Deep inside a long email thread I am having with my co-workers (yes I am now seeing university research as a "job"), somebody wrote the following sentence to somebody else: "Please join us on Monday at 9:30."
And lo and behold, GMail puts the following suggestion on the sidebar:
Would you like to...
Add to calendar
Mon Oct 6, 2008 9:30am
It feels like Microsoft's Clippy, except a thousand times more sophisticated and useful. (Even though I don't use the GMail calendar.)
By the way, that would be tomorrow morning at 9:30am when I give a long presentation to a leading Israeli defense contractor about the device I've been developing. Wish me luck...
UPDATE: My part, at least, of the presentation went quite well. Whew.