Things I Learned this Week

Among the things I learned this week:
* UC Davis has a coffee center and engineering class (Courtesy: ZS). Grades are dependent on the quality of the cup of coffee students produce and the amount of energy used (pdf) to make that cup. Scoring the quality of the cup is done using this scale: “The coffee will be judged in a blind taste test by a panel of your peers on a scale of -10 to 55 (where -10 is the worst cup of coffee in the history of mankind, and 55 is nirvana in a cup.)”

* I’m capable of missing an entire season of Ft. Reno. (Courtesy: Personal experience)

* Blue Bottle is selling pre-ground coffee, and in a very software way. (Courtesy: Personal experience)