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A New App Will Let You Share Your Leftovers With Strangers
Startups have made it so much easier for peer-to-peer buying and bartering these days. Need a place to stay? Swap houses. Want to fill out your wardrobe? Swap clothing. And coming soon is Leftover Swap, a smartphone app to help you barter or give away your leftovers.
This is either ingenius or cringe-worthy, depending on your penchant for other people’s unfinished meals.
"It’s obviously not for everybody," says Leftover Swap co-founder Dan Newman. “But for as many people who seemingly have a problem with it, there’s people who love the idea."
Read the rest on NPR’s All Tech Considered blog.
(Photo: User Quotable Kidney on Flickr Creative Commons)

npr:

A New App Will Let You Share Your Leftovers With Strangers

Startups have made it so much easier for peer-to-peer buying and bartering these days. Need a place to stay? Swap houses. Want to fill out your wardrobe? Swap clothing. And coming soon is Leftover Swap, a smartphone app to help you barter or give away your leftovers.

This is either ingenius or cringe-worthy, depending on your penchant for other people’s unfinished meals.

"It’s obviously not for everybody," says Leftover Swap co-founder Dan Newman. “But for as many people who seemingly have a problem with it, there’s people who love the idea."

Read the rest on NPR’s All Tech Considered blog.

(Photo: User Quotable Kidney on Flickr Creative Commons)

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    How much more could technology contribute to our daily lives? Is this pushing a step too far?
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    Umm I guess it beats dumpster diving… Buuut I’m pretty certain if you can afford a device for this app you are too...
  12. int reblogged this from hexe and added:
    補足しておくと、これはあくまでも客が持ち帰ったものを交換する、という話なので、店側が食べ残しをばらまいているわけではないです。(米国では食べ残しを持って帰れるのが一般的なので。)店がするとさすがに大問題になっちゃうので……。
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    レストランや料理屋で料理を残してる人を見ると,それが不味いんじゃないかって思ってしまうんだよなぁ。特に女の子と食事に行くときは気になる。食べ物のシェアは難しい。
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