Off topic: Plug & Percolate Computer-Assisted Coffee Maker
Thread poster: Michael Farrell

Michael Farrell  Identity Verified

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Italian to English
Oct 1, 2005

This invention was due to be launched on 1 April 2006, but it seems that several competitors are close to releasing similar products…


Revolutionary new invention for translators…

Plug & Percolate Computer-Assisted Coffee Maker

Available in both USB and wireless versions.

The easy to install software quietly monitors keyboard and mouse activity and estimates your blood caffeine level by means of a patent high-tech self-learning algorithm. When critical values are reached immediate pop-up friendly on-screen comfort is provided:

"Hang on in there: coffee's on its way"

A few seconds later a familiar fragrance fills the air, shortly followed by the pleasure of a smooth tasting cup of pure ground roasted delight. Your invigorated fingers trip lightly on the keyboard once more as inspiration and productivity soar to new heights.

Compatible with all leading CAT tools.

British localized version also available:

Plug & Brew Computer-Assisted Tea Maker with its heartening "buck up old bean: a cuppa's on its way".

Order yours today: www.if-you-believe-this-you'll-believe-anything-…

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Victor Dewsbery  Identity Verified
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Does it percolate double strength ... Oct 1, 2005

... for people it finds looking at this page on ProZ?

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Gerard de Noord  Identity Verified
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Just wait a few years Oct 1, 2005

What are the circomstances that could trigger a 'lack of caffeine event'?

User's clicking finger gets too warm.
User's backspace usage increases.
User's clicking rate and speed deteriorates.
User's typing rate and speed deteriorates.
User posts to public fora after 10 pm.

Easily measurable parameters, aren't they?


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