Computers are Hard

Computers are hard - I am quickly reminded of this whenever I have to help one of my parents troubleshoot a computer problem. “Gosh, mom, learn how to use a computer!” I usually think to myself. Yet, even for me, I’m sometimes left scratching my head at finding a solution for getting a printer back … Continue reading Computers are Hard

How do you eat an elephant? – USC BIM BOP Lecture on July 12!

I am pleased to be participating in this year's BIM BOP conference hosted at the University of Southern California on July 12. My lecture, title "How do you eat an elephant", will consider the digital transformations taking place in the construction industry and all the opportunities and challenges we are seeing in our present work … Continue reading How do you eat an elephant? – USC BIM BOP Lecture on July 12!

A Conductor, a LunchBox, and a spool of Conduit

The Proving Ground toolkit continues to grow and evolve. Last month we launched Conductor: a tool that connects AEC tools to Trello for task management.  LunchBox for Dynamo has had some cool updates in the last several months and Conduit has just had another major release! Conductor 1.0 - Trello Tools for Builders A year … Continue reading A Conductor, a LunchBox, and a spool of Conduit

The Things We Make – Part 3

Proving Ground's 8 weeks of summer prototyping has come to a close. The past two blog posts provided a small preview of some of the things we have been sketching on and making together. As believers in a data-driven process, we have assembled a collection of workflows that were created this summer to highlight the potential for leveraging … Continue reading The Things We Make – Part 3