Everyone Hates Email, and Other Industry News

Our weekly roundup of workplace news from around the web.

Photo by Jonathan Elderfield/Liaison via nymag.com.
Photo by Jonathan Elderfield/Liaison via nymag.com.
  • “News broke over the weekend that Ray Tomlinson, widely credited as the inventor of email, had passed away at the age of 74,” writes Brian Feldman for New York Magazine. “Tomlinson was the prime mover in the creation of a communication system that is still central to billions of peoples’ lives, and has been — correctly — praised as a genius. Which is a bit odd given how his invention has generally been talked about.”
  • Shape gets on the workplace train with a recent article exploring workplace wellness initiatives.
  • The president of Petco shares details about the company’s new San Diego HQ with the New York Times. Unsurprisingly, a third of employees bring their pets to work: “The animals become part of our routine,” he said. “We think it adds to the environment, and it’s a definite draw in recruiting.”
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