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The Locomotion Expert Who Dreams Of Flight

January 30, 2018
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Barry Clark’s career has been characterized by tackling projects that on the surface seem straightforward – but in reality are deceptively challenging. As co-CTO of SoftWear Automation, he’s disrupting the $100B sewn products industry by replacing sewing labor with cutting-edge robotics. He’s also pursuing his Ph.D. in Robotics from The Ohio State University, with a focus on empowering walking robots and prosthetics to function better through a more complete understanding...

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Your building is talking. Are you listening?

Your building is talking. Eric Hall asks, “Are you listening?” Eric is Founder and Chief Innovation Officer at Site 1001,...

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The Locomotion Expert Who Dreams Of Flight

Barry Clark’s career has been characterized by tackling projects that on the surface seem straightforward – but in reality are...

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Look to the Past for a Better Future

The AEC workflow looks nothing like it did thirty years ago. From paper and pencil to CAD and now BIM,...

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Stop, Collaborate, and Listen

For Brian Skripac, the key to implementing new technology is to try not to get bogged down in the technology....

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$713B…pay attention. 

Great article highlight the BuiltTech opportunities.  http://inc-asean.com/technology/713-billion-construction-industry-tech-fever/

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Smaller Projects Lead Use of BIM Collaboration Platform

A new web-based, structural-engineering BIM collaboration platform is providing its devel­opers with a few surprises about how the product is...

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The Foundation for BIM Education, Testing, and Credentialing Released by the AiC

The Academic Interoperability Coalition (AiC), an eleven year coalition of now over 70 university Architecture, Engineering and Construction Management (AEC)...

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What is BuiltTech? Why now?

K.P. explains BuiltTech and strategies to take advantage of the opportunity. K.P. Reddy is a serial entrepreneur with over 25...

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Thornton Tomasetti President Asks, “Innovation: Theatre or Action?”

This post is written by Ray Daddazio, President of Thornton Tomasetti, from his notes that he took down during a lecture...

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In Service Companies, There Is No Line Item for R&D

Originally posted on The Combine. Recently, Matt Gray, BuiltWorlds founder and co-chairman of Graycor, a 90-year-old, Chicago-area general contractor, interviewed The Combine Co-founder and...

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