I Freed Myself From E-Mail’s Grip by Luis Suarez, N.Y. TimesBy now, just about everybody knows about email's blessing and curse. The author's attempt at getting away from the black hole effect of it, through the use of social networking tools, is an intriguing one. Of course, he seems to have benefitted from those in IBM management that saw the potential and gave it, and him, the leeway that such a test of change required. Anyway, I've offered it up to my higher-ups as a possible one for our organization. We'll see what it brings.