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Scott Sheppard
Alameda, California
http://labs.blogs.com/its_alive_in_the_lab/about-the-author.html
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Knowing that I would be making the switch from being a Labs guy to helping the Office of the CTO with our internal Autodesk Forge usage, I attended last year's DevCon in San Francisco. This was the most photographed side... Continue reading
Posted 14 hours ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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I am working from home today, so I tried a new Alameda restaurant for lunch. Neptune's is located on Central Avenue where the old Fosters Freeze was. Let me summarize by saying that I will go back, but I would... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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Arthur Harsuvanakit and Lucas Prokopiak are on our team. Speaking of teams, they teamed up with Autodesk CEO Emeritus, Carl Bass, as well as two guys from LUNAR Design to imagine, design, and create a clock. You may recall that... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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Enlarge This is a more detailed rework of a previous blog post. "Feel the heat pushing you to decide Feel the heat burning you up, ready or not Some like it hot, and some sweat when the heat is on...... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
Typepad HTML Email Make sure you are signed up on http://beta.autodesk.com and have indicated that Fusion 360 is something you wish to beta test. Generative design technology will be commercialized this year.
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Typepad HTML Email Thanks for sharing. That is a perfect example of how Autodesk Forge can be used.
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When I was growing up, entertainer, Anita Bryant, was featured in an ad campaign for Florida orange juice where she exclaimed: "Orange Juice — it's not just for breakfast anymore." I was reminded of this by a story I saw... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
Typepad HTML Email Thank you for the kind words. I will pass on your congratulations to Erin.
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Typepad HTML Email Thank you for sharing your insight. Our community installed 76 timers, and so far, it’s working great. Our maintenance committee loves that their job of replacing burnt out bulbs is practically no-existent now.
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I created it in Visio: https://www.dropbox.com/s/k7hsx5bkmr7xhpx/ForgeAPIs.vsd?dl=0
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I have blogged about Autodesk's own Erin Bradner before: Dr. Erin Bradner says "You're very welcome" to Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School Recurve Bow designed with Project Dreamcatcher Why the AutoCAD UX Team is Really a Lean Startup Power... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
Typepad HTML Email Our focus will be on building out BIM 360 Docs. What specific workflow are you looking to address?
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On March 14, the AutoCAD team hosted some bloggers to share what was in the upcoming AutoCAD 2018 release. AutoCAD 2018 has since been released: #AutoCAD 2018 Features The day started off for this bloggers with me giving them a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
Typepad HTML Email I used Google image search in a variety of ways and got some very NSFW imagery. Alas, I was not able to come up with an image that looks like the one you describe.
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Y'all can see that I updated the picture after realizing that technically, the object storage system is part of Forge.
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Let's say you've been an Autodesk customer for a long time. You've got decades of your intellectual property captured in AutoCAD drawings. If you'd like to leverage that data to showcase your work to your customers, then Autodesk Forge is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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As a DWF Technical Evangelist, I started blogging by supplying Shaan Hurley with guest articles that he would post on his blog, Between The Lines. On February 14, 2006, I started my own blog, Beyond the Paper, using Shaan's naming... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
Typepad HTML Email I am glad you enjoyed this post.
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Typepad HTML Email I think if I handed out a flyer, my fellow passengers would say “Who does this guy think he is?”
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Typepad HTML Email It was my pleasure. Thank you for the kind words.
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The build number is 14.0.0.177.
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Since the 32-bit version will run in a 64-bit version, and since DWF files are based on a 32-bit relative coordinate space, there are no plans to create a new 32-bit version.
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It's Friday, so let's talk about something besides Autodesk Forge. This is a blog post that I have wanted to write for years. Now if I can just get people to read it. I commute to the Autodesk office in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
Thank you for the defect report. I will pass it on to the team. I have no problem with the comment here.
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Yeah, that's probably an overstatement. In terms of actually doing the design, I could use a desktop application; however, if I want to leverage generative design, then I'll need the cloud. Next, rather than have to publish a DWF file and send it to the people actually doing the work, it would be more convenient if those team members could just look at my latest design using their phones. SO although I don't need it on my phone or tablet device, I need it somewhere that those guys can get it on their phone or tablet device. The Autodesk Forge viewer (a.k.a. Large Model Viewer) helps make that happen.
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