The end of drunk emailing
Gmail hold-outs have another reason to switch: now, Gmail isn’t just an email service–it’s a sober best friend, too. Google is instituting a program called Mail Goggles which will check your sobriety before you send an email by forcing you to solve simple math problems in one minute.
“When you enable Mail Goggles, it will check that you’re really sure you want to send that late night Friday email…By default, Mail Goggles is only active late night on the weekend as that is the time you’re most likely to need it…Hopefully Mail Goggles will prevent many of you out there from sending messages you wish you hadn’t.”
So now go come back inebriated from the Tombs at 3 AM and take comfort in the fact that you will not accidentally send an email to that guy you just met about how the vile comments written about him on Juicy Campus are an understatement.