Posts filed under “Technology”

Pour-Over: Smart, Artisinal Coffee Machine

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From Poppy

 

Hey! You kids at Poppy! You don’t understand what you have here, so let me bring you up to speed:

Nobody cares that this machine is “carefully handcrafted in San Francisco” or that it automatically reorders coffee filters.

It’s simply a gorgeous looking, single cup brewing fully automatic pour-over coffee maker. Try marketing it as a fantastic single cup coffee maker, one that allows people to get rid of their crappy K-Cup units.  (Get me one of these, pronto!)

 

 

 

Previously:

Your Coffee Sucks! (April 25, 2004)

Capresso 465 CoffeeTeam  (December 19th, 2011)

Breville BDC600XL YouBrew Drip Coffee Maker  (TBP Holiday Shopping Ideas November 28th, 2012)

 

 

Category: Food and Drink, Technology

The Strange Things People Google in Every State

Source: WonkBlog

Category: Consumer Spending, Technology

60 Minutes: Modern life’s devices under China’s grip?

From smartphones to cars and defense missiles, modern U.S. life depends on rare earth elements but China dominates the industry

Modern life’s devices under China’s grip?

Source: 60 Minutes

 

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Category: Science, Technology, Video

Life Happens While You’re Not Paying Attention

Kind of like the Supreme Court. You vote for some guy who says he’ll lower your taxes, but the truth is this President gets to appoint a Supreme Court justice who serves for life and when a case comes up long after the exec is gone, you find out that the court is tilted in…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Technology, Think Tank

Online Shopping Trends

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Category: Consumer Spending, Digital Media, Retail, Technology, Web/Tech

Scott Galloway on The Four Horsemen: Amazon/Apple/Facebook & Google

Many factors come into play when you want to win a horserace. Next to the fastest horse, there’s a need for the best team, perfect daily condition, an extraordinary rider and sometimes also a big bunch of luck. Passionate trademark analyst and L2 founder Scott Galloway will calling out for us the rates of Amazon, Apple, Facebook & Google.

 

 

Hat tip Laura

Category: Technology, Video

Will That New Product Be a Success?

Regarding that Apple Watch . . .   via xkcd

Category: Humor, Technology, Venture Capital

Flowchart: Which Apple Watch is For You?

click for full size graphic Source: Re/Code

Category: Humor, Technology

Late to the Party Again: Apple Gets Added to the Dow

I want to address the addition of Apple to the Dow Jones Industrial Average, so we have to get a few things out of the way up front. The venerable Dow isn’t really all that important. It began life on May 26, 1896, but in the last 30 or so years, it has faded in…Read More

Category: Index/ETFs, Investing, Really, really bad calls, Technology

Ex Machina | A24

What will happen if I fail your test? Ex Machina | Official Trailer HD | A24 RELEASE DATE: April 10, 2015 Visit Ex Machina WEBSITE: http://bit.ly/ExMachinaMovie Follow Ex Machina on TWITTER: http://bit.ly/ExMachinaTwt

Category: Film, Technology