Gmail Unveils Mail Goggles

I had to check and make sure the calendar wasn’t nearing April 1st when I first read about Google’s Mail Goggles. It seems like such a silly idea that I figured someone was just messing with me. I seem to be wrong, though. Mail Goggles is a new feature designed to keep you from sending emails in a drunken state of anger. When you enable Mail Goggles, which is only available during late weekend nights, you’ll have to answer a series of simple math problems before you can send your email. It sounds like something out of a sci-fi novel but it’s for real.

This nifty little feature was designed by Google’s Jon Perlow, so if any thanks is due, he deserves it. I like the idea of Mail Goggles due to the fact that I tend to drunk email once in awhile. If only my phone had the same features…


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