New app puts building codes and regulations in the palm of your hand

Once again, TechCrunch (a publication dedicated to covering startup companies in the world of technology) has the scoop on an app for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. And from what I can tell, this app really is a major game changer. Here's more: For architects, complying with building codes means navigating labyrinthine layers … Continue reading New app puts building codes and regulations in the palm of your hand

New construction technology startup tackles the issue of prompt payment head on

TechCrunch, as the name implies, is a technology-oriented publication that, as a self-professed geek, I've been reading since former practicing attorney Michael Arrington started it so many years ago. But now I find myself in an interesting position where more and more the tech-oriented publications I read also feature content on companies in the architecture, … Continue reading New construction technology startup tackles the issue of prompt payment head on

Augmented Reality goes to trial, wins (for now…)

David Kravets, writing for Ars Technica: A judge on Thursday declared as unconstitutional a local Wisconsin ordinance mandating that the makers of augmented reality games get special use permits if their mobile apps were to be played in county parks. The law—the nation's first of its kind—was challenged on First Amendment grounds amid concerns it … Continue reading Augmented Reality goes to trial, wins (for now…)

Choice of Font becomes critical evidence in case

Typography, the art (and science) of arranging and forming letters, is an essential tool in design, and a subject of never-ending fascination for graphic design nerds like myself. Some typefaces and font choices can make political statements, whereas a font like Microsoft's Comic Sans is so reviled it can spark outrage. TNW's Bryan Clark reports on … Continue reading Choice of Font becomes critical evidence in case

Ever wish you could carry your iPad on your tool belt?

Construction Junkie's Shane Hedmond shared the following: Runnur, a mobile tech gear company, has developed a hands-free belt clip system for your tablet that’s perfect for construction professionals. The belt clip system attaches to the case you already own and allows you to store it on your hip, keeping your hands free, when it’s not … Continue reading Ever wish you could carry your iPad on your tool belt?