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Posts regarding Private BIM Clouds, BIM9 or Virtualization.

Using Bluebeam Revu to assist in upgrading a Revit Project

With a new release of Revit every year, it makes it increasingly difficult not upgrade an active Revit project.  What makes it even more difficult is the uncertainty when Revit upgrades your project.  Are all my objects there?  Is everything

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Micro Review: Surface Pro as a Revit Workstation

First what is a “Micro” Review, a Micro Review is simply my first thoughts on technology based on the stuff I have read on the internets.  I read from multiple sources and where possible I try to get information on

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Windows 8 and Remote Desktop.

When you connect to a Windows 8 virtual computer or workstation via remote desktop there are some things that you should be aware of. 1. Logout of the session, don’t disconnect unless you really mean it.  Logging out release your

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BIM Clouds hey, what’s it really good for

If you answered “Absolutely nothing” I would have to disagree with you. Most posts about I read on the internets about BIM Clouds, or in this case Private BIM Cloud computing, talk about the technology and how much money, if

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What is a Private BIM Cloud?

As I am sure most people know I am one of the co-founders of BIM9. What you may not know is how and why BIM9 came about. Both Lonnie Cumpton (the other co-founder) and myself worked at a design firm

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RDP options for OS X

There are a few different options for connecting to Windows Remote Desktop from your Mac.  Many are free of charge; some cost a little bit on money.  Lets take a look at a few of the popular options and discuss

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Project Vasari out of Autodesk Labs

Autodesk today gave Vasari its own place on the internet at http://autodeskvasari.com after graduating from Labs.  It is no longer named Project Vasari, it now known as Autodesk Vasari. Autodesk Vasari is an easy-to-use, design tool for creating building concepts. Vasari

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Stop the Bouncing Dock Icons in Mac OS X

Bouncing, Bouncing, Bouncing can’t stand the bouncing icons in Mac OS X’s dock. You know the type, the ones that demand your attention until you click on them.  Well they can wait, quietly and calmly, until I am ready to

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Restarting a Virtual Windows Workstation

Just like any workstation sometimes you need to restart your Virtual BIM Workstation. Restarting your Virtual BIM Workstation is not as straight forward as restarting a traditional workstation, first off if you make a mistake and shut it down you

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Here's a Switch, BIM9 installs a Private BIM Cloud in Switch.

Well I just finished installing a Private BIM Cloud for a client in Switch. Switch is a large data center located here in Las Vegas.  You must see Switch to believe Switch. Oh, and yes there are armed guards with AK

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