I'm part owner and roaster at a little coffee company in Wisconsin. Author of Typica, a popular free program used to capture and work with coffee roasting production records that's used at roasting companies all over the world. Volunteer on the Roasters Guild education committee. Available for paid coffee consulting, training, open source software development. Living with a cat who broke into my house and decided to stay. Likes: cute, travel, food. Dislikes: blinking lights.
Strongly tempted to replace the data acquisition hardware on my roasters to all stuff that works with Linux. Just spent entirely too much time fighting with Windows (an update messed up my login settings because surely I didn't really want the local account that I explicitly went out of my way to create in the first place) instead of getting my work done.
For this session, I decided to go with one coffee taken to 3 different ending temperatures, and for each of those ending temperatures, adjusting the roasting plan so there are three different ways of getting to each of those. 9 roasted coffees total. The ones that are roasted to the same end temperature are closer to each other than to the other groups, but there are more subtle differences within each group as well.
So... the Dutch city of Utrecht has an underwater webcam at a particular lock that is not used by ships much in spring. People can watch for fishes waiting to get inland, and can ring a "doorbell" to alert the lock keeper so they might open the lock if there are enough fish waiting...
Today the post office does not have an exit. I was stuck blocking traffic while 20 vehicles left through something that some idiot designed as an entrance only, but they had no choice because the exit no longer existed due to road construction. How 20 vehicles managed to be done with their mailing at the same time to cause such a huge blockage is a mystery. I also used the not an exit after leaving my 24 boxes (all regional rate A).
I'm reminded of a couple industry friends of mine. One of them helped me (and many other people) develop a curriculum that's been used all over the world. The other was paid a lot of money by the company the first one worked for to come in and teach that, apparently unaware that they already had one of the authors of those classes working for them.
Author of Typica software for coffee roasters.
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