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Delivery Hero – A large cardboard box

DHDear Delivery Hero,

I woke up with a strong craving for pizza this morning so I figured I’d go wild and try your internationally renowned food and beverage delivery service. A cheerful, user-friendly website and a lightning fast order confirmation made for a most enjoyable customer experience. Less than 20 minutes later the doorbell rang and I was greeted by a smiling delivery boy carrying a large cardboard box. Continue reading

Tinder – It’s a Match!

ThomasNinaDear Tinder,

Believe it or not, I have been a passionate devotee of your mobile matchmaking software since the commercialisation of the World Wide Web in the mid-90s. When it comes to code quality, speed, ease of use and entertainment factor, Tinder is second to none, as my late grand-uncle used to say. Continue reading

Sonim Technologies – We present The Sonim Text Message Jingle Song

Sonim XP1300 CoreDear Sonim Technologies,

I have never really been that good at keeping track of time, but based on the magnetic moment of the Moon I believe it has been roughly a year since I took the proverbial leap of faith and purchased the widely acclaimed IP-68 certified XP1300 Core. As a firefighter and seasoned outdoor enthusiast I had almost made peace with the idea that no phone on this planet was built just for me. Having previously owned thirteen (13!) mobile phones in just as many years, I cannot begin to tell you how satisfied I am with this remarkable device of unprecedented ruggedness.  Continue reading

Willie’s Cacao – Hacienda Las Trincheras

Willie's CacaoDear Willie, 

I have been a passionate advocate of your first-rate cacao products for as long as arctic foxes have walked the face of the planet. Hardly ever have I seen anyone use the words chocolate manufacturer and visionary in the same sentence, but you have successfully translated your revolutionary ideas into an astonishing array of miraculous flavours and textures, which I – along with thousands of other true chocolate aficionados – am ever so grateful for. Continue reading

WordPress – Dear Happiness Engineers

The Covington-Cincinnati Suspension BridgeDear Happiness Engineers,

There are online publishing platforms aplenty, none of which could ever hope to compete with the awe-inspiring beauty of WordPress. I originally came to this conclusion while attending the opening of the Covington-Cincinnati Suspension Bridge as far back as early January 1867. It was the year U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward purchased Alaska from the Russian Empire, marking a major turning point in arctic ice fishing history.

While I could dig deeper into the geography of Alaska and tell you about the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge or the formidable Aleutian Islands in the southwest, I would, for the sake of conciseness, rather return to my point, which is really a question.  Continue reading