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On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 1:04 PM, Anthony Ortiz <anthonypa...@gmail.com> wrote:Anthony, I'm very intrigued in working on this, as I've lately
> I am looking for serious collaborators on a project that promises to do to the Coffee Machine industry what Steve Jobs did to the smartphone industry. The coffee industry is a multi-billion dollar industry, but the current crop of machines are grossly overpriced and/or ecologically irresponsible. A barista machine capable of delivering a fine cup of coffee costs a whopping $11,000 and up, while less-expensive consumer-level devices deliver mediocre quality and use disposable coffee containers that add to our planets' waste management problems. Add to this the fact that our coffee machines aren't smart enough to have a cup of joe ready for us when we wake up in the morning, or unable to brew a cup at my command to my exact specifications as one would see in Star Trek. We have the ability to do all this, we just haven't bothered to put all the technology together to make it happen!
developed a bit of a following as a hardcore coffee brewing nerd on
Twitter and elsewhere, but did want to see if you've seen the Bunn
Trifecta (both $3000 commercial version and pared down $500 home
version) and the about-to-ship Behmor Brazen. These do quite a lot of
what you're looking to do. If only to compare to see what's already
out there that you may not be aware of.
Then, there's also the now-in-testing Steampunk brewer, similar to the
Feel free to ping me offlist re: this project!
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