Editors' note, August 14, 2012: Sharon Vaknin just posted about Google's Account Chooser update that makes this even easier. They're still rolling it out, but it's easy to opt in to the service. Check it out!
Maybe we want to keep our work and social lives separate. Maybe we want to maintain multiple online identities (for perfectly legitimate reasons). Maybe we just like to confuse our friends.
There are plenty of reasons to keep multiple Gmail accounts, but until quite recently, our only option to keep them open simultaneously was to keep them in separate … Read more