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BIM Analytics: next revolution in Design & Construction ?

Wikipedia defines analytics as:<p><i>“the discovery, interpretation and communication of meaningful patterns in data”</i><p>That is a pretty good, succinct …

Bim

Construction analytics: program visualisation

Technology in construction planning<p>I wrote a post on this blog a while ago about analytics in design & construction. The gist of this post was the …

Why Clash Today When You Can Clash Tomorrow? A Discrete Event Simulation Case Study Using Autodesk® Navisworks®

Optimizing Your 3D Model for VR Success

Reality Capture and the Importance of As-Built 3D Models for AEC

The world is composed of two types of information: digital and physical. Physical representations of digital data exist all around us, as do digital …

BIM Journal | Issue 3

Construction Innovation 2017 Forum - BMA Forum

Hosted by the Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors’ Association (AMCA), the 2017 forum brought together thought leaders and practitioners from …

Facebook has created a $13 billion mobile-ad business in four years

The story of Facebook right now is its mobile dominance—all the more interesting because four years ago investors were wary of the company for its seeming lack of a mobile strategy.<p>In that period of time, Facebook has created a $13 billion mobile-advertising business. That’s how much revenue it …

Investing

The Creator of JavaScript Is Out to Upend the Ad Industry

Brendan Eich reinvented the web. Now he wants to upend the advertising industry.<p>Eich created JavaScript, the world's most widely used programming …

9 UX Secrets I Stole From People Smarter Than Me

The best ideas are the ones someone else has. Here, UX advice from experts at Ideo, Polar, CapitalOne, and more.<p>Like most people, I like to think I have good taste. But if I do, it’s only because I’ve been ruthless about one thing: stealing secrets and strategies from people a lot smarter than …

Residents of 'Airbnb belt' hurting as sharing economy takes off

Airbnb, Stayz, Gumtree and other online holiday letting agencies may be opening up local homes to tens of thousands of happy holidaymakers, but they …

Dark net drug marketplaces begin to emulate organised street crime

According to the research the most widely available drug on the dark web is cannabis, followed by pharmaceuticals and MDMA (ecstasy).<p>Largely, dark …

Google Copyright Removal Requests Hit 12 Million And Keep Soaring

Google received a record number of requests to remove URLs from search results in the first week of 2016: 12.1 million, which is 44 times more than …

Who Really Controls What You See in Your Facebook Feed—and Why They Keep Changing It

Every time you open Facebook, one of the world’s most influential, controversial, and misunderstood algorithms springs into action. It scans and …

10 Predictions for 2016 in SEO & Web Marketing

It's that magical time where, once again, I examine my predictions for the year that's just ended, and make new ones for the one ahead. As is my …

Theft, Lies, and Facebook Video

Facebook says it’s now streaming more video than YouTube. To be able to make that claim, all they had to do was cheat, lie, and steal.<p>I’m a …

Take A Look At The Future Of Facebook

While on vacation in Aruba yesterday, Jason Stein, CEO of social media advertising agency Laundry Service, tweeted two screenshots from a new Facebook test that showed up on his wife’s phone. The test inserted a number of different content feeds next to Facebook’s traditional News Feed, with …

Social Media

Related Questions Grow +500% in 5 Months

Earlier this year, Google rolled out the Related Questions feature (AKA "People Also Ask"). If you haven't seen them yet, related questions appear in …

Real estate development tip: Follow the fixies

Real estate developers use many different techniques and tricks to sniff out the Next Big Thing. Attending the Brooklyn Real Estate Summit, Brendan …

Bike Lanes

Everything Apple Introduced This Year Kinda Sucked

In 2015, Apple made a series of flashy new introductions of both hardware and software. Several seemed amazing at first, but on closer inspection, …

IPad Pro

Four Outdated Ideas Advertisers Are Still Pushing About Smartphones

Sometimes, advertisers are misleading. It’s sort of their job. What starts as a little misdirection to get you to buy something can eventually …

Tesla Model S owners in Australia get access to in-car Spotify Premium, replacing Rdio

Australian owners of the Tesla Model S were hung out to dry following the collapse of Rdio, the service that was the car company's official partner …

What is a Facebook Dark Post?

A <b>Dark Post</b> is defined as, “a status update, link share, video or photo that was never meant to be shared as an organic post. Staying true to its …

PPC Trends 2016: 24 Expert Predictions On Paid Search, Display Retargeting

<b>As anoth­er excit­ing year of PPC mar­ket­ing nears its end, it’s time to look toward 2016. As you pre­pare your PPC mar­ket­ing strat­e­gy, here are</b> …

AdWords

You Can Now Order An Uber In Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is partnering with Uber, giving its users the ability to summon a car via the ride hailing app directly from a messaging thread.<p>The move is among Facebook's boldest efforts yet to turn Messenger into something more than a simple chat client. The company has already outfitted …

Chatbots

All-Time High TV Everywhere Consumption Demonstrates User Satisfaction; Opportunity Remains to Broaden Footprint

Each quarter, the Digital Video Benchmark report by Adobe Digital Index highlights the changes taking place in how consumers view video. The biggest …

Living Rooms

Why you shouldn’t bother creating a mobile app.

Lessons learned spending one year creating and improving our mobile app.<p>Enters the app graveyard: Birdly mobile.<p>A long time ago, in a galaxy not so …

Why Video is the Social Media Trend to Watch in 2016

Video isn’t just an important part of the online experience; increasingly, video is the internet. Social video has exploded in the past year and we …