[Beowulf] a postdoc in Canada

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Sat Mar 29 05:12:42 PDT 2008

Chris Samuel wrote:
> ----- "Jim Lux" <james.p.lux at jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
>> At that wage, you're going to be making hot beverages from the bark  
>> you strip from trees on campus, heated over a fire made from the wood 
>> from those trees.
> That seems to describe most of what passes for coffee that
> I have encountered in the US, which always surprises me
> given that you folks have such a mythos around it. :-)


There is good coffee, you just have to search for it.  Austin Texas (for 
those going to attend SC08) has some good coffee places, though they are 
a little ways away from the convention center.

> Perhaps I'm just spoiled being in the second[0] most
> livable city in the world[1] where good coffee is taken
> very seriously [2][3].

Please understand that one of the verbs applied to coffee here is 
"ground", which, when tasting some of it, makes me thing it may actually 
be a noun ...

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