A History Lesson on Alias 3D Software

Understanding the history of a particular software and why it was created in the first place can be exciting and insightful, especially for those who are interested in or are currently using the software. Not only is the vision and idea behind the creation important but also the driving forces, the people behind it, and the projects and productions that utilized the tool. The founding of the Alias software changed the face of 3D Modeling and Animation as well as the engineering, design, gaming, entertainment, and film industries.

Non-Degreed Detail Designers: Reassessing the Engineering Job Market

For those of you that are unemployed: If you specialize in something other than what you have done in the past, you can increase the chances of obtaining an engineering job. Do you remember in the 90’s when it was easy to get a job as a detail draftsman? That’s because the jobs were plentiful, […]

AI: From “A” to “B”

AI: “Artificial intelligence is the intelligence of machines and the branch of computer science that aims to create it.” – Definition from Wikipedia Having a robot or virtual agent (an example of a virtual agent could be characters in a video game) navigate a space or obstacle course can be a difficult task to plan […]

Machinery’s Handbook 28 Giveaway!!

Design Engine Education is giving away a free Machinery’s Handbook 28 to one lucky twitter-er!!! Rules of the Giveaway: Eligible Candidates: Must have a Twitter Account Must follow @DesignEngine Must RT (retweet) our giveaway Can tweet as much as you’d like The more tweets you tweet, the better your chances are!! We will then contact […]

2011 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (and Ferrari World)

This racetrack blows all American, European, and Asian ones out of the water. This race is located in Abu Dhabi. Why? Located at the crossroads between Europe, Asia and Africa, Abu Dhabi [the capital of the United Arab Emirates], it is the ideal location to host an event such as the Grand Prix, accessible to […]