Tally counters!

Was in need of some kind of counter to keep track of how many times I steep tea leaves. Some types of tea can only be steeped a couple times. Other types can be steeped 3 – 5 times. Often I will make tea, place the tea ball aside, then forget the next day how many times it has been steeped.

So here are these cool, simple yet very practical devices to help:

Tally counters

As a computer science student there’s something cool about a device as basic as this. It is one of the most basic ideas. It basically has just two methods: increment() and reset()