Pixel Envy

Written by Nick Heer.

Outbox is Stupid

Laura June, The Verge:

For $4.99 a month, you sign up online for an Outbox account (they also have apps), and then an Outbox employee comes to your house, picks up your mail, takes it back to Outbox HQ, opens it, scans it, and gives you access to it via your account.

Are you shitting me? As the very funny @NextTechBlog put it:

Why, At This Stage In The Cycle, It Seems Perfectly Reasonable To Let A VC-Backed Tech Startup Open All Your Mail

I’ll be keeping my eye out for that article.