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Dinner Party Panic? Kitchen Surfers to the Rescue: Video - Bloomberg - http://www.bloomberg.com/video...
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Meet Stephen Muscarella: Reclaimed wood creations The folks at CustomMade just put up a nice feature on my brother and the things he’s been building. - http://christmasgorilla.com/post...
Meet Stephen Muscarella: Reclaimed wood creations
 
The folks at CustomMade just put up a nice feature on my brother and the things he’s been building.
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Let us not kid ourselves,” Professor Vladimir Nabokov reminds us. “Let us remember that literature is of no practical value whatsoever. … ” But practical value isn’t the only kind of value. Ours is a mixed economy, with the gift economy of the arts existing (if not exactly flourishing) within the inhospitable conditions of a market economy, like... - http://christmasgorilla.com/post...
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22 Hours in Balthazar - Willy Staley, NY Times: Over the course of what I will be repeatedly told is a slow day, 1,247 people will eat here. (Normally, it’s about 1,500.) But within a narrow range, Balthazar knows how many people will come through its doors every single day of the week, and it can predict roughly what it will sell during every... - http://christmasgorilla.com/post...
22 Hours in Balthazar - Willy Staley, NY Times:
 Over the course of what I will be repeatedly told is a slow day, 1,247 people will eat here. (Normally, it’s about 1,500.) But within a narrow range, Balthazar knows how many people will come through its doors every single day of the week, and it can predict roughly what it will sell during every meal. It mass-produces high-quality food and pushes it out to customers, and its production numbers are as predictable as the system that churns out the food itself. Just about everyone who works at Balthazar calls it a machine.
 Roughly one in 10 people who enter Balthazar orders the steak frites. It is far and away the restaurant’s best-selling dish, and Balthazar can sell as many as 200 on a busy day. A plate of steak and potatoes requires a tremendous input of labor if you’re going to charge $38 for it. At a smaller restaurant, cooks are typically responsible for setting up their own mise-en-place — preparing food for their stations — before each service begins, but at Balthazar, things are necessarily more atomized. The fries, for example, go through numerous steps of prep, done by a few different people, before they wind up on a plate. 
Balthazar changed downtown dining in the late 90s and pushing twenty years old, it’s become a New York institution. This is a great look into how a service business can stay at the top of it’s game.
My working theory is that consumer [startup] ideas are both art and engineering. The art component either takes in the mind of the consumer or it doesn’t. Like movies or music, sort of. Lots of great engineering teams can’t get the art to work with high probability, and even the great consumer internet artists swing and miss as often as they hit... - http://christmasgorilla.com/post...
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Bunkers filled with sand and art. Ft. Tilden, 2013 - http://christmasgorilla.com/post...
Bunkers filled with sand and art.
 
Ft. Tilden, 2013
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Louis C.K.'s Explanation of Why He Hates Smartphones Is Sad, Brilliant - http://gawker.com/louis-c...
You need to build an ability to just be yourself and not be doing something. That’s what the phones are taking away, is the ability to just sit there. That’s being a person. Because underneath everything in your life there is that thing, that empty—forever empty. That knowledge that it’s all for nothing and that you’re alone. It’s down there. And... - http://christmasgorilla.com/post...
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