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Scott Sheppard
Alameda, California
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When a technology preview graduates from Labs, it is no longer available on Labs. This technology never had a download since it is browser-based. The technology is now available on https://charactergenerator.autodesk.com/.
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From August 4, 2008 to December 15, 2009, the Design, Lifecycle, and Simulation team conducted a technology preview on Autodesk Labs for Shrinkwrap for Inventor. The Shrinkwrap add-in helped users create envelope parts from Inventor assemblies. The Shrinkwrap add-in took... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at It is Alive in the Lab
Knowledge of the book's content should make you an attractive candidate for future employment. Good luck in your job search.
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"Any ways, the key to this plan is the giant laser. It was invented by the noted Cambridge physicist Dr. Parsons. Therefore, we shall call it the Alan Parsons Project." — Michael Meyers as Dr. Evil in the Austin Powers... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at It is Alive in the Lab
Please download the MSI from https://github.com/ADN-DevTech/ScriptPro-installer . The MSI also contains the complete source code.
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Introduction This summer our team welcomed interns to our group. Their assignment was to collaborate using Fusion 360 and Autodesk 360. The idea for this endeavor came from none other than our CEO, Carl Bass. This is not the first... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
Unfortunately these are not ours to distribute. You can get a better look at them on http://www.spoon-tamago.com/2013/04/24/botanical-blueprints-by-makoto-murayama/.
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You are welcome. I am sitting here with my wife watching the Raiders lose to the Packers.
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This blog post is 3 years old. Autodesk no longer has the rights from Google to distribute the free extension.
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The POV Dispatch is our Autodesk internal newsletter, published monthly, where we discuss the big ideas that are important to us and our customers. It is published by our Corporate Strategy & Engagement (CS&E) team of which Autodesk Labs is... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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Today I am reminded of an old skit. 4th man: ...We used to live in this tiny old house with great big holes in the roof. 2nd man: House! You were lucky to live in a house! We used to... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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I am working with Sales Readiness and Market Research Consultant, Shanthi Sambathkumar, and Sales Marketing Manager, Nicole Shumaker, from the Autodesk Sustainability Solutions team. I am creating a web page as part of the Autodesk Labs site that highlights sustainability... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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Intern showcase held in our telepresence room between San Francisco and Toronto Every year we host summer interns at Autodesk. This summer was no exception. In fact Autodesk had the largest number of summer interns in the Bay Area since... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at It is Alive in the Lab
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By any chance, are you in the San Francisco area? Check out the new Fusion 360 Meetup group. The next event is at Pier 9 on August 21st, featuring presentations from some of the most active Fusion 360 community members.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Autodesk Cloud Operations will be performing the monthly Microsoft security maintenance to our windows server and virtualization infrastructure environments this week. This activity will require brief outages to the following applications: BIM 360 Glue // more Buzzsaw // more Constructware... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at It is Alive in the Lab
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It's Q3 for Autodesk so it's time to launch our new first new technology preview of the quarter. Project Ventus for Simulation CFD is a surface wrapping tool that is meant to take a model, surface wrap it, add an... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at It is Alive in the Lab
According to Brian Frank, who is the champion of the technology preview: This is something that we have heard repeatedly during the Labs preview and will be investigating for future updates. Thank you for contacting us and providing the feedback.
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I have tabulated our FY15 Q2 results: The Autodesk fiscal year runs from February 1 through January 31. So our quarters are Feb-Mar-Apr, May-Jun-Jul, Aug-Sep-Oct, and Nov-Dec-Jan. On July 31 we ended Q2 of fiscal year 2015. In my role... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at It is Alive in the Lab
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It's that time again — the first Thursday night of the month. Purchase tickets. Goodness is alive in the lab. Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at It is Alive in the Lab
This is a test of embedding the Autodesk 360 viewing capability in a blog post. It looks like it worked on my PC (using Chrome) but not my iPhone. This is to be expected since it relies on WebGL. Testing... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at It is Alive in the Lab
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As CTO Jeff Kowalski mentioned as part of last year's keynote address at AU: "One great reason to go outside for insight is that it helps us to discover our blindspots. Blindspots, by definition, always exist outside the range of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Make no mistake about it — Autodesk is a software company. I have two degrees in computer science. I would happy to talk to you about software requirements, object oriented design, programming languages like C++, white box testing techniques like... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Watch the TED Talk. In 2006 designer Peter Skillman created a design challenge called "The Marshmallow Challenge" where the assignment is for a team of 4 to build the tallest free-standing structure that can support a marshmallow at its top.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Project Arro is our invitation-only technology preview that enables Autodesk Simulation Mechanical, Autodesk Simulation CFD, and Autodesk Simulation Moldflow users to rapidly simplify and prepare CAD for simulation. Project Arro reads in native CAD geometry and neutral files, allows you... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Insight provides tools for your injection mold design, plastic part design, and the injection molding design process. Project Scandium is a technology preview that is similar but different from Simulation Moldflow Insight. Project Scandium is a separate... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at It is Alive in the Lab