Project Smoke

Author: Steven Raichlen
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9780761181866
Release Date: 2016-05-10
Genre: Cooking

The Barbecue Bible for Smoking Meats A complete, step-by-step guide to mastering the art and craft of smoking, plus 100 recipes—every one a game-changer –for smoked food that roars off your plate with flavor. Here’s how to choose the right smoker (or turn the grill you have into an effective smoking machine). Understand the different tools, fuels, and smoking woods. Master all the essential techniques: hot-smoking, cold-smoking, rotisserie-smoking, even smoking with tea and hay—try it with fresh mozzarella. USA Today says, “Where there’s smoke, there’s Steven Raichlen.” Steven Raichlen says, “Where there’s brisket, ribs, pork belly, salmon, turkey, even cocktails and dessert, there will be smoke.” And Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue says, “Nothin’ but great techniques and recipes. I am especially excited about the smoked cheesecake.” Time to go forth and smoke. “If your version of heaven has smoked meats waiting beyond the pearly gates, then PROJECT SMOKE is your bible.” —Tom Colicchio “Steven Raichlen really nails everything you need to know. Even I found new ground covered in this smart, accessible book.” —Myron Dixon

Autodesk Smoke Essentials

Author: Alexis Van Hurkman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118876855
Release Date: 2014-03-11
Genre: Computers

Get productive fast with this compelling, unique guide to Autodesk Smoke If you're new to Autodesk Smoke for Mac, this guide will get you up to speed on the key tools in a practical, hands-on way. Featuring approachable, task-based exercises taken from the real world, this full-color, step-by-step book walks you through a professional workflow with the editing, compositing and finishing tool. This Autodesk Official Press title covers everything you need to know for a solid foundation in the software, including: The ins and outs of the Smoke interface, including all key tools Audio, music, and sound effects Editing and trimming clips for a polished edit Media management and advanced compositing With professional-quality video footage used for all of the book's projects, this vibrant full-color guide is engaging as well as instructive. For those new to Autodesk Smoke, as well as professionals, instructors, and trainers, Autodesk Smoke Essentials is the resource you need to get productive, fast.

Software Project Survival Guide

Author: Steve McConnell
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9780735637382
Release Date: 1997-10-15
Genre: Computers

Equip yourself with SOFTWARE PROJECT SURVIVAL GUIDE. It's for everyone with a stake in the outcome of a development project--and especially for those without formal software project management training. That includes top managers, executives, clients, investors, end-user representatives, project managers, and technical leads. Here you'll find guidance from the acclaimed author of the classics CODE COMPLETE and RAPID DEVELOPMENT. Steve McConnell draws on solid research and a career's worth of hard-won experience to map the surest path to your goal--what he calls "one specific approach to software development that works pretty well most of the time for most projects." Nineteen chapters in four sections cover the concepts and strategies you need for mastering the development process, including planning, design, management, quality assurance, testing, and archiving. For newcomers and seasoned project managers alike, SOFTWARE PROJECT SURVIVAL GUIDE draws on a vast store of techniques to create an elegantly simplified and reliable framework for project management success. So don't worry about wandering among complex sets of project management techniques that require years to sort out and master. SOFTWARE PROJECT SURVIVAL GUIDE goes straight to the heart of the matter to help your projects succeed. And that makes it a required addition to every professional's bookshelf.

The Indian Tipi

Author: Reginald Laubin
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 9780806188522
Release Date: 2012-11-28
Genre: Social Science

When the first edition of this book was published in 1957, the art of making a tipi was almost lost, even among American Indians. Since that time a tremendous resurgence of interest in the Indian way of life has occurred, resurgence due in part, at least, to the Laubins' life-long efforts at preservation and interpretation of Indian culture. As The Indian Tipi makes obvious, the American Indian is both a practical person and a natural artist. Indian inventions are commonly both serviceable and beautiful. Other tents are hard to pitch, hot in summer, cold in winter, poorly lighted, unventilated, easily blown down, and ugly to boot. The conical tipi of the Plains Indian has none of these faults. It can be pitched by one person. It is roomy, well ventilated at all times, cool in summer, well lighted, proof against high winds and heavy downpours, and, with its cheerful fire inside, snug in the severest winter weather. Moreover, its tilted cone, trim smoke flaps, and crown of poles, presenting a different silhouette from every angle, form a shapely, stately dwelling even without decoration. In this new edition the Laubins have retained all the invaluable aspects of the first edition, and have added a tremendous amount of new material on day-to-day living in the tipi: the section on Indian cooking has been expanded to include a large number and range of Indian foods and recipes, as well as methods of cooking over an open fire, with a reflector oven, and with a ground oven; there are new sections on making buckskin, making moccasins, and making cradle boards; there is a whole new section on child care and general household hints. Shoshoni, Cree, and Assiniboine designs have been added to the long list of tribal tipi types discussed. This new edition is richly illustrated with color and black and white photographs, and drawings to aid in constructing and living in the tipi. It is written primarily for the interested amateur, and will appeal to anyone who likes camping, the out-of-doors, and American Indian lore.

