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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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Since today is Wednesday in the middle of Autodesk University (AU), and we're all fully immersed in AU activities, I can safely say "...and now for something completely different." We work in the Office of the CTO (OCTO). OCTO's mission... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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At Autodesk, we make tools to help people with design challenges every day. We help our customers design and make anything, from skyscrapers and smart cars to bridges and blockbusters. We automate how things are designed in the digital world... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
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Autodesk University (AU) is a set of events in various countries where Autodesk customers come to learn about technology and take classes on how to use Autodesk products and services. We have an upcoming event in Las Vegas on November... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at It is Alive in the Lab
It's 2018. I think everything should be streamable. I don't get it.
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image source: lennar.com After 9 wonderful years at Crown Harbor in Alameda, it’s time from my wife, Sheryl, and I to relocate. Our plan was to select a lot and have a new home built with an in-law unit so... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
Thanks for your question. I have posted it to the BIM 360 Ideas forum: https://forums.autodesk.com/t5/bim-360-ideas/blog-comment-about-power-bi-dashboards-within-project-home-or/idi-p/8387528 Stantec is an important customer, and I want this topic to get the proper attention it deserves.
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Sam Nseir is a designated support specialist in our Worldwide Field Operations team. A while back, Sam created some sample code with Autodesk Forge that I blogged about: Recently, another question came in regarding that code: Hi Sam: Would you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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In the middle of a night's sleep, have you ever had that dream that you're falling? Well, some mosquitos do. Read on... Sustainability is ingrained in Autodesk's vision of helping people imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk launched... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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If you're like me, you're eager to get to Las Vegas on November 12-15 to attend Autodesk Forge Devcon and Autodesk University. You can let your Twitter followers and Facebook friends know that you'll be there by temporarily updating your... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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As we do on every October 31, we celebrate Halloween here in the United States. Halloween is an annual holiday that originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (marking the end of the harvest season and the beginning of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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I was watching a new Netflix series and I couldn't tell one character from the other... Autodesk is working to help solve some of the world's most complex design problems, from pressing ecological challenges to the development of scalable smart... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Got data? What codes in Vegas doesn't stay in Vegas! Let's say you've been an Autodesk customer for a long time. You've got decades of your intellectual property captured in AutoCAD drawings. If you'd like to leverage that data to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Autodesk Research is conducting research and developing technology as part of: Reimagining Construction Reimagining Manufacturing Reimagining Design Reimagining Work If you are attending Autodesk University in Las Vegas in November, you can participate in our research efforts and make a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2018 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 Oct 24, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Though there's hype that robots will take our jobs, many like me at Autodesk believe that robots will become our assistants. We see robots moving from the factory floor to the construction site as the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction industry... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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image source: VueOps Today's blog post story comes to us from the Forge team. 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... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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It's a Saturday, so this blog post is not about Autodesk technology, it's just for fun. Some investors think the stock market will go up. Others think it will go down. They're referred to as Bulls and Bears. You can... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 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 Oct 17, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Women make up about half of the population. Their ideas demand to be heard. TechWomen is an Initiative of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. TechWomen empowers, connects, and supports the next generation of women... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 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 Oct 15, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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"What would we do with time off our backs? We would make this world a perfect place. We would make our lives a perfect thing, if not for time. But I tell you now, time is an illusion. Time is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 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 Oct 9, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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THE FUTURE OF MAKING is Autodesk's follow-up book to IMAGINE DESIGN CREATE. THE FUTURE OF MAKING tells remarkable stories of how emerging technologies are changing how we make things, who makes things, and the very nature of the what we... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Here's a problem: Although machine learning and artificial intelligence have almost approached human-level performance at recognizing and identifying objects in images, there is a gap in a computer's ability to produce images. Here's a possible solution: When a painter gazes... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab
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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 developers to be able to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2018 at It is Alive in the Lab