* Posts by Ebbe Kristensen

6 posts • joined 24 May 2007

Shouting lager, lager... Carlsberg's beer AI can now tell pilsners apart

Ebbe Kristensen

Someone has to tell you...

A pilsner is a specific beer type within the family of lager beers. The common trait is that after fermebting lager beers are lagered at fairly low temperatures for a couple of months. See also http://berghoffbeer.com/blog/lager-vs-pilsner-whats-the-difference/

Mirror mirror on sea wall, spot those airships, make Kaiser bawl

Ebbe Kristensen

Not helium

Germany did not have the capability to produce helium in the amounts required for airshps so they used hydrogen instead. See also the wikipedia article on Zeppelin airships

Naughty sysadmins use dark magic to fix PCs for clueless users

Ebbe Kristensen

Similar efforts do exist

Take a look at:


They've been at it for quite some time and they even send you a T-shirt if your story gets published. I have two :-)

Bacon as deadly as cigarettes and asbestos

Ebbe Kristensen

Re: Forgive me, but that must be a made up name

No, it isn't:


Barnes & Noble chases Amazon with ebook second coming

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US only?

Saw this on NYT and took a look. Seems that (most of?) the interesting titles are not available outside the US.

Straight blokes best at reading maps

Ebbe Kristensen



Around here it's exactly the other way round: My wife is much better at reading maps than I am whereas I am much better than her at finding car keys - and most anything else that has been mislaid.

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