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Shaan Hurley
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Autodesk employee, shutterbug, geek, and world traveler.
Interests: travel, photography, technology and the outdoors.
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Today!! Ask our Autodesk Experts about working remotely and collaboration with our products during Community Office Hours, every Tuesday, learn more: https://autode.sk/2R5eSOY Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Between the Lines
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Autodesk University 2020 and connected events will be reimagined as digital experiences this year. We have started the call for proposals from May 20, 2020 and it is open until June 22, 2020. For this year, I am considering some proposals myself including ones focused on innovation as well as how a hackathon or innovation sprint can surface innovative solutions to challenges for your company or industry. Be a leader and submit an idea In addition to proposing a class... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Between the Lines
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An Autodesk colleague Justin Taylor spent time teaching his 6 year old son the importance of construction site safety using a small tomato named “Mervin”. “I combined work and home schooling with my 6 year son today – the topic this lunch time was safety on the construction site. I showed him: The importance of proper site planning The importance of PPE How to capture an incident on a phone And how useful kitchen roll is for cleaning up accidents” Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2020 at Between the Lines
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For my Throwback Thursday TBT post this week, I wanted to answer a common question when people drive by, walk by or visit our Autodesk Portland Office and look up on the building top corners. The office building is a historic renovated brick building located prominently in the Central Eastside Industrial District along the Eastside of the Willamette river next to Burnside Bridge and the I-5 freeway. “what is that on the building, a gargoyle? I actually had that question... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2020 at Between the Lines
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On March 24, Autodesk launched the Extended Access Program to enable customers to use certain cloud collaboration products free, for commercial use. Due to the strong uptake we’ve seen for the program, and in recognition of the ongoing challenges customers continue to face, we are extending the duration of the program by an additional 30 days. BIM 360 Docs, BIM 360 Design, Fusion 360, Fusion Team, AutoCAD Web, AutoCAD Mobile, and Shotgun will continue to be available to customers for... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2020 at Between the Lines
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My local Portland VR collaboration friends over the The Wild are hosting the first annual Global Architecture and Interior Design Student Competition at the VR/AR Global Online Summit. Six student finalists will be selected to share their original 3D models in a live-streamed competition in virtual reality. Applications are due May 20th and the jury includes thought leaders Amy Peck (HTC Vive, EndeavorVR) and Aubrey Tucker (ETRO Construction). The design challenge: Design a space that encourages digital socialization or innovative... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2020 at Between the Lines
Tealc, I can ask around but I'm not sure Autodesk will have any official release files to support a 25 year old software release and the faster processor issue. I would encourage you to post in the Autodesk Forums and see if someone has the patch available forums.autodesk.com.
Toggle Commented May 12, 2020 on AutoCAD R12 June 1992 at Between the Lines
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Today, an important decision was announced about Autodesk University 2020. In the interest of safety the event was going digital. I know it is a difficult decision to make, but I'm certain it was the right thing to do and they will make the very best of it. Perhaps we can hold the annual AU5k and AU Social Meetup in a creative and fun way. This is only for this year so there is still a chance for AU 2021... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2020 at Between the Lines
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With the new Customer Success Learning Hub you can learn best practices and key workflows in only 15 minutes a day, and for free. Have a look at what is there and how you might improve your skills or those of your colleagues and partners. The format and design of the learning paths are for professionals and to fit learning in their busy schedules and go beyond basics with Autodesk design tools they have access to. 6 disciplines to choose... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2020 at Between the Lines
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If “Digital Twin” was in your Technology Term BINGO card – this is your lucky day! Digital Twins were one of the top ten tech trends of 2019, according to Gartner and Deloitte. Learn about some of Autodesk’s Forge partners and their solutions around Digital Twin and understand the importance of this to the AEC industry and building owners and see how Forge was a great platform for their solutions. https://youtu.be/JJ64DKsX9v8 Forge Partner Talks web series Tune in every Wednesday... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2020 at Between the Lines
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Autodesk has recently announced a special program for Fusion 360 in the Extended Access Program which gives free commercial access to Fusion 360 until June 30, 2020. Find out more on the free Extended Access Program: https://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/extended-access-program Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2020 at Between the Lines
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There is a great resource for those that need some assistance in learning how to remotely collaborate effectively, remote solutions, get Autodesk licenses, and more in a video playlist. Working remotely and especially collaborating with others from home requires some adjustments but it doesn’t have to be a challenge. Many solutions for such setup are either already available to current Autodesk customers through Autodesk Account or can be accessed via the Extended Access Program. The list of collaboration products available... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2020 at Between the Lines
