How Restaurants Are Using Technology to Deliver Better Customer Service – Forbes.
“Consumers want to see the new technology they use integrated into their dining experience, a new study from Technomic on consumer-facing technology shows, especially if it will speed up the process of getting their meal or paying their bill.”
- Mobile Ordering
- iPad Order Kiosks
- Facebook Ordering
- Tabletop E-waiter & Checkout
- Digital Menuboards & Smarphones
- Games while-u-wait
- Online Coupons
A Smart Tattoo For Medical Sensing And Athletic Performance | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation.
“Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, and University of Toronto have come up with a lightweight, transferable tattoo that easily sticks to the skin, and barely troubles the wearer. Inside are a set of ion-selective electrodes that register the pH or salt levels of the skin, as well as traces of potassium, sodium, and magnesium.”
BioLite camp stove review | Digital Trends.
The BioLite CampStove works by using thermoelectric technology. A thermoelectric generator converts the heat from the fire into electricity, allowing users to power most things that connect via USB while boiling water or cooking a meal. This would have been a lifesaver in areas hit hard by Superstorm Sandy. Click above to see product review on Digital Trends.
Four Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Sam Adams | Fox Small Business Center.
“When I started, the economy was just coming out of a recession and no one knew were the American economy was going. It’s very similar to what’s happening today. But I believe there is always a place in this economy for a great product, made by passionate people, who don’t do a lot of dumb things in business.” – Jim Koch, The Boston Beer Company
- Be patient: “it me took almost 12 years before Sam Adams was all over the U.S”
- Protect your seed money: “all we had were two car phones, and all of our accounting was done in shoe boxes”
- Do what you love: “passion sustains”
- Put your product first: “be the best at what you are doing”