Why are you setting up a meeting with a stranger? Article is totally lacking motivation.
Let’s say you want to learn Vala language and you know someone on twitter or local meet-up group that is good at Vala and you want to meet him.
… really? Couldn’t you learn more from the whole Internet then from awkward coffee with one person?
This is for the salespeople that cold-email me and then re-email for ever at an interval of maybe 2 weeks. It has really picked up in the last 6 months or so. Some are actually interesting products, but I feel guilty if I actually respond to them blowing up my email.
I am sad such basic social skills are lacking in technically capable adults, but pleased someone is writing to correct that.