Dear G-mail, thanks for halting my drunk e-mailing

This week, Google introduced Mail Goggles. They announced it on the official blog. Here’s what it does:

“When you enable Mail Goggles, it will check that you’re really sure you want to send that late night Friday email. And what better way to check than by making you solve a few simple math problems after you click send to verify you’re in the right state of mind?”

This is a really good example of a company doing something that plays to people’s amusement and interest…which resulted in some widespread press coverage. My only problem is that I don’t know how well I’d fair at the math problems while I’m stone cold sober.

For you text messagers, try LG’s cell phone with a breathalyzer installed, as told in the CNET post.

Umm...let me open my iPhone calculator app

Umm...let me open my iPhone calculator app