February 14, 2007
How much would you pay for a latte while playing XBox or PS3 games?
That is exactly the model at the Seattle Terra Bite Lounge. There is no price list anywhere - customers decide whether to pay one dollar or three dollars for their coffee, or indeed nothing.
It is fascinating to watch what happens when more traditional bricks and mortar companies start experimenting with business models that have their roots in software open source movement.