Asides, Miscellaneous

Trial Run With Instant Messages

Trial run with instant messages. In the months since starting this blog, I have enjoyed engaging in conversation with people who write in, both in the comments and through private email — all the while rather surprised that anyone was even reading at all, let alone bothering to return. Since the conversation is in some sense the whole point, I thought it would be fun to try opening one more avenue of communication, through instant messages. An instant message link has been added to the right sidebar. I am hoping to keep it up for at least a little while, depending on how and how much it is used. Perhaps this is a bit of a risky move on the “world wide Internets,” and I have no idea how it will turn out — it really is just a trial run. In any case, clicking on the link will open a new window with a Google chat screen, but you do not need a Google account to use it. Please check first whether the status button is green or red.

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One thought on “Trial Run With Instant Messages

  1. cool idea. might need to institute this somewhere myself.

    d

    Posted by Doug | 13 June 2008, 8:27 am

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