Welcome back to TechCrunch Mixtape, the podcast where Megan Rose Dickey and I, Henry Oliver Pickavet, talk about some of the stories of the week that we feel like talking about. This week it was dogs, working out and mac and cheese.
BarkBox creators Bark and Co. decided that Nashville, Tenn., needed a place for dogs to take their humans. Naturally they created a dog park that includes space for humans to convene and drink coffee with their friends and hop on the Wi-Fi while the dogs get down to doing dog things. There is a membership fee, of course.
Mac and cheese is the next thing we talked about because Y Combinator invested money in a restaurant called Mac’d. Itâ€™s not got much of a tech angle aside from making itself available for delivery-via-app in Portland. Niche. But there is nothing wrong with talking about mac and cheese, because come on.
And finally, Tonal this week came out with the first workout machine that I actually want in my studio apartment. (I will find room.) The system doesnâ€™t use weights, but rather electromagnetism to simulate and control weight.
Next week, we have Sarah Cooper in the studio for a chat about her new book â€œHow to Succeed Without Hurting Menâ€™s Feelings,” and itâ€™s great. You can pre-order it here. In the meantime, click play below to listen to this weekâ€™s episode. And if you havenâ€™tÂ subscribed yet, what are you waiting for? Find us onÂ Apple Podcasts,Â Stitcher,Â Overcast,Â CastBoxÂ or whatever other podcast platform you can find.
Source: Techcrunch Disrupt