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Are you sure you want to do this?

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The other day I wrote a stinking response to an unhelpful email from a colleague and then clicked ‘Send’. As I pressed ‘Send’, I realized that I had forgotten to remove the distribution list of the original email. It was too late and the stinker went to all 10 people whereas I had wanted only one person to get a piece of my mind. At that time, I wished the program had asked me, ‘Are you sure you want to send this message?’ There are several applications out there today that offer a bit of Socratic counseling at the end of an activity by asking of the user: Are you sure you want to do this?

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July 15, 2009 at 6:20 pm

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