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Remembering an Era: The Automat

by Steven Doyle

Horn & Hardart was once the world’s largest restaurant chain, serving 750,000 people a day. What was once considered high-tech is actually from an era long past, filled with rich romantacism. 572 more words


... See What Happens [#economics][#substitution]...

.. the folks in San Francisco raised the minimum wage up to $15 / hour . So what do you think would happen ? … Technology is substituted for human capital … 82 more words

Personal Opinion

This Might Not Work Out So Good

We’ve all heard by now that the fast food industry has responded to the push for a higher minimum wage by starting to roll out self-orderkiosks. 92 more words

Day 20: Ponferrada to La Faba

We left Ponferrada in time to arrive in Villafranco de Bierzo by mid morning. After a quick tortilla de patata and coffee, we hit the streets for an abridged walking tour conducted by an overly caffeinated Mikey for the benefit of a shivering Frank. 457 more words

Stage 2

Link Buffet: More than just a pretty plate

Apropos of our nostalgic stroll among the art and culture of the mid-20th century (where we got up close with Thiebaud), a friend reminded me that… 431 more words

Link Buffet