Project Fire

Author: Steven Raichlen
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9781523503926
Release Date: 2018-05-01
Genre: Cooking

Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire. An electrifying new approach by the man who literally wrote the bible on barbecue. Cutting edge techniques meet time-honed traditions in 100 boldly flavored recipes that will help you turbocharge your game at the grill. Here’s how to reinvent steak with reverse-seared beef tomahawks, dry-brined filets mignons, ember-charred porterhouses, and T-bones tattooed with grill marks and enriched, the way the pros do it, with melted beef fat. Here’s how to spit-roast beer-brined cauliflower on the rotisserie. Blowtorch a rosemary veal chop. Grill mussels in blazing hay, peppery chicken under a salt brick, and herb-crusted salmon steaks on a shovel. From Seven Steps to Grilling Nirvana to recipes for grilled cocktails and desserts, Project Fire proves that live-fire, and understanding how to master it, makes everything taste better. “Once again, steven Raichlen shows off his formidable fire power and tempting recipes.” —Francis Mallmann

Gazza s Guide to Practical Project Management

Author: Gary M Nelson
Publisher: Gazza's Guides
ISBN:
Release Date: 2012-09-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Life is complicated. If we can simplify the job of getting things done, the better off we usually are. This is particularly important in managing projects. In this book, Gary (Gazza) tackles the complexity of managing projects by breaking the essential components of Project Management down into practical, simple concepts. Whether you simply have an interest in Project Management or are already managing them, this book has something for you. For most people, we remember things best when they are accompanied by music, or are part of a story. While there is no musical score to this book, there are plenty of project management lessons wrapped in entertaining stories to help the concepts stick. Featuring popular episodes from Gazza's Corner blog and all-new content, this book addresses the four main stages of typical projects: Initiation/Planning, Execution, Closeout and Project Control. What you will find in this book: Learn about the importance of the Project Kickoff - and why you need a Monkey to help you through it. Need to create a new Project Plan? Learn to write it as a story based on lessons learned from a famous author. Writing requirements? Learn how to develop exceptional ones through lessons learned from Ice Cream - and the Spice Girls. Implementing Organizational Change? Learn how to do it successfully by growing a Desert. Learn about the essentials of Risk Management from a pocket umbrella in the heart of the Australian Desert. You can't get there from here: tips on getting things done, in spite of it all. A playful theory on the origin of writing - and why it is so important that we write stuff down. Working with Virtual Teams or Volunteers? Read key lessons on working with both types of teams. And many other topics. From managing hundreds of small, concurrent projects to multi-year, multi-million dollar ventures, Gazza shares his 20+ years of experience and lessons learned to help you along the project management journey.

Beyond Smoke and Mirrors

Author: Douglas S. Massey
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
ISBN: 9781610443821
Release Date: 2002-03-14
Genre: Social Science

Migration between Mexico and the United States is part of a historical process of increasing North American integration. This process acquired new momentum with the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement in 1994, which lowered barriers to the movement of goods, capital, services, and information. But rather than include labor in this new regime, the United States continues to resist the integration of the labor markets of the two countries. Instead of easing restrictions on Mexican labor, the United States has militarized its border and adopted restrictive new policies of immigrant disenfranchisement. Beyond Smoke and Mirrors examines the devastating impact of these immigration policies on the social and economic fabric of the Mexico and the United States, and calls for a sweeping reform of the current system. Beyond Smoke and Mirrors shows how U.S. immigration policies enacted between 1986–1996—largely for symbolic domestic political purposes—harm the interests of Mexico, the United States, and the people who migrate between them. The costs have been high. The book documents how the massive expansion of border enforcement has wasted billions of dollars and hundreds of lives, yet has not deterred increasing numbers of undocumented immigrants from heading north. The authors also show how the new policies unleashed a host of unintended consequences: a shift away from seasonal, circular migration toward permanent settlement; the creation of a black market for Mexican labor; the transformation of Mexican immigration from a regional phenomenon into a broad social movement touching every region of the country; and even the lowering of wages for legal U.S. residents. What had been a relatively open and benign labor process before 1986 was transformed into an exploitative underground system of labor coercion, one that lowered wages and working conditions of undocumented migrants, legal immigrants, and American citizens alike. Beyond Smoke and Mirrors offers specific proposals for repairing the damage. Rather than denying the reality of labor migration, the authors recommend regularizing it and working to manage it so as to promote economic development in Mexico, minimize costs and disruptions for the United States, and maximize benefits for all concerned. This book provides an essential "user's manual" for readers seeking a historical, theoretical, and substantive understanding of how U.S. policy on Mexican immigration evolved to its current dysfunctional state, as well as how it might be fixed.

Smoke exposure at western wildfires

Author: Timothy E. Reinhardt
Publisher: Diane Pub Co
ISBN: MINN:31951D02881902Y
Release Date: 2000-05
Genre: Nature

Smoke exposure measurements among firefighters at wildfires showed that between 3 & 5% of the shift-average exposures exceeded occupational exposure limits (OEL) for carbon monoxide (CM) & respiratory irritants. Among workers involved in direct attack of actively burning areas & maintaining fireline boundaries, peak exposure situations could be several times greater than recommended OEL for short-term exposures. Exposure to acrolein, benzene, formaldehyde, & respirable particulate matter could be predicted from measurements of carbon monoxide. Electrochemical dosimeters for CM were the best tool for routinely assessing smoke exposure. Tables.

Alaska Kid

Author: Jack London
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1534797114
Release Date: 2016-06-30
Genre:

Kid reist per Schiff nach Dyea, von wo die Goldgräber über den Chilkoot Pass ins Hinterland gelangen wollen. Um überhaupt an der Goldsuche teilnehmen zu dürfen, müssen die Goldgräber Ausrüstung und Verpflegung im Umfang von 1000 kg mit sich nehmen. Die Strecke kann nur zu Fuß zurückgelegt werden, und so muss die ganze Ladung in einer Art Staffette Meile für Meile weiterbewegt werden. Kid, der sich solche Arbeit überhaupt nicht gewohnt ist, hat zunächst Mühe, die Lasten zu tragen, wird aber mit jeder Meile, die er zurücklegt, kräftiger und härter. Hatte er zunächst die Indianer, die für ansehnliche Preise den Weißen beim Schleppen halfen, nur um ihre Leichtigkeit bewundert, lernt er bald, weshalb sie die viel größeren Lasten ohne Probleme tragen können. Als er auf die Höhe des Chilkoot kommt, wird das Wetter immer schlechter - der arktische Winter steht vor der Tür und bald wird der Pass überhaupt nicht mehr passierbar sein. Weitere Klassiker unter:www.buch-klassiker.de

How to Do Your Research Project

Author: Gary Thomas
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446283059
Release Date: 2013-06-24
Genre: Social Science

Direct, informative and accessible the new edition of Gary Thomas's bestselling title is essential reading for anyone doing a research project. Packed full of relevant advice and real world examples the book guides you through the complete research process. Using refreshingly jargon-free language and anecdotal evidence it is a witty, easy to follow introduction that will answer your questions, set out best practice and walk you through every stage of your project step-by-step. It covers: - How to choose your research question - Project management and study skills - Doing an effective literature review - Methodology, theory and research design - Design frames - Ethics and access - Tools for data collection - Effective data analysis - Discussing findings, concluding and writing up The expanded, insightfully redesigned second edition has a fully integrated companion website including student worksheets, annotated examples and links to SAGE Journals. Gary Thomas also has an exciting new video in which he explains what’s new to this Second Edition. This popular book is ideal for anyone undertaking a research project in the applied social sciences. Available with Perusall—an eBook that makes it easier to prepare for class Perusall is an award-winning eBook platform featuring social annotation tools that allow students and instructors to collaboratively mark up and discuss their SAGE textbook. Backed by research and supported by technological innovations developed at Harvard University, this process of learning through collaborative annotation keeps your students engaged and makes teaching easier and more effective. Learn more.