...
Programmer’s of the world:  don’t let the penguin suffer so more
Thank you for your attention <ul><li>Olga Revilla </li></ul><ul><li>Itakora.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></u...
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These are my slides for the Jam Session at the EuroIA 2008. Just a proposal to kill the noise at mailing list digest.

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  1. 1. Mailing Lists Digests in Infoxication Age Olga Revilla Itakora.com
  2. 2. Mailing list digests? <ul><li>Recopilation of emails sent to a mailing list. </li></ul><ul><li>You receive 1 only mail with all the mails sent that day. </li></ul><ul><li>Mailing lists you will probably know and participate: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cadius. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IAI List. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo Groups. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Groups. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>... </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. A normal day at [email_address] <ul><ul><li>“ Iai-Members Digest, Vol 33, Issue 18 ” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>73 messages that are equivalent to... </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. MS-Word Pages Words
  5. 5. These digests & My opinion about them
  6. 6. Why are they soooooo long? <ul><li>Many people contributed to the list  </li></ul><ul><li>Many useless words received  </li></ul>
  7. 7. Statistics <ul><li>Digest total = 24.642 words </li></ul>Index Instructions Real emails Replied email (not quotes)
  8. 8. Let’s do the laundry!
  9. 9. Instructions <ul><li>Why not an only hiperlink to them? </li></ul>Read help and instructions on this list 61 words  7 words
  10. 10. Index <ul><li>Why not grouping email by subject? </li></ul>507 words  258 words
  11. 11. Replied email (not quotes) 12.478 words  0 words
  12. 12. Real email Head Body Signatures (contact info, legal advices and so on)
  13. 13. Real email. Head Euro IA Jam Session Olga Revilla : …. Ariel Guersenzvaig : .... Louis Rosenfeld : .... ---------- Mensaje reenviado ---------- From: Olga Revilla (itakora@gmail.com) To: iai-members@lists.iainstitute.org Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2008 17:42:22 +0000 Subject: Euro IA Jam Session
  14. 14. Real email. Signature Euro IA Jam Session Olga Revilla : …. Ariel Guersenzvaig : .... Louis Rosenfeld : .... Olga Revilla. [email_address] Itakora.com Contact Phone: XXXXXX Messenger: XXXXXXX CONFIDENTIALITY STATEMENT. The information contained in this e-mail message, including attachments, is the confidential information of, and/or is the property of, Vanguard. The information is intended for use solely by the individual or entity named in the message. If you are not an intended recipient or you received this in error, then any review, printing, copying, or distribution of any such information is prohibited, and please notify the sender immediately by reply e-mail and then delete this e-mail from your system.
  15. 15. Real email. Head & signature only on request Euro IA Jam Session Olga Revilla : …. Ariel Guersenzvaig : .... Louis Rosenfeld : Date:  Tue, 16 Sep 2008 13:13:41 -0700 (PDT) Email: itakora @ gmail .com Signature: Olga Revilla. [email_address] Itakora.com Contact Phone: XXXXXX Messenger: XXXXXXX CONFIDENTIALITY STATEMENT. The information contained in this e-mail message, including attachments, is the confidential information of, and/or is the property of, Vanguard. The information is intended for use solely by the individual or entity named in the message. If you are not an intended recipient or you received this in error, then any review, printing, copying, or distribution of any such information is prohibited, and please notify the sender immediately by reply e-mail and then delete this e-mail from your system.
  16. 16. Let’s hang the laundry
  17. 17. MS-Word Pages Words
  18. 18. 2/3 of words are useless = 2/3 less of words out of first eyesight = 100% noise reducted ?
  19. 19. Still some challenges... <ul><li>30 Word pages </li></ul><ul><li>How to do it plain text? </li></ul><ul><li>Notify there are previous emails on this subject </li></ul>
  20. 20. Programmer’s of the world: don’t let the penguin suffer so more
  21. 21. Thank you for your attention <ul><li>Olga Revilla </li></ul><ul><li>Itakora.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>Images from yetisports.org
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