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Is Your Starbucks Mobile Order Slowing You Down?

Eggnog Latte

The hack of using Starbucks mobile order to bypass the morning coffee line is a good one. Possibly too good. It seems that Starbucks mobile order has become so popular that the coffee giant cannot keep up with the demand. This has resulted in several problems: Inefficient crowd flow in stores as waiting guests crowd the barista…

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Artificial Intelligence Could Speed Airport Security

The TSA started testing a new system recently which may make security screenings a little easier. The goal is to greatly increase the speed and accuracy of passing travelers through the airport security screening process. The system uses improved body scanners and artificial intelligence techniques. This isn’t exactly like Total Recall, but it’s not too far off either.…

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Running a Household Remotely with the Hub App

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Our daily schedule is completely unpredictable. We’re both consultants and our lives are crazy because of our jobs, business and personal travel, and other time commitments. Sometimes communication is a challenge when juggling flights, multiple time zones, and never-ending conference calls. Attending to our household business is a challenge. The Cloud to the Rescue I use collaboration software…

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Watch Your LAX Flights in Mid-May; 21 Airlines Are on the Move

A view off the coast of southern California onboard a Delta Embraer 175.

There was big news out of Los Angeles International Airport yesterday that will affect many passengers with LAX flights in mid-May, particularly those involving Delta.  21 airlines will shuffle across 4 terminals in a multi-night move designed to streamline long-term operations at the airport. Beginning on Friday May 12, three sequential overnight moves will take…

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