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Scott Sheppard
Alameda, California
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From their literature: LGE (Leading in a Global Enterprise) is an experiential leadership development program started in 2010 to help high-potential directors and senior directors at Genentech/Roche North America lead within the many changes taking place in their business. The... Continue reading
Posted 58 minutes ago at It is Alive in the Lab
Typepad HTML Email Good idea. At this point, my shopping list is only intended for one store, but for multiple stores, that would sure be better.
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image source: BART.gov My longtime friend and former neighbor, Paul Medved, is a project manager for BART. Paul and I have kayaked together. With a background in civil engineering, Paul's latest project was the Warm Springs extension for BART. BART... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at It is Alive in the Lab
It's in the Insert Text ribbon item. Check out Heidi Hewitt using it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VquksZOj7ao
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on #AutoCAD 2018 Features at It is Alive in the Lab
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In a previous blog post, I conducted an experiment to see if decanting wine really affected the taste. Read the blog post. That test revealed that it does. As a result, I use my decanter often. Decanters are never cleaned... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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Since it's Friday, I'll blog about something other than Autodesk Forge (which, is by the way, a set of APIs and supporting materials where our customers and partners, among other things, can showcase their 3D data to their customers). When... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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Autodesk's fiscal year runs from February 1 through January 31. So right now, we're working in FY18 since it ends on January 31, 2018. As a result, the AutoCAD team has been working on AutoCAD 2018 even though today is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 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 Mar 21, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Technology previews are an opportunity for Autodesk customers to help shape the future of our technology. Based on the feedback that teams receive when they conduct a technology preview, one of three things happens: Graduation A technology graduates when it... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
Typepad HTML Email Thanks. I have updated my post.
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Happy St. Patrick's Day. Recall my blog post about the Elbo chair designed by a computer using generative design: Read the blog post. Well here's a version that was made by a robot that uses a camera to weld and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
I think you might be right. This was one of those deals where, as you drank, a waiter would come by and refill your glass. I had to work extra hard to stay ahead of them. :-)
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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 Mar 17, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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The renovation of the second floor of the Autodesk One Market office was the second project in northern California to receive a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) platinum award for commercial interiors. The first was the Energy Foundation... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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In a previous blog post, I mentioned how the rLoop team was using Autodesk Fusion 360 to design their vehicle for the Hyperloop competition. Recall that the hyperloop is Elon Musk's brainchild where small pods travel in vacuum tubes to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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It's Pi Day so let's talking about an ever expanding pie — the home building market. Part of Autodesk's success is based on the fact that long ago the original founders: Recognized the computer industry was shifting from mainframe computers... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 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 Mar 13, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
Typepad HTML Email Absolutely. Technology previews are a chance to innovate. Three developers will work on something for a month, we get validation, and then 30 developers will work on it for a year.
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As shipped, without getting any additional add-ons, without paying any more money, Inventor 2017 will import a 2D DWG and convert it to 3D. It does not do it exactly in the same way that the old 2D to 3D tool does. What we want to know is "Was the old way better?"
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One of the things that Autodesk is about is impact and sustainability. It's for this reason that we have Insight 360. Learn more about Insight 360 Insight 360 is our collection of easy to use tools that allow designers to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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My wife and I live in a homeowner association, named Crown Harbor, that is on the water in the city of Alameda, California. Below is a picture of our townhouse (the left half of the building) taken while kayaking with... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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In a previous blog post, I showed many of the Autodesk Technology Preview banners from over the years: View the blog article. Recently, John Grimshaw, of cadassist.co.uk published an article about Autodesk Labs: Visit cadassist.co.uk. This got me to revisit... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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"Boy is my face red." This was originally published as a blog post unintentionally. I am trying to share detailed debugging info with Comcast. Rather than have to explain the gory details of lost emails, I typed it up for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
RetroFab is an Autodesk Research design tool that allows non-experts to customize the physical interface to a legacy device without having to make permanent structural changes the device. Check this out: Now you too can fit a square peg in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab
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In a previous blog article, I talked about using Kodables to teach kindergarten students how to computer program — eventually to write JavaScript. The first lesson was based on sequence. Programmers need to tell what computers what to do in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at It is Alive in the Lab