Get a view of your life as seen by the metadata Gmail has on you

Discussion in 'Email Discussions' started by popowich, Jul 10, 2013.

  1. popowich

    popowich EQ Forum Admin Staff Member

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    This was interesting. It requires 3rd party (MIT) access to your Gmail account.

    https://immersion.media.mit.edu/

    There is an option to delete the data form their server once you've seen it.
     


  2. Big Dan

    Big Dan EQ Forum Moderator Staff Member

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    That is awesome. Kinda creepy but awesome.

    I would've never guess we emailed that much.
     

  3. popowich

    popowich EQ Forum Admin Staff Member

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    It doesn't associate my old email addresses with me.

    I think we "met" on vBFAQ and then ramped it up in 2007 with the sale of DiscussNY?

    I'm not sure how far back that VBFAQ history went. (the site is gone now?)

    Either way that's a lot of Big Dan! :)

    I did things backwards and moved from custom domain email to @gmail.com in 2009.

    Usually we recommend that people get their own domain name.

    I probably should have mapped a personal domain to Gmail long ago.
     
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    Big Dan EQ Forum Moderator Staff Member

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    You're right. It's more than 2.9 years ago that for sure. It's to much Big Dan for me too. :innocent:

    I know we've discussed this before but I just forward my domain based emails into Gmail. I have Gmail fetch my main domain based address via POP which isn't ideal. Gmail doesn't poll it regularly, there's times I won't see an email for 3 or 4 hours which really isn't good for business. I manually refresh if I'm expecting something.
     

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