Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review

It has been a great year for me, firstly, I celebrated my 20th wedding anniversary, I got to perform/take part in both the olympic and the paralympic opening ceremonies. I made lots of new friends and caught up with some … Continue reading

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“How to” for presenting, key points.

Notes taken from http://www.brightcarbon.com/events/presenter-master-class-how-to-be-a-better-presenter/ Some concepts that I was aware of but not to this extent : perceptual psychology, elaborate rehearsal, fusiform face area, and change blindness. visual and auditory channel with information combination gives the best results. If using bullet points, pause, let audience … Continue reading

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BIS action plan for UK BIM

The 12-point BIM action plan, published by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), includes proposals to drive growth in the export of UK BIM expertise, the accelerated roll-out of BIM-compatible government tenders and a pilot programme to analyse … Continue reading

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Trimble and Bentley Create Strategic Alliance

Trimble and Bentley Create Strategic Alliance to Enable Intelligent Positioning for Large Infrastructure Project Sites http://www.trimble.com/news/release.aspx?id=110512o After acquiring sketchup from Google trimble make another alliance, maybe they are just seeking to join up the dots? I always said there was a … Continue reading

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New Rhino 5 Update Webinars

For those on GMT, these are LATE in the day. http://wiki.mcneel.com/rhino/rhino5_webinars_public Monday, December 10, 2012 Getting Started and User Interface 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM PST Details… Object Creation Improvements 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM PST Details… Display and Rendering Improvements 1:00 PM – 2:30 … Continue reading

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2012 Internet Trends – Essential Reading

Some key items from the slideshow: An Asset Light Generation, the rise of the sharing economy. 2002, inversion point where more mobile contracts taken out than landlines installed. 2008, more smartphones ship than compact cameras A change in attitude to … Continue reading

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RICS BIM Market Forum – or Sticking My Nose In

I like to get involved in all aspects of the construction process and the different corners that this can end up looking into. Commonly known as “sticking my nose where it does not belong”, or at least so some tell … Continue reading

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