Friday night my phone rang. I’d given my phone number to the kids who I was planning on visiting Saturday. Up until then I’d artfully avoided giving my 134 Elementary School students my cell number, but the jig was up on a solo home visit. 399 more words
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I was very annoyed when Mike tried calling me this afternoon when I’d already said I was leaving at some point. If he thinks he doesn’t appreciate my not answering the phone, *I* don’t appreciate people trying to call me when I’m in the zone! 202 more words
This isn’t going to be about efficiency. Sometimes the phone is a more efficient way to communicate than e-mail, and sometimes it isn’t. If two people leave a dozen messages on each other’s voice mail, that’s a lot less efficient than sending a single e-mail and reading a reply to it. 42 more words
I was reading a Lifehacker article last week that said:
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“Many IVR (interactive voice response) systems are programmed to recognize key words. Among those keywords are frequently a list of swear words, like the FCC’s dirty 7.