Archive for May 15th, 2012
Lefty is moving to the Bay Area to start a new gig at Facebook – here is a guide I helped with in 1997, which should be called “Welcome to the Silicon Valley“. News flash: Nothing has changed; ironically, he’ll be working on the same campus Tom and I worked on when we were at Sun. We were all pretty proud when it was printed in Good Morning Silicon Valley, which really was the first thing everyone read in the morning.
Hilarious. I wonder if Nicholas Carlson wants his pinkie ring kissed, too? The less power you have, the more you squawk, and Nicholas Carlson squawks so very, very loudly.
Some fucking idiot named Ryan Jones uses my email address for his bills; today an email arrived from his gas supplier, which ended with this notice:
The information in this electronic mail communication (e-mail) contains confidential information, which is the property of the sender and may be protected by the attorney-client privilege and/or attorney work product doctrine. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorized by the sender. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, or distribution of the contents of this e-mail transmission or the taking or omission of any action in reliance thereon or pursuant thereto, is prohibited, and may be unlawful. If you received this e-mail in error, please notify us immediately of your receipt of this message by e-mail and destroy this communication, any attachments, and all copies thereof. Southwest Gas Corporation does not guarantee the privacy or security of information transmitted by facsimile (fax) or other unsecure electronic means (including e-mail). By choosing to send or receive information, including confidential or personal identifying information, via fax or unencrypted e-mail, you consent to accept any associated risk.
Thank you for your cooperation.
You know what? Bring it.
Hello RYAN JONES,
You have successfully submitted your payment.
Southwest Gas Account Number: 421-xxxxxxx-042
Date Submitted: 05/15/2012
Thank you for your business.
I went around and around with Santander earlier:
This is an automated message to notify you we posted a payment on your 2008CHEVROLE auto loan account yesterday in the amount of $655.00.
I do not have an account with you. Stop sending me emails about this account.
Thank you for your Web Submission.
For security reasons, we are unable to communicate financial information via e-mail. Please contact our toll free number at 1(888)222-4227 and we will be happy to answer your questions. Our hours of operation are Monday thru Friday 7am to 9pm CST. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Santander Consumer USA, Inc.
I am telling you that you are spreading customer financial information to people that are not your customers. that you do not care to fix this reflects poorly on your business.
Our records show that there are two names on the account. If you feel that this is incorrect please contact the Office of the President at 1(855)825-6667 and request an ID Theft Package so that we can investigate this matter for you.
Santander Consumer USA, Inc.
#1 worst CEO: Steve Ballmer. Some years ago I heard the gap between Microsoft’s market cap and what it would be had MSFT kept pace with the tech segment expressed in Enrons of destroyed shareholder value; it was two or three at the time, but I’m sure that’s up to a dozen Enrons at this point.