EO Geekly: Do you like coffee?

If you answered “yes,” then you’re 1) our people, 2) going to love this week’s Geekly, and 3) one of 150 million Americans who drink coffee every day. Personally, I love a good cup so much that I devote 15 minutes of every morning to some one-on-one time with our office’s 10-cup Chemex. The pot doesn’t last long.

Enjoy,

Cody Lee
Head of Digital Marketing

Yelp, VADER, and the best coffee shops in Austin

If you asked 100 people in Austin to name their favorite coffee shops, you’d never get a consensus. If you asked Yelp, it’d give you terrible recommendations. But if you asked Python’s sentiment analysis tool, VADER, to analyze 20,000 opinions? Now that’s interesting.

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How prices emerge, illustrated by coffee

Two of our favorite things come together in this video: coffee and emergence. Check out part 3 of our latest EconStories series made with the support of the Hansen Foundation and Searle Freedom Trust.

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This is what happens when Google Ventures’ design team helps redesign a coffee startup’s site

Do you think people really care where their coffee comes from? Hint: user testing is important! This is one of Senior Designer Ellen Bartling’s favorite case studies.

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Lid-ficionados rejoice!

Have you ever thought about coffee lids? Authors Louise Harpman and Scott Specht sure have. Their upcoming book, Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture reveals the surprising amount of technology, patents, and diversity in the field of coffee lids.

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Austin favorite, Cuvée Coffee, redesigns nitro can, doubles down on cold brew

Nothing like a cold brew on a hot day, AKA every single day in Austin, Texas. Cuvée was an early entrant into the nitro cold brew category, and continues to forge ahead. We love their new packaging (RIP beat up kid on the old can) and growth!

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