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    07-21-2017, 02:11 AM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    Nope. Though I am a bit notorious for my battle against meetings. I find it far better to talk to a dozen people for 5 minutes each than have...
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    07-20-2017, 01:46 PM
    Reading this finally was enough to get me to log onto my BTC account and see how things were doing. Much better than I was expecting, time to call...
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    07-16-2017, 05:53 PM
    Howell replied to a thread HOT in Pub & Brewery
    It should actually be more of a concern. Since your brick layer is not as thick the external face is more likely to be kept above freezing by the...
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    07-16-2017, 03:00 PM
    I still have quite a bit of bitcoin sitting around; did a fairly large ASIC farm a while ago. It did pay for itself and then some (double? Haven't...
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    07-16-2017, 12:30 PM
    What is the fundamental value in cryptocurrency/mining? Is its value a self fulfilling prophecy waiting for reality? I've never been accused of...
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    07-16-2017, 07:41 AM
    Howell replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    I've only had it happen on legs home, never at the start. Even worse when you are not staying in the arrival city.
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    07-16-2017, 07:34 AM
    Howell replied to a thread HOT in Pub & Brewery
    The details of why and an entertaining read: https://buildingscience.com/documents/insights/bsi-047-thick-as-brick Note the warnings from the...
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    07-15-2017, 10:48 PM
    Howell replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    You may find it less irritating to virtualize one install or the other. Also a more marketable skill to have.
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    07-13-2017, 12:58 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread HOT in Pub & Brewery
    Thermal mass and slower, more efficient methods of heating/cooling can be efficient if you design it from the ground up to be so, and if you want a...
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    07-13-2017, 12:53 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread N.V.M.e. or "Envy Me"? in Computers
    M.2 drives of up to 2TB are still reasonably priced, and their heat output is only significant compared to their size (they still consume less than a...
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    07-12-2017, 05:16 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread N.V.M.e. or "Envy Me"? in Computers
    One of the ASUS boards I was looking at has an optional 8x PCIe card with 4 M.2 slots to go with the one on-board. All with direct access to the CPU...
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    07-12-2017, 01:34 PM
    Howell replied to a thread HOT in Pub & Brewery
    I'd pick something different than what they used. There are options.
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    07-11-2017, 11:40 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread NAS Drive in Computers
    The bigger they get the slower they go. But the torque gets insane and breaks things. Mainly the gearbox.
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    07-11-2017, 05:31 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread NAS Drive in Computers
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vestas_V164 Rotor diameter 164m, total height 220m. Still not big enough.
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    07-11-2017, 08:39 AM
    The disc extras were entertaining too.
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    07-10-2017, 05:39 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    <2. so I would ...as well.
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    07-09-2017, 11:24 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    Now that I have a single kid, I don't even want to add a goldfish or a plant. This is all the responsibility I want.
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    07-09-2017, 02:50 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    Once a week for 4 hours? After pushing for grandkids?
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    07-09-2017, 12:32 AM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    Yup. But Portland this time.
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    07-08-2017, 08:35 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    Had someone come visit me yesterday regarding some international consulting work. My parents are moving to a different state (they were our support...
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    07-05-2017, 01:16 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Home NAS in Computers
    Once they drives are in they are a little heavy, but should not have caused injury. Also, don't chew on the NAS.
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    07-04-2017, 12:07 AM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Home NAS in Computers
    There are lots of options depending on the aesthetic and budget, but that is a good cheap option. I think the most important thing is to isolate...
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    07-03-2017, 11:17 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Home NAS in Computers
    In that configuration I'd just focus on making sure the unit is vibrationally isolated from the floor and then make sure the hard surfaces near it...
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    07-03-2017, 06:11 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Home NAS in Computers
    I've looked into the same. I'm thinking that something external to the unit that prevents a direct noise path from the fans might be enough without...
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    07-02-2017, 11:29 PM
    Finally a car that solidly beats a Tesla (only the P90D, but it would do the new one as well): Although it is a bit more expensive and they only...
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    06-30-2017, 05:28 PM
    Howell replied to a thread HOT in Pub & Brewery
    For a multi wythe brick building in an environment that has a significant number of freezing days in a year you want EIFS. You do not want to...
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    06-30-2017, 04:38 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread NAS Drive in Computers
    It is Linux, but in practice it is as far as possible from a DIY Linux solution. You don't need to know anything about Linux, do any research into...
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    06-30-2017, 01:27 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread NAS Drive in Computers
    Nope. I put 500GB SSDs in mine, their STR should be at least as good as the HDDs. And that is before two operations start happening at the same time.
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    06-29-2017, 04:06 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread NAS Drive in Computers
    Put SSDs in a pair of those bays as a RAID1 read/write cache. Really helpful.
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    06-29-2017, 04:04 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Audio Equipment in Pub & Brewery
    All of my AV gear is on an exterior wall, so doing such things is more challenging.
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