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Today I was fortunate to participate with about 70+ other employees in celebrating and wishing the best of retirement to a long time AutoCAD team member and passionate customer advocate for 32 years Dieter Schlaepfer. Dieter has been involved in many things at Autodesk over 32 years but primarily learning and training then in the 22 years I have known his in the technical publications roles. He was always trying to find out from customers how we can communicate feature... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2020 at Between the Lines
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Be aware there are many scams out there trying to take advantage of the challenging COVID-19 and economic uncertainty and confusion with very convincing phishing emails to get you with a fake Amazon or bank email to give up your login and passwords on a fake sign in page. Another scam is criminals taking advantage of the overwhelmed unemployment system as I found out when some criminal fraudster filed a unemployment claim using some of my details. I have had... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2020 at Between the Lines
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In social media recently, I noticed Paul Neale had posted a creative training infographic on 3ds Max Animation Tools (short list) and thought it would be great to share out. http://paulneale.com/osl-tips-and-tricks/ Want to know where 3ds Max is going or added in recent updates? Check out the 3d Max roadmap. makeanything.autodesk.com/3DSMAX Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2020 at Between the Lines
Absolutely, yes so many things will need to be considered. -Shaan
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Wishing you a happy Earth Day, the 50th Earth Day. Right now everyone can use a little peaceful zen garden therapy in their life, especially now with the uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 shuttering all but essential services. In Portland we have world famous and locally beloved treasure of the Portland Japanese Garden, but it too has been closed due to the pandemic. But now you can explore much of the garden in 360 views and enjoy exploring some... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2020 at Between the Lines
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As part of our ongoing effort to assist our customers who are now working remotely, we sent an email communication on Tuesday, March 31 to customers who rely on network servers for software access to remind them of our Home Use license policy. A Home Use License allows you to use your software from home as long as your subscription or maintenance plan is active, and until they return to the workplace. For subscriptions with single-user access (named user) Install... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2020 at Between the Lines
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In these challenging times, those of us now working from home can always use good resources and best practices to ease the transition and be productive, as productive as we can possibly be given each of our unique situations. Our Autodesk CIO Prakash Kota wrote a good article outlining 10 best practices for a remote workforce that may assist you and your teams. 10 Best Practices to Support a Remote Workforce—and Ease Stress—During COVID-19 Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2020 at Between the Lines
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My longtime friend and Autodesk colleague Kean Walmsley and I have been talking about ways Autodesk technology might assist our customers, and even us at Autodesk in these changing times or the “new normal”. How might we evaluate social distancing, points where people could congregate or HVAC flows all based on best health and safety practices being publicly discussed in this potential new normal environment when many self isolated communities slowly phase back in public settings and buildings. I would... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2020 at Between the Lines
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Do you have an outstanding architecture, engineering, or construction project that deserves recognition? Showcase it to the world in the AEC Excellence Awards 2020. Enter now: autode.sk/34DBTOC Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your outstanding design and construction projects. The call for entries opens on April 15, 2020. Deadline for submission is June 10, 2020. https://youtu.be/LSC8yxbvJVQ Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2020 at Between the Lines
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There is a new Open Source Tool from our Autodesk Global Consulting Delivery to address a common request from our customers requiring a way to automate setting up BIM 360 environment users and projects. The BIM 360 project setup tool sample was first created by Oliver Scharpf from our Global Consulting Delivery team to solve this need. The tool was released by Autodesk to Open Source for everyone to use. Use this command line tool to setup BIM 360 projects,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2020 at Between the Lines
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If you are a user of Autodesk Inventor, the Autodesk Inventor Team wants to hear from you in many ways as well provide some information on what their plans are in future releases of the product. Inventor Team member Loren Welch Sr Product Manager for the Inventor product line at Autodesk wrote a nice blog post on all the ways you can get your feedback to the product team and participate with others on future Inventor needs. There is also... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2020 at Between the Lines
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Thank you to all the medical first responders doctors, nurses, hospital staff, and researchers battling the COVID-19 pandemic head on in a heroic effort. I worry about my friends who are doctors and nurses every single day. Also a big thank you to store workers and delivery people that without them so many would not be getting things they need to get by. So many good people out there helping so many with their hard work and risk. To my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2020 at Between the Lines
Have you wanted to get involved in helping with the COVID-19 (coronavirus) efforts? Autodesk has detailed some of the ways you can help others around the world out, as we all need to work and help each other to get through this difficult time. Engineers Collaborate to Combat COVID-19 Open-source design efforts Open Source COVID19 Medical Supplies, is a key group that is crowdsourcing solutions to address the diminishing stock of medical equipment around the world. They are mobilizing thousands... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2020 at Between the Lines