Monthly Archives: June 2012

What is Autodesk doing with its T-Splines Acquisition?

This popped up on the T-splines you-tube channel. At about 44 minutes in, up pops Autodesk showing their prototype for T-splines running inside Inventor Fusion!

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Export/Import AutoCAD Variables

One thing about AutoCAD, there is always one new command or tweak or variable to learn! Some can be quite old commands that you only discover when you need them! This one could be very useful if you want to … Continue reading

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BS10008:2008 Evidential weight and legal admissibility of electronic information. Specification, 2008

Yes it is a mouthfull but it does have relevance to BIM: “BS 10008 also has a role to play with Building Information Modelling (BIM) which generates and manages electronic information about a building during its entire life … Continue reading

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When Talk Becomes Action

Demonstrating the immediacy of technology and the mantra of “just do it” the UK BIM Wiki was kicked off yesterday by William Lopez Campo, @UnderNDA on twitter. So I encourage everyone who reads this blog to log in and start … Continue reading

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Linkedin Job Spam

Those of you on linkedin have probably noticed the dramatic rise in job spam on linkedin groups. It has reached the point now where it makes most of them more noise than content. This week I am going to hack … Continue reading

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BIM Diary website

A great idea from Ben  Malone BIM Diary – Calendar and information for all upcoming BIM related events; online and offline. If you want to add an event to the calendar, post it on Twitter with the hash tag … Continue reading

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Hashima – Desolate Buildings

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Augmented Reality Glove lets you edit virtual objects in mid-air Imagine where this might go. The ability to interact with an augmented environment. Obviously motion tracking is one thing but imagine where motion tracking sensors are as commonplace as wifi hotspots. So this is the very early stages but … Continue reading

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Excel Concatenate

A very useful little command for joining multiple values together into one cell output =CONCATENATE(A1,B1,C1) If you want spaces in between =CONCATENATE(A1,” “,B1,” “,C1) or underscores “_” If you would rather have them on separate rows in one cell =CONCATENATE(A1,CHAR(10),B1,CHAR(10),C1)

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I want a mug with perforated baffles!

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