Austin startup brings robotic baristas to the Drag

February 6, 2018

An Austin startup is bringing robotics to the Drag to make your morning coffee.

Briggo, a coffee shop inside of Moojo’s on Guadalupe, opened last month. However, the coffee shop is completely automated, and instead of talking to a barista, customers order through an app.

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Amazon in Austin: How could online retailers impact local grocery stores?

September 27, 2017

When online-bookstore-turned-leading-retailer Amazon.com Inc. was born over twenty years ago, the thought that online stores could replace brick-and-mortar businesses was nearly unthinkable. In 2017, however, it’s entirely possible that Austin will start seeing more Amazon Fresh delivery trucks on the streets than grocery stores.

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Short-Term Research Institute Will Explore Digital Research Methods

August 30, 2016

At first glance, it would seem that computer scientists and humanities researchers live in different worlds.

Today, however, computers can help human researchers better study traditionally human subjects — such as linguistics, literature and archaeology — in a field known as digital humanities. During the summer of 2017, UT will host an interdisciplinary research institute called DH@UT aimed at training students in this new field.

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