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Starbucks as an example of asynchronous processing

posted by Jason Kottke   Nov 23, 2004

Starbucks as an example of asynchronous processing. “The interaction between two parties (customer and coffee shop) consists of a short synchronous interaction (ordering and paying) and a longer, asynchronous interaction (making and receiving the drink).”

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