Thomas Rambach

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AutoCAD 8/16

Well, if you haven’t heard the news yet and have been oblivious to all the hype. Autodesk is set to announce something big regarding its flagship product, AutoCAD on Tuesday, Aug 16th. Watch the announcement live on Facebook at 10:00am PDT. Autodesk is hyping it as long awaited, so we’ll see. It could be a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cadtoolbox.com/2011/08/15/autocad-816/

You say potato, Engineers say a starchy, tuberous crop.

@Grabcad says they now have 18,181 registered CAD engineers. What makes them all engineers? I know it’s just semantics, but are we all really engineers now because we know how to use CAD software? I’ve heard a lot of discussions lately on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ as to what defines an engineer as an engineer, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cadtoolbox.com/2011/08/11/engineers/

SolidSmack my integrated Space Pilot & keyboard solution

I can’t write much more about this. Josh Mings (@JoshMings) covered it in a nutshell on his website, SolidSmack.com. You can read about my interim solution for integrating a 3Dconnexion (@3DConnexion) Space Pilot with a standard keyboard here: http://www.solidsmack.com/rockin-cool-stuff/3dconnexion-3d-mouse-mod/ Of course, if you all want to help me out and design it yourself you can …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cadtoolbox.com/2011/08/03/solidsmack/

Engineer Vs. Designer

This is just pure entertainment: http://evd1.tv/. A new weekly podcast series from Josh Mings from SolidSmack.com and Adam O’Hern from CadJunkie.com, with guest Al Dean from Develop 3D magazine is sure to to keep you glued to your speakers. The first podcast is an intro to Engineer Vs. Designer where they cover some very un-CAD …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cadtoolbox.com/2011/08/02/engineer-vs-designer/