Paul Katz

@paulkatz | I like tech, travel, and food - but not always in that order. Official Flipboarder since 2011.

THIS IS THE FUTURE OF FILM: HERE ARE THE RECIPIENTS OF TRIBECA AND CHANEL'S THIRD ANNUAL THROUGH HER LENS

“We selected a project that turned a familiar genre on its head in a unique way, filling it with emotion, drama and mystery.”<p><b>Tribeca Enterprises</b> and</b> …

Documentaries

Theater Sneak Peek: Welcome to Cloud Collaboration

The cloud. You hear people talk about it. You even hear people make jokes about it. But do you really understand what it can do for you and your …

IOT

How Level of Development Is Bringing a New Standard of Excellence to AEC

If you’ve ever wondered why humans speak so many languages—a remarkable 7,000 distinct tongues—consider blaming the architecture, engineering, and …

Construction

Who Knew Scaffold Design Could Be So Rigging Awesome?

Some people notice scaffolding only if it’s getting in the way of a perfect, Instagrammable shot—but others view it as beautiful in its own …

Oil & Gas Industry

Make the Most of Monday: Preconference Events at AU 2017

AU officially starts on Tuesday, November 14, but the truth is that by the time people sit down in their first classes on Tuesday morning, the …

Autodesk

Clearly Cleaner: Vantage Power Sells Hybrid Bus Engines With Mixed Reality

Seven years ago, Alexander Schey stood at the coastline of the southernmost city on the planet, not sure where to go next.It’s not that Schey lacked …

Augmented Reality

Inclusion and Opportunity at AU Las Vegas 2017

Inclusion is an important topic for us at AU. We work hard to support greater diversity both in our own ranks as well as in the industries we serve. …

Women in Tech

WOMEN ARE THE FUTURE OF FILM: TRIBECA AND CHANEL LAUNCH THIRD ANNUAL THROUGH HER LENS

This is what the future of film looks like. Meet the women of Tribeca and CHANEL's third annual THROUGH HER LENS.<p>Continuing their commitment to …

Ingrid Goes West

Barovier&Toso Bring the Ancient Art of Glassblowing Into the Digital-Design Era

What’s the oldest technology company you can think of? Google will celebrate its 20th anniversary next April. If Apple or Adobe were people, they’d …

Design

Hot Dam! Take a Field Trip to the Hoover Dam with Autodesk

It’s one thing to learn about infrastructure (and how to make it). It’s another thing to learn about it while you’re actually standing on and in the …

Las Vegas

Early-Bird Pricing for AU Passes Ends October 16

It was May. AU passes went on sale. Things were balmy. October 16 seemed like a far-off moment. You had every intention of getting the early-bird …

Game Development

Blade Runner 2049 Comes to AU

AU is all about the future of making things. Usually that means taking a look at how the fields of architecture, construction, design, manufacturing, …

Blade Runner

Inside My Design Mind: Johnston Marklee’s Sharon Johnston on Making New History

Architects Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee make beautiful spaces. An ethereal, milk-white pavilion at the forested edge of the Chilean coast. Seamless …

Architecture

Meetup: Reality Capture for Disaster Recovery

With the recent hurricanes hitting the U.S. and the Caribbean, disaster recovery is on everyone’s mind. Join us for a special meetup at AU—<b>Reality</b> …

Disaster Recovery

The Introvert’s Guide to Autodesk University

<b>“Hi, my name is Frank, and I’m an introvert.”</b><b>[crowd response] “Hi, Frank!”</b>Okay there’s no real support group for introverts that I know of (not that …

Introverts

The Chicago River Edge Ideas Lab Helps Architects Envision a Revived Waterfront

Lately, the Chicago River has become a much more inviting place. Kayaks, water taxis, and tour boats populate a channel once dominated by industrial …

Urbanism

Design and Fabricate Your Own Portable Speaker at the Product Innovation Platform

The hottest piece of swag at AU this year will not be an Autodesk backpack (as awesome as they are). It will be your own one-of-a-kind portable …

Product Innovation

Respect: Landscape Architect Dan Kiley Is the Modernist Hero You’ve Never Heard Of

Although 2012 marked the centennial of the birth of an American icon, no one threw a party in his honor. There were no front-page headlines about …

Architecture

Machine Learning Eases Construction Project Management—and Prevents Catastrophes

In the fragmented building industry, “every single building is a prototype,” says Dustin Hartsuiker, manager of Technology Solutions for the …

Machine Learning

Engineered by Women for Women: Taking Fear out of Breast Screening

Study after study has shown that detecting breast cancer early can dramatically improve the chance of healing and survival. “Mammography has been …

Cancer

Meetups: a CAD manager, a BIM manager, and an engineer walk into a corn hole game…

Your feedback is loud and clear: you want more networking opportunities when you attend AU. Well, we hear you—and this year, you’ll have plenty to …

Construction

What’s Your Rocket Fuel? Staying Motivated as an Engineer

What propels you from your bed each morning and into the office? What motivates you to work late to complete a task? What energizes you at work? In …

Motivation

Freedom Architects Advances Home Designs Using Virtual Reality Showrooms

In Japan’s made-to-order housing business, each design is unique. The architect puts their ideas into a plan, created to closely reflect each …

Virtual Reality

BROTHER'S KEEPER: YANCE FORD'S STRONG ISLAND IS AN ESSENTIAL CINEMATIC PORTRAIT OF GRIEF

Art and activism are inseparable in Yance Ford's true-crime documentary, an aesthetic and emotional triumph.<p>Grief is an ever-present shape-shifter. …

Documentaries

In Defense of the Emoji Building and Architecture Being Fun, Sometimes

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Body Scanning Is Key to AirGo’s Human-Centered Design Approach

Using body scanning and human-centered design, Singapore startup AirGo proposes a novel concept: comfortable travel for all, even in economy or on a …

Airlines

Dancing With Robots Shows Human-Machine Power Dynamic

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Robots

Forge DevCon Joins AU Las Vegas 2017

You already know that AU 2017 is fast approaching—we’re looking forward to seeing you November 14-16 at the Venetian in Las Vegas. What you may not …

What Does U.S. Withdrawal From the Paris Climate Agreement Mean for Green Building?

Build your own sustainable design skills. >>","title":"What Does U.S. Withdrawal From the Paris Climate Agreement Mean for Green …

AU: There’s an App for That

Ready for AU Las Vegas 2017? We are. (Or we will be soon!) The schedule is packed with classes and innovative experiences, meetups are being buttoned …