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The Podcast Roundup – Episode 030 – July 22nd – July 28th, 2018.

The BIMsider’s favourite Podcasts, Vodcasts and Videos from the world of AEC and BIM –  for the week of July 22nd – July 28th, 2018.

I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with a new episode from the BIMThought Podcast.



2) Podcast – From Brittanie of Constructrr

Disrupting Ourselves in the Built Environment: Brickschain

Summary from the Podcast website:

“Bassem Hamdy, CEO and co-founder of Brickschain. Brickschain is a blockchain as-built data handover and chronicle solution.

He has been serving this industry by providing technology solutions for the AEC industry for 19 years and his passion is in providing owners with more information about their built assets – increasing value in the long term for resale, providing key information and consensus-driven operations and maintenance manuals. 

He says, “95% of project data gets lost – The complexity of budgeting, planning, and managing a construction project leaves major gaps in recording transactions in a permanent and coordinated manner.

He wants to make using project data after you complete your project is easy, transitioning into managing your built asset and for the future owners.” 

3) Podcast – From AEM Thinking Forward Podcast

Ep. 08 – Lessons from 3M: How Manufacturers Can Encourage Innovation, with Terry Ceulemans & Jason Campagna

Summary from the Podcast website:

“”If you put fences around people, you get sheep.”

The McKnight Principles, penned by former 3M President William McKnight, define the corporate culture at this $32 billion a year company. But, from its start as a failed mining operation, 3M has never stopped reinventing itself. And by giving employees permission to experiment, and even to fail, 3M continues to pioneer innovative solutions to modern manufacturing challenges.” 

4) Podcast – From The ConTechCrew

The ConTechCrew 129: “If Ya Buy ‘Em, Ya Gotta Fly ‘Em!” with James Hillegas from Shook Construction

Summary from the Podcast website:

“The ConTechCrew visited with construction technologist, James Hillegas of Shook Construction, in episode 129. This weeks discussion goes straight to the topics you want to know more about – VR fall protection, drones, composite bridges, robots building with legos, and so much more!”

5) Vodcast – From BIM Broadcast

Wyatt Crane talks with Shawn about Add-In Development 2018.07.27

Summary from the YouTube Channel:

“Wyatt Crane from CTC Developers talks with Shawn about using the Revit API to develop tools to automate processes in the BIM workflow.”

6) Podcast – From The Built Revolution Podcast

Ep. – 11 | Ed Schein

Summary from the Podcast website:

“Ed Schein, recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on culture and leadership, is professor emeritus of MIT and authour of several known books. Ed and his son, Peter, joined The Built Revolution to share insights on how leadership shape culture and the importance of teams people in accomplishing work.”

7) Podcast – From The IoT Podcast

Episode 174: How Wyze makes such a crazy, good camera for cheap

Summary from the Podcast website:

“This week on the show Kevin and I speculate what digital assets GE will sell and discuss the sad bankruptcy of French smart home company After hitting the sad news, we talked about the latest HomePod feature expected in iOS 12 and the fact that Apple didn’t say much about HomePod in its latest financial results call. We shared a new smart home device for dedicated DIYers from Machinon, discussed Control4’s new intercom function and Lenovo’s application for the FCC to test a smart bulb. Kevin shared his initial thoughts on Lenovo’s Smart Display for Google Assistant and a pro tip for anyone with a connected home. We share another ridiculous IoT idea for the week and answer a question about connecting Wyze, IFTTT and SmartThings to turn on a light.”

8) Vodcast – From the JBKnowledge YouTube Channel.

Tech You Should Try – BYOD without Big Brother with Orchard Protection

Summary from the YouTube Channel:

“Jeff Sample, The ConTech Crew’s Ironman of IT discusses how the Orchard Protection app redefines bring-your-own-device programs, without that eerie invasion of privacy feeling.”

9) Video – From SFDUG

SFDUG July 2018 | Augmented reality and deep learning in the design process

Summary from the YouTube Channel:

“On July 25th, at 6:00 pm PST, the San Francisco Dynamo User Group and HOK San Francisco welcomes Cesar Escalante and Alberto Tono, from HOK, on a discussion about how the AEC industry is impacted by technology change.”

10) Video – From That BIM Girl

Our winning Hackathon Presentation – AEC Hackathon Berlin 2018

“Last weekend my friends and I took part in the AEC Hackathon in Berlin! It was my first hackathon experience and I was really glad I joined. I love the athmosphere and learned sooo much throughout the weekend! I can totally recommend joining even when you’re not a pro (like us).”

Until next week,



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