Christmas for mini-geeks! See Santa’s sleigh fly across the sky!

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Yep that will fly!

As an ex-astrophysicist you hear some funny space related stories, one of my favourites is the Santa Sleigh trick! The International Space Station has a fab website where you can find out the precise dates and times when you can see the space station where you live, check it out here. Continue reading Christmas for mini-geeks! See Santa’s sleigh fly across the sky!

Oooh… I’ve been nominated for an award!

  • “Congratulations! You have made it to the shortlist for the Unsung Hero award.”

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A few months ago a strange email appeared in my inbox, that I almost skipped over along with those entitled “You’ve won an iPod”, “Make $$$ a day, working from home”….. I never win anything in raffles or even bingo and so my skepticism levels are usually high! Continue reading Oooh… I’ve been nominated for an award!

HDX Graphics Policies, really are simpler than you think!

A wrote a blog a while ago (read it here) about how although the Citrix Studio Console interface shows every policy for every graphics mode, most modern graphics modes need very little configuration and are affected by a few policies only. Continue reading HDX Graphics Policies, really are simpler than you think!

Why CAD users really care about hidden-line and what you need to know about it to test remote graphics!

In a past life I was a kernel engineer on Parasolid the numerical heart within many top CAD applications such Ansys Workbench, Dassault Solidworks, Siemens NX and Solid Edge, Bentley, Nemetscheck, Missler Top Solid; I lived, breathed and obsessed about CAD workflows, how users construct parts and use CAD applications. Now I’m in Cloud computing and VDI, I still get to work with CAD applications but am working in an industry where for many other than the customer – a CAD application is just another VDI or virtualised app or workload.

Continue reading Why CAD users really care about hidden-line and what you need to know about it to test remote graphics!