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McDonald's and Chinese Restaurants
Here is an amazing TED talk by Jennifer 8 on rise of Chinese food in USA . The talk is awesome in its own right, but the thing I liked the most was that her comparison of restaurants with software firms. In her opinion, McDonald's == Microsoft , while Chinese Restaurants == Linux, meaning, McDonald's had a proprietary recipe for their products while all Chinese restaurants throughout the country had their own open recipes; and an exchange between them created Chinese food in the form we know today.
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