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Posts Tagged ‘computers

The University of Texas & ASCE is hosting a workshop about the uses of computers and IT in the field of civil engineering.  According to their website, topics include: Sensing, Mobile/Wearable Computing, Life-cycle Assessment and Sustainable Infrastructure, Design, and Cutting Edge Development. These topics sound extremely interesting to me but alas the workshop is A) [...]

31 Oct, 2008

Speeding Up Civil3D

Posted by: Skylar In: Civil3d|technology

I’ve recently been using a slightly older laptop at work for various small tasks in civil 3d, and I’ve come to respect the benefits of a faster computer system.  Every time I try to change viewports or layout tabs, it takes at least double the time it would take on my former desktop computer.  However, [...]

I rely quite heavily on my rss feeds for information in the civil engineering industry as well as my local news.  Unfortunately, I’ve noticed that quite a few government websites don’t see the benefit of RSS.  However, I’m happy to inform you that RSS feeds can be created for us anyways.  A website called Dapper [...]


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