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You Deserve Expensive Champagne ... If You Buy It.

Sat 26 December 2015 by Steven E. Pav

I received some taster ratings from the champagne party we attended last week. read more


No Accounting for Taste

Sat 19 December 2015 by Steven E. Pav

Many years ago, before I had kids, I was afflicted with a mania for Italian bitters. A particularly ugly chapter of this time included participating (at least in my own mind) in a contest to design a cocktail containing [obnoxious brand] Amaro. I was determined to win this contest, and win it with science. read more


Champagne Party

Thu 17 December 2015 by Steven E. Pav

We have been invited to a champagne tasting party and competition. The rules of the contest are as follows: partygoers bring a bottle of champagne to share. They taste, then rate the different champagnes on offer, with ratings on a scale of 1 through 10. read more


A supposedly simple exercise I hope to never repeat

Wed 16 December 2015 by Steven E. Pav

Years ago, when I was writing the code to support my thesis, our research group was using the functional programming language SML-NJ. As the saying goes, it's pretty indy, you might not have heard of it. read more