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Scott Sheppard
Alameda, California
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Typepad HTML Email Those buns came out of the freezer. I had to defrost them on the grill. Yes, I could have placed them at an oblique angle.
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Fair question, but no, this is something I did and wrote about at home.
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It's Friday, so let's cover something other than Autodesk Forge. Like most Americans, I enjoy a good hot dog now and then. Over the years, I have noticed that there is quite a variety of tastes among hot dogs. I... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at It is Alive in the Lab
Typepad HTML Email Yes, but I want you to become a Forge customer. :-)
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At Autodesk, we are working on Artificial Intelligence. Everyone knows you can make anything with Autodesk, and in the future, it will get even easier with augmentation from computers and robots. Check out what we've already done with Design Graph... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
I am not sure yet. I understand the request and will see how this plays out. Maybe including this in Forge is possible.
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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 3 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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Here's a blog post that gives you a sneak peek under the hood. This reflects work with technology that we are developing and using internally. When you use a computer program, you exercise its User Interface (UI). Prior to the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
I imagine Simon and Garfunkel never imagined "lay me down" could refer to "layers of metal being 3D printed" and that their protagonist could be a robot.
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"Like a bridge over troubled water, I will lay me down." — Simon & Garfunkel a 1:5 scale model of a bridge concept design fabricated by robots and 3D printing The Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco celebrates... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
Thanks for the link. That is a fascinating story. I can’t wait to see what is learned. Sent from my iPad
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"Frogs in every shape and size that stare with nictitating eyes. Despite the hype, the fact remains we're drowning in amphibians. It's not just pouring cats or dogs, it's raining frogs. It's plain to see we've reached a state where... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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The Alameda Recreation and Parks Department (ARPD) provides advice, coordination, and guidance on parks and recreational facilities in the city of Alameda. One of the activities they conduct is called Alameda Walks where they invite Alameda residents to lace up... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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We're all aware of the Star Trek opening lines, "Space, the final frontier..." At Autodesk, we want to help people make more things, make them better, and make them with less. That's our earthly pursuit, which makes sense, since our... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Design Night, open to the general public, is an events program that started at the Autodesk Gallery. At each event, guests explore a different theme — such as generative design, robotic systems, machine intelligence, or virtual/augmented reality — that challenges... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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I live in Alameda, California, and through a series of blog posts, I chronicled some energy improvements that I made to my home: A Modest Proposal: Results of My Home Energy Audit A Modest Proposal: Improvements based on My Home... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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From previous blog posts, recall this gang of three: Arthur Harsuvanakit Senior Designer, Arthur Harsuvanakit, has been tackling new technologies and design processes by producing projects that showcase and communicate the potential of these technologies. His work improves Autodesk's understanding... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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In the Old Testament of The Bible, God destroyed the earth with water by causing it to rain 40 days and 40 nights. [Genesis 7:12] I don't want to alarm you and cause you to wet your pants, but you've... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Many of you may be familiar with Evan Atherton as an award-winning filmmaker: Filmmaking is just a hobby for Evan. For his day job, Evan uses his mechanical engineering degree as an applied researcher at our Pier 9 technology center... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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From previous blog posts, recall this gang of four: Arthur Harsuvanakit Senior Designer, Arthur Harsuvanakit, has been tackling new technologies and design processes by producing projects that showcase and communicate the potential of these technologies. His work improves Autodesk's understanding... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2017 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 Sep 28, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
The intent is not to ask when we should release such functionality, but that if we did, when do customers see themselves having a workflow where they would use it. I have had customers tell me that they never see themselves using generative design, so don't bother. On the other hand, we have some customers using reality capture now and are curious as to how long it will be for others to do the same.
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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 Sep 27, 2017 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 Sep 26, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Imagine if your tool could be a true design partner. When selecting partners, we look for someone that would: bring a wealth of experience to the job, be curious enough to explore more alternatives for solutions to problems than we... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab