Tag Archives for Starbucks Corporation

Facebook’s Many Faces

The other day I found myself in a restaurant in northern Japan explaining to a South Korean acquaintance of less than a day how I divided my social networks up. LinkedIn, I said, was for people I needed to know, … Continue reading

08. August 2012 by jeremy
Categories: BBC, Internet life, Networks | Tags: , , , , , , | 3 comments

Podcast: The Starbucks Effect

The BBC World Service Business Daily version of my piece on  why we do all our work in Starbucks.  (The Business Daily podcast is here; the original piece is here.)   Loose Wireless 110413 To listen to Business Daily on the radio, tune … Continue reading

14. April 2011 by jeremy
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Why We Work in Starbucks

(this is a copy of my Loose Wire Service column, syndicated to newspapers; hence no links.) By Jeremy Wagstaff Why do we work in Starbucks? It’s a question I ask myself every day, because I usually find myself in one … Continue reading

11. April 2011 by jeremy
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Concentration in the Public Space

By Jeremy Wagstaff Why do we work in Starbucks? It’s a question I ask myself every day, because I usually find myself in one at least once. This despite having an excellent home office replete with cappucino machine, music, ergonomic … Continue reading

04. April 2011 by jeremy
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Social Netquirks

Each social network has its quirk. I want to fix them. Here’s how. Skype, for example, won’t let you be invisible to certain people. You’re either visible to all your buddies, or none at all. So if you have a … Continue reading

08. December 2009 by jeremy
Categories: Networks | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

Ritual: The Forgotten Sweet Spot of Old Media

Lifehacker just pointed to a four-year old entry on how to fold a newspaper: Real Simple magazine has an old but good step-by-step guide to folding an unwieldy broadsheet newspaper for easy reading on the go. It’s really just a … Continue reading

07. July 2008 by jeremy
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Power to the Consumer. (Is That All?)

Jan Chipchase, roving Nokia researcher, as ever inspires and provokes with this piece on the psychology of the coffee cup: This Akasaka coffee shop includes a row of accessible power sockets (running a long the edge of the window) primarily … Continue reading

24. March 2008 by jeremy
Categories: E-commerce, Innovation, Internet life, Productivity | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

Welcome to Setarbak

Not sure who to credit for this one. Let me know if it’s you.  Not sure where this originates, but it’s doing the rounds. A terrible example of Indonesia’s rampant property rights abuse, or a reflection of Indonesian-ness? (For non-Bahasa … Continue reading

01. September 2007 by jeremy
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My Starbucks, My Love

I love the Starbucks at Jakarta’s International Airport, and it saddens me I won’t be frequenting it all that much from now on. Today when I grabbed my favourite slot near the entrance (only one with a power outlet, away … Continue reading

03. April 2005 by jeremy
Categories: Wi Fi | Tags: , , , , | 3 comments

Starbucks Comes To Tsunami-hit Aceh

Indonesians don’t have much time for trademarks, copyright and all that kind of thing, but they do have a great sense of humour and a resilience that inspires. Here’s a new cafe that has just opened for business near the … Continue reading

23. February 2005 by jeremy
Categories: Non-tech, Wi Fi | Tags: , , , , , | 2 comments

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