Category: letter

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Dear CVS CEO: I wouldn’t give up on ApplePay just yet

[This letter was emailed to CVS Caremark CEO Larry Merlo this morning.] Dear Mr. Merlo, According to sources, you’re looking to build a system that allows you to circumvent credit card processing fees. I’m not a betting man, but I promise you that your solution will do no more than waste your company’s time, and money. Over the rest of this letter, I’ll try...




Dear Blackberry: Don’t Be Stupid

Periodically I will write open letters to tech companies, usually chastising them for interface, or some form of glitch. Now I write to Blackberry to chastise them for a marketing mistake, which really could be corrected. Now, here’s my letter: Dear Blackberry, Rumor has it you’re releasing BBM for iPhone and Android on September 20th. You know what else is being released on September...




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Dear Person Who “Likes” Everything…

Dear Person who “likes” everything on Facebook, To be honest, I can’t quite remember why or how I became “friends” with you, but I beg of you to please stop everything. Your likes flood my news feed. My phone buzzes like a constant massage as everything I post is followed instantly by a notification of your approval. I appreciate that you like what I...




An Open Letter to Youtube: Are you f#@king Stupid?

Dear Youtube Staff, Today you released the redesign of Youtube and you did it without listening to your customers. Are you deaf? You showed users these changes for months through Cosmic Panda and for months the feedback has been negative. On the blog post where You announced the new channel design most of the commenters didn’t like it or the channel design. Here’s a...