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04-02-2019

Short story vending machines to transport London commuters


Image of Short story vending machines to transport London commutersShort Édition story machines will soon appear at Canary Wharf.
The machines, made by French company Short Édition, will dispense free one, three and five-minute stories … with the first penned by Anthony Horowitz
Weary city workers will have a new way of passing the time on their commute once the UK’s first short-story vending machines are installed at Canary Wharf this week.
Dispensing one, three and five-minute stories free to passersby at the touch of a button, the vending machines are made by French company Short Édition. They already feature in locations across France, in Hong Kong and the US, where Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola was such a fan he invested in the company and had a dispenser installed at his San Francisco restaurant, Cafe Zoetrope.
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04-02-2019

Short story vending machines to transport London commuters


Image of Short story vending machines to transport London commutersShort Édition story machines will soon appear at Canary Wharf.
The machines, made by French company Short Édition, will dispense free one, three and five-minute stories … with the first penned by Anthony Horowitz
Weary city workers will have a new way of passing the time on their commute once the UK’s first short-story vending machines are installed at Canary Wharf this week.
Dispensing one, three and five-minute stories free to passersby at the touch of a button, the vending machines are made by French company Short Édition. They already feature in locations across France, in Hong Kong and the US, where Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola was such a fan he invested in the company and had a dispenser installed at his San Francisco restaurant, Cafe Zoetrope.
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04-02-2019

Get a short story to read on your commute from these free vending machines


Image of Get a short story to read on your commute from these free vending machinesThree ‘literary vending machines’ have appeared in Canary Wharf (photograph seanpollock.com)
First, there was the welcome return of Books on the Underground. Now another initiative has landed to get London commuters reading – and this one is perfect for smartphone-ravaged attention spans. Three ‘literary vending machines’ have appeared in Canary Wharf.
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Image of [ US ] ICYMI: The Prudential Center Is Equipped With a Short-Story Dispenser

03-13-2018

[ US ] ICYMI: The Prudential Center Is Equipped With a Short-Story Dispenser


Image of [ US ] ICYMI: The Prudential Center Is Equipped With a Short-Story Dispenser
Push a button. Read a story.
This is the concept behind the short-story dispenser installed at the Prudential Center, one of the few locations in the U.S. to host a vending machine-like device that lets passersby access short stories for free. On Saturday morning, the dispenser was located in the middle of the Back Bay Arcade.
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