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The Podcast Roundup – Episode 076 – June 16th – June 22nd, 2019.

The BIMsider’s favourite Podcasts, Vodcasts and Videos from the world of AEC and BIM – for the week of June 16th – June 22nd, 2019.

I’m going to start this week’s Podcast roundup off with a new Dynamo tutorial video from the DiRoots YouTube Channel.

Dynamo Advanced Course I – Lesson 3

2) Podcast – From The Architech Show Podcast

Episode 79 – Wesley Benn

Summary from the Podcast website:

“Wesley Benn is the Executive Chairman of the DBEI (Digital Built Environment Institute) and founder of RTC Events Management that run the BiLT conferences around the world. During  BiLT ANZ Wesley was kind enough to talk to me about his career, DBEI and its goal of making an impact around the world in our industry through events such as BiLT.

3) Podcast – From The ConTechCrew Podcast

The ConTechCrew 174: The Disruption Train is Coming with James Swanston from Voyage Control

Summary from the Podcast website:

“This week’s construction tech news with James Benham (@JamesmBenham), and Jeff Sample (@IronmanofIT)
– Interview with James Swanston (@JcSwanston) from VoyageControl (@VoyageControl)
– Construction Tech News of the Week “

4) Podcast – From The Shared Pains Podcast

Our Common Data Dilemma

Summary from the Podcast website:

“In this episode, we’ll digest the value of connected data across the design, construction, and operation phases, before we debate the challenge of delivering theright information to the right person at the right time. Together, we’ll understand the role of standards and contract incentives to protect our Common Data Environment (CDE) from design collaboration phase to facility operations and maintenance.”

5) Video – From That BIM Girl’s YouTube Channel

DYNAMO – Space Analysis + DynaMaps Unboxing

Summary from the YouTube Channel:

“In this video I’ll show you how to use Dynamo to create an urban environment analysis. The package DynaMaps can be used to import buildings and topography directly from Google Maps into Dynamo and Revit. The package SpaceAnalysis can be used to analyse visibility on site and path finding. The tutorial for DynaMaps:… The tutorial for Space Analysis:…”

6) Video – From the SFCDUG YouTube Channel

SFCDUG June 2019 | Demystifying the Linear Algebra & Complex Geometric Capabilities

Summary from the YouTube Channel:

“Unleash the full force of the Revit API by understanding and utilizing its linear algebraic & vector functions in Python. For many trained & aspiring computational designers, taking on complex challenges requiring a depth of geometric and linear algebra knowledge might seem daunting. It might also trigger a need to refresh on advanced math concepts learned years ago. This discussion explores the main geometric & linear algebraic concepts underlying much of the Revit API. We also discuss their implementation and clarify the uses of often mystifying functions.”

7) Podcast – From The IoT Podcast

Episode 221: Thread is now enterprise ready

Summary from the Podcast website:

“This week Kevin and I talk about the updated Thread protocol and explain what Thread 1.2 has to offer. It’s quite a lot. We also talk about office-management firm JLL working with Google to launch a smart assistant for the office environment, Samsung’s smart TV flub and DISH launching a smart home device installation effort. From there we talk about device-based security at the chip level and several news items. These include turning an iPhone into a medical device test platform, a new launch date for IKEA’s smart blinds, a new HomeKit smart plug, an update on Samsung’s Galaxy Home fondue pot device and a lawsuit against Amazon. In this week’s Internet of Things Podcast Hotline, we answer a question from Jeff about how to keep smart speakers from cluttering up a room.”

8) Podcast – From The Art of Construction Podcast

AOC Show 149: Transforming the Seattle Skyline

Summary from the Podcast website:

Philip Bergsieker, a BIM and VDC professional at Hoffman Construction, joins us on this episode 149 of the Art of Construction.

This episode marks our second in a series of six shows we are doing leading up to Digital Built Week in Seattle next month. Our first one was with Mac Little, which you can listen to here. Philip will be speaking at Digital Built Week about his work with Hoffman Construction remodeling several iconic buildings in Seattle (including the Space Needle), and the intricate and complex processes and tools used to make these projects happen.”

9) Podcast – From The Constructrr Podcast

Will You Survive? Must Have Super Powers of Your Next Employee

Summary from the Podcast website:

“Randy Deutsch is an architect, educator, author & speaker. He received the AIA Young Architect Award Chicago for having designed 100 large complex sustainable projects for which he received. Randy and I discuss what a “superuser” is: one who has the wherewithal to recognize tools, one who has curiosity, capacity, & creativity to combine said tools,…”

10) Video – From the PDUG YouTube Channel

Automating Design Solutions w Tesla’s Matt Jezyk

Summary from the YouTube Channel:

“This PDUG event is information-packed as we chat with Matt Jezyk, Sr. Staff Software Engineer at Tesla and former Senior Engineering Manager at Autodesk who share’s his insight on generative design and machine learning in architecture.”

Until next week


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