Eight years of email stats, pass 1

“To kick things off, I’ve got a huge email archive. I started emailing in the early ArpaNet days, around 1972, and haven’t stopped since. My archive has been extremely thorough for at least the past 12 years (and, in case you think I’m nuts for keeping all of these, my actual regret from a scientific/archive perspective is that I don’t have the earlier ones too!). Why? Let’s just say that one day I planned to do an analysis of it all… types of mails, social networks, the whole works. But things got a little out of hand…. (anyone lookin’ for some data, give me a shout… but first read on)…”