from Civil to Inventor

The Autodesk enthusiast exile

…the journey to the Mothership

Welcome.  ようこそ。

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AU 2010!  Yeah, well I’m back and already looking forward to next year.

Tekni is still giving away promotions for the new 2011 courseware.  Register before 12/31 deadline to get a chance to win.

Don’t forget the supportive folks at Autodesk University, Autodesk Certifications, Civil3d.com, BIM on the Rocks, and Tekni.

If you want to see something, please post to the Civil3D or Inventor product pages.  I will continue do my best. みんあさんがんばれ。

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January 30, 2009 Posted by | AutoCAD Civil 3D, Autodesk, Autodesk University, Inventor | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Japan Day 1

After getting a feel for everything, we went to see my new friend Yuji Fukuoka at Nishida Machine Company in Sakai City, Osaka, Japan.  We took a traing to Otori station.  Trains…..  Did you know that you can take a train to anywhere you want to go in Japan.  They run on time.  The gravest incident on a train delay within the last 10 years (I think) was an absolute melt down incident.  The train was only 6 minutes late. 

I said to my bunch on our last day, with all the bags and gifts, “just jump off and get clear of the door”.  I got 30 seconds to get 200 pounds of stuff off this train, or I’ll be going to visit another town without you.  The train people are serious. Continue reading

October 24, 2008 Posted by | Japan | , , , , , | Leave a comment