How will connected devices affect the way that we order and acquire food in the future?

Via Geek Wire comes word of a Seattle-based cloud texting company, ZipWhip, that has built a coffee maker that can take orders from employees via text message and automatically brew whatever the company’s employee has texted–latte, cappuccino, and so on–and finish off the order by writing the employee’s name with edible ink in the foam of the drink. The concept is a little over the top – but it’s an interesting signal of the potential role that the Internet of Things will play in reshaping the experiences and rituals of ordering and consuming food in the coming decade. Institute For The Future

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