Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Viva Las Vegas!


Have you guys seen this!!??

3Dconnexion is offering a trip to Autodesk University in Las Vegas on Nov. 29 through Dec. 1. This includes airfare, accommodations and a SpacePilot PRO 3D mouse! But you have to register by midnight PDT on November 7, 2011.

To enter this drawing, please complete fill out the brief form over at 3Dconnexion.

Link here.

The winner will be contacted by email or phone on November 8, 2011 and will have 3 days to claim prize.

And if you get to go to AU 2011 compliments of 3Dconnexion via the link on this blog, you hereby agree to share the goodness by offering to have a drink with James, Eddy and Phil. Okay - this last paragraph is not found in the official terms and conditions of 3Dconnexion's offer, which can be found over here.

Friday, October 14, 2011

BIM+IPD Ensure Success at HOK New York

The latest monthly meeting of the NYC Revit Users Group was a joint event with the NYC Metro BIM Group and featured a panel discussion about the use of BIM and Integrated Project Delivery for the relocation of HOK’s New York City office. We had a fantastic turnout and many fantastic questions to feed the dialogue. We chose a few key representatives of the project team as follows:

Here’s the recorded session (note that the formal presentation starts around 10 minutes into the recording):

We were also delighted to have attendees view the live webcast from the following locations: Boston, California, St. Louis, Chicago, Alaska, Egypt, Vancouver, New Jersey, Alabama, and Washington, DC! Watch for our upcoming meetings at http://nyc-rug.com

Thursday, October 6, 2011

RIP Steve Jobs | 1955-2011

APPLE CEO Steve Jobs1

How easy to criticize something. How difficult to make something. How much more difficult to make something beautiful and how uncommon to make a difference.

Interoperability is Cool

Who says it’s not hip to be “OPEN?” Have a listen to this diddy and be sure to check out the new database of software with IFC import/export capabilities.