Gmail announced that desktop users will soon be able to turn off Smart Reply, the slightly creepy way of using AI to suggest replies. Mobile users can already disable this option in their Gmail account settings).
The option to disable this feature, although welcome to many, may fall on deaf ears to others. It turns out Smart Reply is quite popular. According to the Wall Street Journal, Smart Reply is responsible for 10% of all Gmail responses.
To Turn Off/On Smart Reply
in Gmail, click Settings.
Select Gmail account (if you have multiple accounts you’ll need to repeat for each).
Scroll down to Smart Reply and select/deselect as preferred.
The Defense Department’s Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (or JEDI for short) pits cloud vendors Amazon,Oracle, Microsoft and the like in a $10 billion bidding war to be the DoD’s sole cloud solution.
The new iPhone models were debuted during yesterday’s Apple event.
In addition to the entry-level iPhone R, there are 2 variants of the iPhone XS (pronounced Ten-S, like the sport, not excess like, well, most anyone who feels a need to get the latest greatest iPhone). The major cellular providers are taking pre-orders and the models are expected in store by Sept 21.
The Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer is going electric and coming to Silicon Valley. Harley-Davidson announced it will open an R&D Center in the Bay Area by the end year’s end, to support its commitment to building electric vehicles.
I still haven’t found a good onomatopoeia for the sound of an e-bike. Your thoughts?
Because who couldn’t benefit from a moment of pause?
If you’d like to delay your email delivery by 5 minutes, create this Outlook rule. The message will sit in your Outbox for the specified length of time, giving you the necessary time to re-open and, if so warranted, edit the item before re-sending.
Setting a Send Delay Rule in Outlook
On the Home Tab click Rules and select Manage Rules & Alerts.
Click New Rule. The Rules Wizard Dialog appears.
At the bottom of Step 1: Select a template area, click Apply rule on messages I send, then click Next. The dialog will advance to Step 1: Select conditions.
Click Next. A message appears; “This rule will be applied to every message you send. Is this correct?” Click Yes to confirm.
In the Step 1: Select action(s) area, check defer deliver by a number of minutes.
In the Step 2: Edit the rule description area, click a number of, enter the delay (e.g., 5), then click OK.
Click Next. The dialog will advance to Step 1: Select exceptions. Click Next.
In the Step 1: Specify a name for this rule, enter a name (e.g., “Send in 5 minutes”)