Has Anyone Resigned From aSmallWorld Yet?

A friend pointed me to aSmallWorld, the networking site that will only take members invited by other members (my friend wasn’t a member.) I can understand the benefits of this (I have hundreds of contacts on LinkedIn but know about two of them) but it was the service’s blurb that amused me — I can’t …

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The Etiquette Of Gmail Invitations

What’s the etiquette of handing out invitations to Gmail, Google’s (so far) free e-mail service? Do you hand them out willy-nilly, unafraid of offending someone’s coolness by suggesting they’re not hip enough to already have one, or have been offered one, themselves? Do you tentatively send them an e-mail first, checking whether they’re already hooked …

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