October 2011 archive

Bottled my Weizen- Batch 46

Transferring beer into bottling bucket

Had a big beer day yesterday.  Finally got around to bottling my wheat beer.  Used mostly 22oz bottles to bottle it. Since I had no initial gravity, I didn’t take the final gravity.  I also have no idea what the alcohol by volume is.   Got about 40 bottles out of it, about 15-20 22oz …

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Logging the bubble frequency in your airlock

Leave it to a geek who loves beer to come up with this one. One of the folks over at Hack-a-day created a device to measure the frequency of bubbles in his airlock by measuring the passage of air through the air lock.  They say the system breaks down during vigorous fermentation, but for later …

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Autodesk DWG TrueView on Terminal Server

I was once tasked with installing Autodesk’s DWG TrueView in a Terminal Server environment.  Needless to say, it didn’t go well.  Autodesk designs everything to run in a stand alone user mode with full admin privileges.  So, to make this work, I found a website that had instructions that worked.  The original site has since …

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Steve Jobs: 1955-2011

Yesterday marked the passing of an IT titan.  A man who not only got a second chance in the business world, but a third chance.  A man driven by ideas and art, who thought the personal computer should be about design and usability, not just about code and bits. I cannot sum up his achievements …

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