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The surprisingly rude downside to modern technology

Living in Melbourne, I’m surrounded by world class coffee. It’s actually pretty difficult to find a bad cup, especially near my house and my office. However, even Melbourne cafes aren’t immune to poor user experience. Just the other day I went to get a coffee on my way to work, only to have the barista call out the name of person before me several times. “Cappuccino for Derek? Derek? (Now shouting) Cappuccino for Deeeerreeeek!? Calling all Dereks. OK, I’ll just leave that here.” Full