Thursday, March 12, 2015

Slack, the Office Messaging App That May Finally Sink Email - NYTimes.com

A sign of the communication/messaging times

"Yet despite email’s admirable endurance, it’s possible to envision a future in which email — remarkably — is supplanted by new tools that allow people to collaborate in big groups and force upon companies the sort of radical information transparency that many in the tech industry, at least, believe is essential. The best example of that new sort of communication system comes from Slack, a start-up in San Francisco. It looks similar to several other group chat apps you’ve used before — think AOL Instant Messenger or the nerdier Internet Relay Chat, better known by its initials, IRC."
Slack, the Office Messaging App That May Finally Sink Email - NYTimes.com
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