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Can you hear me now? The giant cell phone service dinosaurs are all well-known for their customer service malfeasances. Perhaps only the national media organizations from New York, Los Angeles, and Washington DC are as disconnected from common sense and the common man these days. Dooh.

Hashtag #WATT - What Are They Thinking…These…

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Like many of you out there is Civil 3D Land, I do pay careful attention to what Autodesk has to say about the new features and benefits of the new release of Autodesk Civil 3D 2021. I strive to be a helpful skeptic not a cynic.

Civil 3D 2021 includes the usual mix of solid improvements to production capabilities, undocumented fixes to errant…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

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Beware the Ides of March. This particular March that famous quote from Julius Caesar (1599) written by the Bard (Shakespeare) took on a whole new significance for us all. Truly, the middle (ids) of things can be a muddle. FUD (Fear Uncertainty and Doubt) is in the aire like pixie dust. People we know well had their entire life effectively blown to bits recently.

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The mastery of Points is nothing to take lightly in Autodesk Civil 3D. Like that old saying, “It’s all about location, location, location, Baby.” Points are foundational in the civil engineering and survey professional disciplines. Then your favorite software vendor’s programmers take over.

Points are one of the most overused words in Autodesk Civil 3D speak.…

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“Hark the herald angels sing. Glory to the new born king.”
No surprise. I heard classic, jazz, rock, and cowboy/country versions of this famous Christmas carol recently. ‘Tis the season. Some tunes have remarkable staying power. Charles Wesley’s testimonial hymn about the birth, life, and ministry of Jesus the Christ has been around since 1739.

What We Consider Matters

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