Archive for October, 2014

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Originally posted on BIM + Integrated Design:
By Randy Deutsch AIA LEED AP Tom Preston-Werner, co-founder of Github, believes there will only be two types of jobs in the future: people who code computers, and people who get bossed around by computers. “In the future there’s potentially two types of jobs: where you tell a machine…

Originally posted on BIM + Integrated Design:
Note: Today’s posts are by guest blogger Elijah Gregory, a high school senior interested in all things BIM. If Elijah represents the future of our industry, we’ll be in good hands. The Purpose of BIM: IPD to Life Cycle Management When envisioning the future through the eyes of an…

Visualizing carbon emissions in New York City, courtesy Autodesk Image courtesy of DPR Construction As the world becomes more urbanized, today’s architects are likely to be working on projects that might be new construction or renovations of existing buildings. Some studies suggest that, at least in the U.S., renovation spending will outstrip new building as […]

Existence, or Being, is finite, fragile, and very temporary — but we rarely appreciate our temporary existences. Much of Heidegger’s philosophy is devoted to trying to wake us up to the fragility of our life and the strangeness of existing on this delicate, exhaustible planet, spinning in an otherwise seemingly silent, alien, and entirely uninhabited […]

Digital Darwinism is a fate that threatens most organizations in almost every industry. Because of this, businesses not only have to compete for today but also for the unforeseeable future. Digital Darwinism is the phenomenon when technology and society evolve faster than an organization can adapt. There are many reasons for this of course. Every […]