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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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I have had an iPhone for some time now — long enough, that I started by listening to music using traditional wired headphones. The wire often proved to be a hassle like when doing yard work because the cord got... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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Today's blog post comes from our team at our Technology Center in San Francisco. The Autodesk Pier 9 Technology Center in San Francisco invited a world-class group of manufacturing experts, academics, and leaders in the digital manufacturing industry to the... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
I watched a TED video where world-renown architect, Renzo Piano, described why architecture is amazing. I was struck by how many great quotes this video contained: "Architecture is the art of making buildings... — shelters for human beings, ...communities, and... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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At Autodesk, we view technologies using Three Horizons that is a model for concurrently managing growth investments across three time-horizons. The purpose of the model is explicitly to manage a pipeline of business growth opportunities from inception to maturity. The... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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My wife and I live in a homeowner association called Crown Harbor. Crown Harbor is a small gated Alameda California community of 76 townhomes nestled along Ballena Bay, Crab Cove, and Crown Beach. Crown Harbor is a quiet, well-kept community... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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It's Friday, so let's cover something besides Autodesk technology. 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... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
John: For more on generative design, check out: http://labs.blogs.com/its_alive_in_the_lab/2018/06/autodesks-the-living-studio-generative-design-for-architectural-space-planning.html
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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 Jul 10, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
Typepad HTML Email Thanks for the additional information. Girls Who Code is a great program [pun intended].
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For the 3rd year, Autodesk is proud to be a corporate partner of the Summer Immersion Program through Girls Who Code (GWC). GWC is non-profit aiming to close the gender gap in technology. This year’s executive sponsor, Senior Vice President... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Today is July 4 — Independence day — recognition of the day that the Continental Congress formally adopted the Declaration of Independence that had been written largely by Thomas Jefferson. The Declaration of Independence was first read publicly by Colonel... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Thousands of buildings in Colombia, South America could crumble in the next earthquake and crush thousands of its citizens. Autodesk's Latin America Marketing Program Manager, Juan M Martinez, Senior Data Scientist, Patty Svenson, and Forge Product Manager, Philippe Videau went... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Enlarge Autodesk provides products and services to three different industries: Media and Entertainment - customers who make blockbuster movies, small independent films, documentaries, TV shows, TV commercials, and video games. Product Design and Manufacturing - customers who make the things... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
I knew that the crack used to not be there. It was very wide. I thought "Hey, something must have happened." For the same unit, 2 doors down, one of his windows broke in the last earthquake. So I figured that mine didn't break, but got shaken badly. I recall adding that link way back. What's weird is that my RSS feed comes with hyperlinked titles that take me to the website for reading with the browser.
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Since it's Friday, let's talk about something besides Autodesk technology. In 2015 we replaced all of the windows in our home. In addition to reducing our energy costs, the circular window in our family room leaked, and we wanted to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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In the Office of the CTO (OCTO), we tell stories about the future and make them come true. For technologists, science fiction is often a source of inspiration for innovation. For example, many believe that the cell phone was inspired... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Our team is part of Autodesk's Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO). At Autodesk, the role of OCTO is to tell stories about the future and make them come true. OCTO's charter is to explore, distill, and apply what's... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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image courtesy of Bastien Mazeran Forge is our application program interface (API) platform and supporting materials (sample code, manuals) as well as a community of developers who uses those APIs. Although Forge is intended for our customers and 3rd party... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
Thanks for your enthusiasm. We're on it with many ideas to choose from.
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Autodesk makes software for people who make things. If you've ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you've experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with our... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Artificial Intelligence embodies the theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages. Machine learning allows computers to handle new situations via analysis,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Autodesk makes software for people who make things. If you've ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you've experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with our... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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It's a Friday, so let's talk about something besides Autodesk technology. Here is something that happened two Fridays ago. In a previous blog post, Scott Sheppard is Too Big for his Britches, I talked about how my tuxedo pants did... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Autodesk makes software for people who make things. If you've ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you've experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with our... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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I am one of 38 board members for the Boys & Girls Club of Alameda. The Boys & Girls Club of Alameda was founded in 1949, and its tradition of excellence continues to this day. Today, the closing bell will... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab