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Improving Productivity

2008-04-11 14:18:21

increases programmer output by 22.6% At work we just got this new coffee machine. Google always brags about the free soda, snacks, meals, massages, pedicures, dry cleaning etc. But that stuff is expensive.

This coffee maker wasn't cheap either, but if you allocate the cost across the 15+ engineers that use it, it's a hell of a lot cheaper than buying RAM upgrades. And the coffee it makes is so delicious, so much better than normal drip-brewed coffee, it will make your programmers happy. Imagine if your programmers and product designers were not only happier, but cranked up on good old caffeine.

Can you love a machine? Spend a week with this beauty and you'll find out. So shiny.