1. Articles from Chris Matyszczyk

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    1. Starbucks Just Made a Major Decision That's Really Going to Annoy Some People

      Starbucks Just Made a Major Decision That's Really Going to Annoy Some People

      Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. Soon, physical things will seem like ancient artifacts. We'll all have stopped staring into our phones and just rely on the chips in our heads that translate our thoughts onto ubiquitous holographic screens. Even now, everything is blissfully digital. At least that's what Silicon Valley wants us to think. Yet here's Starbucks doing something quite stunning.

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    2. The New Airline Exclusively For Millennials Is Giving First Class Passengers Something Totally Ridiculous

      The New Airline Exclusively For Millennials Is Giving First Class Passengers Something Totally Ridiculous

      Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek I've barely been able to sleep, eat or read Donald Trump's tweets ever since the announcement was made. Who can't be excited about Joon? No, this isn't a new way to stay young by talking to your varicose veins, courtesy of Gwyneth Paltrow. Joon is a new airline, specifically designed to make millennials happy. You have to admire the idea that anything can in our parlous world.

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      Mentions: Donald Trump
    3. This Airline Just Canceled 2,000 Flights For a Reason That May Make Your Mind Boggle

      This Airline Just Canceled 2,000 Flights For a Reason That May Make Your Mind Boggle

      Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. You know you can't rely on airlines. It says so in the small print when you buy a ticket. But an announcement made at the weekend just might make you wonder how the minds of some airline executives actually work. Or even don't. It seems, you see, that famed budget airline Ryanair will cancel up to 2,000 flights over the coming weeks.

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      Mentions: New York
    4. Former McDonald's Employees Say This Is The Sneaky Trick They Used To Give You Fewer Fries

      Former McDonald's Employees Say This Is The Sneaky Trick They Used To Give You Fewer Fries

      Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek They don't necessarily want you to know them. They just want to use them to make you buy. They want to make money, you see. Often, they want to make as much money as they can. Occasionally, they might lean toward shenanigans. Indeed, a Reddit thread entitled "What did your job want you to hide from customers?" offered some disturbing revelations about supposed wheezes that some managers enjoy.

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    5. Amazon's Jeff Bezos Just Offered a Masterclass In Attracting Millennials (Here It Is In 2 Words)

      Amazon's Jeff Bezos Just Offered a Masterclass In Attracting Millennials (Here It Is In 2 Words)

      Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. Some find this hard to remember, as the slightly younger, occasionally more bearded crowd are smeared with a group name that makes them sound other-worldly. And not in a good way. Mere mathematics, though, tells us that these so-called millennials are the future. Millennials now represent the largest generation, having finally overtaken the painfully self-regarding, drug-favoring boomers.

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    6. There's A New, Lunatic Hipster Way Of Serving Coffee (Here's Why Starbucks Might Put In On The Menu)

      There's A New, Lunatic Hipster Way Of Serving Coffee (Here's Why Starbucks Might Put In On The Menu)

      Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. How do you define progress? Does the internet represent it? Does the iPhone? Does Starbucks? I have the chain on my mind because of a new coffee trend that is sweeping exalted minds. The minds with beards and beads, that is. Yes, the take the nice parts out of the avocados first.

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      Mentions: Starbucks Australia
    7. McDonald's Just Outraged Customers By Getting Rid Of Something Many Loved

      McDonald's Just Outraged Customers By Getting Rid Of Something Many Loved

      Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. It must have felt like the day they began to remove public phone booths. It seems to be hurting people as much as it will when they won't be allowed to drive cars anymore. McDonald's, you see, has just begun to introduce a change in its restaurants. And it's one of the painful kind. No longer will you be able to buy Hi-C Orange Drink. Or, as it's technically known, the Hi-C Orange Lavaburst.

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