1998 Resolutions for Folks on the Net

  • Stop neglecting children; at least learn their names and birthdays
  • Stop circulating the “Good Times Virus” and “Join the Crew” e-mail
  • Read all of the mail from all of the lists I have subscribed to
  • Limit my subscriptions of lists to a maximum of fifty
  • Back-up 4 gig hard drive weekly; well, maybe at least monthly
  • Not rush to any ftp site as soon as I hear of a new Beta
  • Insist that all “ten best” lists be strictly limited to ten
  • Not buy magazines with AOL disks just to get another 1.44MB disk
  • Answer Snail Mail with the same enthusiasm & promptness as e-mail
  • Spend less than two hours a day on the Web; on new sites anyway
  • Try the e-mail version of the Mrs. Fields cookie recipe
  • Promise when I hear “Where do you want to go today?”, I won’t laugh
  • Think of a password other than “password” to use on web sites
  • Never “throw” another snowball via e-mail; at least not ’til next year