The term “Computer-Aided Design” was first coined around 1959, at MIT. While it was likely Douglas Ross who first came up with the term, Steven Coons and John Ward were also involved in the earliest stages of what ultimately became the MIT Computer-Aided Design Project. In 1963, Steven Coons wrote about the beginnings of the CAD […]
Imagine you were a CAD programmer (if you actually are one, play along with me here.) What problems would you focus your energies on? From my perspective, persistent bugs and software stability would be a good primary focus. But, let’s limit it to geometric modeling problems. Not just the run of the mill “fix this […]
If you believe the buzz in the blogosphere, there are a lot of engineers and designers who are not at all happy at the prospect of some day being forced to use cloud-based CAD. The public lashback on cloud CAD started building several years ago, and it’s hardly abated since. The conversation has taken on […]
Laura Carrabine speaks with Andrew Anagnost of Autodesk and discusses digital engineering, 3D modeling, and the advantages & benefits of Autodesk software.