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Scott Sheppard
Alameda, California
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Thank you for the compliment. I am so thrilled that you used the word "wow." When we talk about innovation at Autodesk, we say that if done right, customers will say "wow" and competitors will say "aw-oh."
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In a previous blog article, I mentioned how I was getting back to my programming roots and reading The Principles of Product Development FLOW: Second Generation Lean Product Development by Donald G. Reinertsen. I am in the process of reviewing... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at It is Alive in the Lab
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Groups visit Autodesk and want to talk about innovation. They come to offices like the Autodesk Gallery and ask "How does Autodesk innovate?" when what they really want to know is "How can I innovate?" In response, Autodesk has developed... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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Imagine you are designing a bicycle and need a rear wheel sprocket. You could model it yourself using Fusion 360 or Inventor. But maybe this is not your first bicycle design, and you have sprockets from previous projects, so you... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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Everyone wants and could use more time. Project Kameleon is our free technology preview where you can try our new infrastructure model content authoring tools that are compatible with InfraWorks 360 and AutoCAD Civil 3D. The technology preview includes a... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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We often think of computers as big number crunchers. Although they do that, reality computing is where computers play a role in interacting with the real world. This can involve getting the real world into the computer via methods like... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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Here s how I spent my Tuesday morning: Gary Hercules is our Marketing Specialist on Worldwide Education team. Autodesk is hosting a large group of college interns for the summer. To share Autodesk's thoughts on the future of making, Gary... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab
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ReCap 360 Mobile was a technology preview for viewing, annotating, and sharing 3D laser scan projects created in Autodesk ReCap 360. ReCap 360 users could bring their projects into the field to streamline maintenance, demolition, and construction workflows. ReCap 360... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Project Arro is an Invitation Only Technology Preview. This not our normal public technology preview because the simulation team is interested in working exclusively with existing Autodesk simulation users. The project originally got its name because it is an acronym:... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab
Though not a coffee drinker, I am told: The blow through problem is exactly what happens when someone incorrectly packs espresso in the portafilter. Usually from grounds that are too course or not packed tight enough. The water finds a path of least resistance and then it burrows through and out that rather than evenly dispersed throughout the grounds.
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The Moldflow team Provided me with new installers for their technology preview of Project Scandium. I posted them for download and updated the site. Recall that Project Scandium is our technology preview that extends simulation capabilities with new capabilities. Moldflow... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab
Typepad HTML Email Thank you. It’s nice to have a definitive answer.
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On our walk back home from the farmer's market today, Sheryl and I encountered this: From what we could see, there is only one of these on this street. We are not sure what it is. It's on Santa Clara... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab
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The year was 1975. I was a junior at an all-boys Catholic high school in New Orleans. Mr. Hebert, one of our math teachers, decided to offer computer programming as an elective. I decided to take it. Computer programming was... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab
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It's been a while, so I figured it was time to repost an updated version of my milk carton blog article. We do have a few technology previews finishing at the end of the month, so act now if you... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab
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With apologies to The Who for the title of this blog post, Generative Design is a process where a human gives the computer a set of parameters that expresses his overall goals, and the system uses algorithms to explore all... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab
Typepad HTML Email Our focus is on a browser-based solution so that Inventor users can collaborate with users on iPhones, Androids, Macs, tablets – places where Inventor does not run, in addition to the PC.
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After taking the July 4 week off, we returned to work yesterday. As I have mentioned in other blog posts: Summer of Fabrication 2016 is underway Week 2 of the Autodesk Summer of Fabrication 2016 Week 3 of the Autodesk... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Since I mentioned Project Boulder's planned graduation into a future version of InfraWorks 360, I would be remiss if I did not mention the fate of Project EnergyPlus Cloud. Project EnergyPlus Cloud was our technology preview for running EnergyPlus simulations... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Autodesk InfraWorks 360 (i.e., automated 3D model building, cloud technology, and specialized features for road, bridge, and drainage design) helps civil engineers plan and design transportation infrastructure. It allows them to manage larger-scale infrastructure models created from existing data sources,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab
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To see who are summer interns are and what the internship program is about, check out their previous reports Summer of Fabrication 2016 is underway Week 2 of the Autodesk Summer of Fabrication The motto for week 3 was "Let... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab
Typepad HTML Email Thanks for the reference. I had not heard of him.
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Autodesk employees in the United States (and Canada) are following the 4th of July holiday with 4 days of vacation. We will be returning to work on Monday, July 11. For those of you who provide feedback this week on... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab
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This YouTube video is going viral: Warning: Not Safe for Work Language Obviously, slicing a pizza into 8 slices instead of 12 "because I can't eat 12 slices" in the wrong answer. 100% is 100% no matter how you slice... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2016 at It is Alive in the Lab