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Scott Sheppard
Alameda, California
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In one form or another, I have been associated with Autodesk since 1990. Originally known as the AutoCAD company that had a female CEO and allowed employees to bring their dogs to work, today we are so much more. Here... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at It is Alive in the Lab
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The Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco celebrates design — the process of taking a great idea and turning it into a reality. With about 60 different exhibits regularly on display that showcase the innovative work of Autodesk... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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In a recent blog post, I shared part of Autodesk's vision for the future of making to make the case that we need to help our customers do more and better with less. I cited housing for our growing population... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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It's never too early to become a designer. Tinkercad is an Autodesk cloud-based application used by designers, hobbyists, teachers, and students, to make toys, prototypes, home decor, Minecraft models, jewelry — the list is truly endless. Geared towards the non-professional,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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This story comes to us from Radha Mistry who is a Story Maker on our Corporate Strategy team. She and other team members (including a summer intern) considered how Autodesk customers will work in the distant future. This summer Jessy... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Wall partition Wall partition in its lowered position (image courtesy of Erin Bradner) to separate the meeting space from the partying Wall partition in its raised position (image courtesy of Janice Wong-Perez) to open up the meeting space for as... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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In the beginning, there was AutoCAD. Though the functionality in AutoCAD has grown over the years and continues to be a popular and important part of the Autodesk portfolio of products, its original appeal was based on its: ability to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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"Singing to an ocean, I can hear the ocean's roar. Play for free, I play for me and play a whole lot more, more! Singing about the good things and the sun that lights the day. I used to sing... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Bobbie Casey is our Engagement Coordinator for the Autodesk Foundation. The Autodesk Foundation believes that design can change the world and supports the design and creation of innovative solutions to the world's most pressing social and environmental challenges. Bobbie manages... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Sam Nseir is a designated support specialist in our Worldwide Field Operations team. A while back, Sam created some sample code with Autodesk Forge that I blogged about: Recently, a question came in regarding that code: Hi Sam: I saw... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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As usual, the Office of the CTO (OCTO) hosted interns for the summer. We have our interns work on real research projects rather than just create busy work. One of our favorite aspects of the program is that our interns... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Bjørn Wittenberg is a Global Program Manager on our Autodesk Educational Experience team. Recently he shared some information about our student advocacy program. As happy as I am that Autodesk's vision is to help people imagine, design, and make a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Headquartered in Singapore and with additional operations in India, Dubai, Sri Lanka and Sydney, Eutech Engineering Pte. Ltd. and its subsidiaries (the "Group") develop and implement proprietary software solutions for workplace management, smart buildings, and healthcare. Eutech has accumulated domain... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Autodesk makes software for people who make the man-made world. If you've ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a blockbuster film, chances are you've experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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At Autodesk, the Office of the CTO creates stories about the future and helps Autodesk make them come true. Here are a few excerpts from Autodesk's take on the future of making coupled with a story from the Autodesk Foundation.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Autodesk makes software for people who make the world around us. If you've ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you've experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
Thanks. I am finding that the book only confirms what I already knew instead of being revelatory.
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I am reading Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations by Thomas L. Friedman. IBM Watson is a cloud-based computer system capable of answering questions posed in natural language, developed in IBM's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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The Office of the CTO explores stories about the future and makes them come true. One of these stories involves robots working side by side with humans in construction and manufacturing. After our Brickbot project was unveiled last month, Artificial... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
Congratulations. 15 down. 15 to go. I started blogging because of you.
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Autodesk Forge is our collection of Application Program Interfaces (APIs) that we use to develop our own web services. As part of our Autodesk Forge efforts, we share those APIs (including documentation and code samples) with customers and 3rd party... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Autodesk makes software for people who make things. If you've ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you've experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with our... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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It's Friday, so let's talk about a happy hour instead of technology. The Autodesk Foundation threw its annual Hydrous Happy Hour celebration on Thursday, August 16 at the Autodesk Gallery in our downtown office in San Francisco. I was honored... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Autodesk makes software for people who make things. If you've ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you've experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with our... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab