Tag Archives: App-etizing

‘Not Hotdog’ and 7 Other Hyperspecific (Surprisingly Real) Food Apps

Source: Grub Street NY

This week’s Silicon Valley saw two characters, Erlich Bachman and Jian Yang, luck into the creation of an app that can identify whether an object is a hot dog, or not a hot dog. Funnily, an official version of that app, called Not Hotdog, is now …

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Why Technology Hasn’t Really Made It Any Easier to Reserve Restaurant Tables

Source: Grub Street NY


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Smartphones and digital networks have made many wonderful things possible. The ability to quickly and consistently reserve a table at a brand-new restaurant like Cosme or Dirty French is not yet among them. But people keep trying to crack that nut. The latest entrant to the fray is called Reserve, and as you’d guess from the name, it allows users to request restaurant reservations within a certain time frame, at which point they see a list of places where a table might be available. The app can also handle payment ...

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