Friday: Interesting reads 08.10-08.16.13
I’ve been bookmarking (Pocket-ing) links for two weeks now, telling myself that I will eventually write up a post with some of my favorite articles. I think on Fridays, people get bored with work and need some items to pass the time. Here are some of my more interesting finds through the week:
- Cold brew coffee: Meh method moves many: One pro’s outlook on cold brew coffee and why companies keep packaging it.
- The importance of ritual, or, the most important thing most coffee pros never think about: Peter Giuliano’s reaction to the NYT article about food rituals.
- Baristas unite: The coffee economy and the future of jobs: Canadian outlook on the higher-tier service industry becoming the middle class.
- Tweet, Pin, Post, Text and Buy: The Role of Product Packaging in the Digital Marketplace: Packaging being the one standby of marketing that has not gone digital and its opportunity to become amplified by social media.
- Behind the Screens of Twitter’s Funniest Parody Accounts: Joke accounts have been a way for some people to find their career path.
- Wallhub: I don’t know what else to say except that I need this on my wall now.
- Iron Chef Morimoto teaming with Japonais: In which I figure out how much I’m willing to pay for sushi made by a celebrity chef.
- Burglars return stolen computers to nonprofit, leave apology note: Sexual assault clinic was burglarized and then items were returned with an apology. Heartwarming.
- Test Your Hearing With This Quick and Simple Experiment: In which I feel older than I’m told.
- Roommates App Aimed At Match-Making Takes On Chicago Stereotypes By Neighborhood (PHOTO): An interesting approach to finding a new roommate in Chicago.