Jacob Kaplan-Moss

5 items tagged “mail”

📌 The Annals of Improbable Research: Postal Experiments

“Having long been genuine admirers of the United States Postal Service (USPS), which gives amazingly reliable service especially compared with many other countries, our team of investigators decided to test the delivery limits of this immense system. We knew that an item, say, a saucepan, normally would be in a package because of USPS concerns of entanglement in their automated machinery. But what if the item were not wrapped? How patient are postal employees? How honest? How sentimental? In short, how eccentric a behavior on the part of the sender would still result in successful mail delivery?” #

📌 Earth Class Mail

Basically an online P.O. box; they’ll scan & shred mail sent to a snail mail address. Kinda expensive, but sounds awesome. #

📌 Python Goodies

smtpd.py -- if it’s good enough for Guido, it’s good enough for me. #

📌 Mark Lyon's GMail Loader (GML) - Import Your Mail into GMail #
📌 Attachment Scanner Plugin for Mail.app

Notices when you’ve talked about an attachment but not actually given one. #