Monthly Archives: August 2011

Pirate a Gucci: the (speculative) future of 3D Printing?

3D Printers, also known as Fabricators or “Fabbers.” Have you heard of them? There are a variety of techniques that slowly build pre-programmed objects in a variety of materials, varying in scale from hobbyists spraying thin resin films into fun … Continue reading

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Intergraph SmartPlant P&ID User Tips and Tricks for Speed

Intergraph’s SmartPlant P&ID (SPPID), is part of their data-base driven SmartPlant package. It uses a drafting interface, like AutoCAD, but with some big differences. SPPID is both much more powerful than AutoCAD, and much less suited to quickly creating drawings. … Continue reading

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Back in business

The website is back to normal and the "generic money-making link site" harpy is banished. I'll have some lengthy articles later this month. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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