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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.

I heard someone on the radio say pandademic and I think that would be better.

Decided to not go with a 100% shell implementation for server side on selling the ebook. For logging purchases to the database I've decided to go with C++ so I don't need to figure out how to avoid shell quoting problems while preventing injection attacks. That program, of course, is still called from a shell script.

CGI in bash: Let's be real, you don't need to scale.

The Queen did her speech to the nation while wearing green

This has resulted in exactly what you'd expect

(collection of images follows, all showing the Queen photoshopped to be wearing various t-shirts)



Some of the coffee going out in the mail today was also roasted today and is going to an address close enough that I wouldn't be surprised if they got it tomorrow. Then I'm out of milk at home so I guess I'll try out the new dinosaur mask.

Nope, it was pretty random, usually fixed within a few hours. When it was my own sites some would work and not others even for things living in the same datacenter.

Firefox's DNS over HTTPS has been causing random breakage for random sites (can't find the server). Turning it off, everything works again.

So much paperwork today. Payroll for Friday done, bills paid, sent unemployment corrections for another person who got laid off from a job they got after leaving my shop (nothing that would mess up their claim), sent money to the food bank, &c.

If your password-checking algorithm is telling me my password is too short, you have made a good algorithm

If your password checking algorithm is telling me my password is too long you have told me your password storage algorithm is going to be on the front page of Hacker News for all the wrong reasons.

My sister is making masks out of leftover fabric scraps, mostly from skirts. The first one has bats on it. She's a big fan of bats.

tfw everything you're cooking finishes at the same time.

Train ticket refund posted to the credit card, so that's helpful.

Ordered another several hundred pounds of coffee. That's a smaller order than I'd ordinarily like. One coffee is the last of what I already had on contract. The other is getting pulled from one of my supplier's other customers who's long on their position in light of current events.

If anybody wants to know what the inside of my upcoming coffee roasting book looks like, I have a few pages teased in this video:

There's a bottom of the page with the page number that's not shown and it'll look better for most people as ImageMagick has some strangeness when it comes to converting PDF pages to PNG that a proper PDF reader wouldn't have.

As both an essential worker and a small business owner I can't help but wonder if calling people essential is like when you get a more impressive sounding title instead of a pay raise.

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