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The Podcast Roundup – Episode 066 – Apr. 7th – Apr. 13th, 2019.

The BIMsider’s favourite Podcasts, Vodcasts and Videos from the world of AEC and BIM – for the week of Apr. 7th – Apr. 13th, 2019.

I’m going to start this week’s Podcast roundup off with the first episode of a new Vodcast by the Nathan Miller and the Proving Ground team

Prove It – Episode 1: Generative What?


2) Podcast – From the Talk Python To Me Podcast – 2 Episode panel talk Part 1

Episode #203: Beginners and Experts in Software Development

Summary from the Podcast website:

“What’s it like to be a beginner in software development? How about learning Python for the first time? This episode is a special panel episode and is the first of a two-part series we are doing on the podcast called Beginners and Experts. 

On this first episode, we have a conversation between beginners and experts and how we can close the gap to help beginners get up to speed as quickly as possible. Our panelists are Karly Sindy, Joy Dantong Ma, Tsitsi Flora Munikwa, and Ned Batchelder. “

3) Podcast – From the Talk Python To Me Podcast – 2 Episode panel talk Part 2

Episode #205: Beginners and Experts Panel

Summary from the Podcast website:

“Welcome to part 2 of our beginners and experts series. This one is a panel format with 7 different guests. Each of them a beginner in their own way. We dig deeper into some follow up conversations for part 1 with our panelists. 

On this episode, you’ll meet Vanessa Angel, Kelly Schuster-Paredes, Dane Parks, Scott Stoltzman, Sergio Sanchez, Alex Kaprosy, and Jason Pecor”

4) Podcast – From the AEC Business Podcast.

Skender’s Modular Revolution: An Interview with Angela Spadoni

Summary from the Podcast website:

“I had the pleasure of interviewing architect Angela Spadoni, the director of residential architecture at Skender. On this podcast episode, we discuss how the company is taking the industry forward with modular construction.”

5) Video – From That BIM Girl YouTube Channel

Generative Design with DYNAMO – Refinery tutorial

Summary from the YouTube Channel:

“Bringing Artificial Intelligence to BIM! In this video I’ll show you how you can use Dynamo for Generative Design with the software Refinery!”


6) Podcast – From The IoT Podcast

Episode 211: Google’s Anthos and the death of Stringify

Summary from the Podcast website:

“This week Kevin and I spend a chunk of the podcast discussing the end of Stringify and the other options available to users. We also talk about the need for an easy way to transfer automations from one system to another. After that, we tackle Google’s Anthos cloud platform and what it means for the IoT and edge before veering back to consumer news with IKEA’s partnership with Sonos.  Then we cover the plethora of smart cameras at the ISC trade show, more details about Google’s mysterious Mistral board, a new HomeKit device from Eve, and JD Powers getting into the IoT. We close by answering a question about stopping your friends from telling your Google Home what to do.”

7) Video – From The PDUG YouTube Channel

Dynamo 102: Dynamo for Documentation

Summary from the YouTube Channel:

“Efrie Escott of KieranTimberlake presents a few scripts to help with QA’ing drawing sets during major documentation deadlines.”

8) Podcast – From The ConTechCrew Podcast

The ConTechCrew 164: Discussing the 2018 ConTech Report with Jason Keen from Superior Construction

Summary from the Podcast website:

“The ConTechCrew discusses a construction pros best bet for forecasting tech trends, The Annual Construction Technology Report! The Crew is joined by Jason Keen from Superior Construction discussing use cases for The ConTech Report, copyrighted lawsSigning Day, robot dogs, quantum computing and more!

9) Videos – From Sean Fruin’s YouTube Channel

Revit Project Set Up Made Easy with Dynamo Player

Summary from the YouTube Channel:

“This is an example of how easy setting up a project in Revit can be for an Engineer. Working with the Architect, the ideal workflows of a few simple clicks on Dynamo player can be used to set up a Revit Project. No more clicking and dragging!!!”


Summary from the YouTube Channel:

“I have always had fun making games with #Revit & #Dynamo. I have officially decided to make a career out of it! Thanks to @Pual Aubin for taking on the challenge of making a Revit Dice Family capable of rotating to show all the different surfaces at Midwest University, I know have all the pieces needed to become a game designer with Revit as my gaming engine. The first game is Rahtzee. This amazing game of skill and chance is yours for only $9,500! Payment plans are available…(ps this was posted on Apr 1st ;^)

10) Podcast – From the EntreArchitect Podcast

EA266: How To Develop A Profitable Hourly Billing Rate for Architects

Summary from the Podcast website:

“How have you decided on your small architecture firm’s fees? Are you looking at market values or what competitors are charging for similar services? Is there a better way to calculate your hourly billing rate to make a profit? Follow along with the free calculator at”


Until next week,


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