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RobiNZ
New Zealand
A Kiwi who likes blogging about design, technology, cycling, autos and life!
Interests: design, gps, cad, rally, cycling, formula one, computers and other stuff!
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If you’re debating whether to migrate a project to 2016 these posts from ‘The Factory’ may help the decision. A look at how Revit 2016 uses multicore processing to improve model navigation. Inside the Factory: Revit 2016 | Project Performance... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at RobiNZ CAD Blog
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Details of next Wednesdays RUGWELL March meeting: First presentation: Case Study - The Adelaide Convention Centre West Building by John Hainsworth - Aurecon Suitable for all levels of expertise, Full Revit & Revit LT This case study will showcase how... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at RobiNZ CAD Blog
Back in September we crossed the border over the ‘Friendship Bridge’ from Tibet into Nepal at Kodari. I remember the chaos, friendly smiling faces and warmth (both physical from the humid air and emotional from the people) of this little... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2015 at RobiNZ Personal Blog
My notes & photos from TEDx Auckland 2015. I only took the phone (for both notes & photos) and was sitting right at the back of the hall so my shots are a bit ‘distant’. The italics are the speaker... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2015 at RobiNZ Personal Blog
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I think I’ll restart and hope for a faster connection to get these patches… Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2015 at RobiNZ CAD Blog
It is a multi-step (and quite expensive) process, but worked for me: Get a heat pump installed (nowhere near the PC, not even using the same power circuit) Arrive home and start computer, discover no response from screen No power... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at RobiNZ CAD Blog
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Weird, wondered why my usual 1.6'ish km morning dog walk was tracked as 2.8 km? Alfie probably does walk this track but I don't follow his every zig and zag that precisely! Jittery Positioning System? Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2015 at RobiNZ Personal Blog
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Nice that 100% proceeds go to Nepal via the Oxfam Earthquake Relief Fund. Sent from my Lumia 1520 Windows Phone From: Team at the NZ International Comedy Festival Subject: Comedy for Nepal and shows on this weekend The New Zealand... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2015 at RobiNZ Personal Blog
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If you have an AutoCAD question check out the upcoming answer day (May 7th US Pacific). Post your question and get an answer direct from AutoCAD Platform team members. Their post below has all the details: From http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/autocad-answer-day/ We’ll be... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2015 at RobiNZ CAD Blog
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Looking forward to an inspiring day at TEDx Auckland. Not often, ever?, I go to a church* all day! * Victory 'Conference' Centre Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at RobiNZ Personal Blog
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I guess this isn’t strictly a Traffic Light Thought but anyway… My new commute has quite a few roundabouts. I don’t mind as they shift traffic much more efficiently than traffic lights but one thing annoys me. I know ‘the... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at RobiNZ Personal Blog
Trimble featured in the Microsoft Build 2015 (Developer conference) Hololens demo today showing Building Information Models and augmented reality in action. When a model mixes with reality the results are stunning! There’s more info on the Hololens hardware — the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2015 at RobiNZ CAD Blog
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I love podcasts and just found this one about Building Information Modelling technology and techniques. Bill Debevc, Aubrey Frederick and Carla Edwards have already posted six episodes covering software, collaboration and interviews with BIM’Stars like Jim Balding, Marcello Sgambelluri and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2015 at RobiNZ CAD Blog
Was that really '95, feeling old now!
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Look what I found in my Subscription portal tonight Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2015 at RobiNZ CAD Blog
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According to the news today quite a few NZ sites have not yet met Google’s mobile-Friendly Test. Glad of the new responsive themes in TypePad! Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2015 at RobiNZ CAD Blog
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There are lots of plots with ornaments in Waikumete Cemetery but a small, lonely looking, dog — seen while I was walking the dog — made me wonder about the story behind these graves. it wasn’t new, but appeared less... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2015 at RobiNZ Personal Blog
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That awkward moment when you realise it it's too warm to wear the top you had on when left home to walk the dog, then realise that means you're wearing "The Skeptics' Guide To The Universe Down Under Zombie Koala... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2015 at RobiNZ Personal Blog
I have successfully used a network drive. Used server/ namespace path rather than mapped drive letter, wonder if that makes a difference? From:
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I’ve been doing a few software installs recently; updates to Autodesk Building Design Suite 2015 at the previous workplace and a fresh install at the new one. As a result I’ve come to really appreciate Autodesk Application Manager; one of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2015 at RobiNZ CAD Blog
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I’ve always liked the Suzuki Swift, especially the 2nd generation and newer in that mad bright yellow colour. Reminded me of the Fiat Punto which came in a similar eye searing hue. I was following one last evening on the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2015 at RobiNZ Personal Blog
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It isn’t unusual to look forward to a long weekend but Easter 2015 will be particularly memorable for me. Last Thursday was my last day working for The Warehouse Limited (TWL) after seventeen, would have been eighteen in July, years.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at RobiNZ CAD Blog
What the; of 4000 tracks my @windows @Xbox music app randomly picks 'Sun ain't gonna shine any more' followed by 'Here comes the Sun' while I'm watching lunar eclipse go total. Clear sky here, it looks stunning Sent from my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2015 at RobiNZ Personal Blog
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The DUAL, officially “2015 Partners Life DUAL Motutapu - Rangitoto Traverse”, has been run a few times but this is the first time I’ve had a suitable bike. I’ve been to both islands before, by ferry and yacht, and walked... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2015 at RobiNZ Personal Blog
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I’ve really enjoyed testing Microsoft’s latest mobile operating system: MS-DOS Mobile. It runs incredibly quickly on my Lumia 1520, once the boot sequence is finished. Typing commands is quick, v1.0 even supports a swipe keyboard which is something Apple didn’t... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2015 at RobiNZ CAD Blog