AutoCAD crashing not starting. 2016, 2017, 2018

Heads up. It looks like the latest .NET 4.7 update is breaking some Autodesk products. Microsoft is installing .NET 4.7 as part of their auto updates and it is causing many legacy Autodesk applications to crash on any ribbon interaction. Touch the ribbon, away goes your software. We have seen cases where the product will […]

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Celebrating American Design: 7 Stories on Artistry, Engineering, and Technology

Striving for improvement has been central to what makes design in the US so great and what has inspired craftsmen, manufacturers, and inventors to keep pushing for what’s best, biggest, next. Even in an age of cloud-enabled, computer-aided design solutions, American grit wins out. What was once an experiment in self-governance back in 1776—American democracy—deserves […]

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Capturing Volterra’s 3000-year History

Located on a hilltop in Tuscany, the city of Volterra is an archeological treasure, even by Italian standards. Its recorded history dates back almost 3000 years, when Etruscan craftsman used locally-mined alabaster to carve funerary urns and sarcophagi. It is one of the few cities that still has significant structures from the Etruscan, Roman, and […]

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