Another reason to drink coffee

Matchabar in Brooklyn (photo from NYT)

There have been more news stories about the benefits of coffee in the past couple of weeks (see this article from The New York Times or this one from The Japan Times).

Or you could drink matcha, which is apparently quite the thing in NYC these days (see this article from CBS, or this one from the NYT).

Aside from the health benefits and the deliciousness, though, there’s the idea that coffee and tea, when drunk with friends in a casual space, can give rise to innovative ideas.

Steven Johnson talks about that in his TED Talk. You can watch a condensed version here (with a great RSA Animate style drawing accompanying the talk):

Or you can watch the full version on TED or on YouTube.


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