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Industry News Roundup: September 28

Industry News Roundup: September 28

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Engineers can change the world, so it's time to change the way we teach them. "Latham, a transfer into the discipline, says, "I've learned that engineering is really what you want it to be. You really can get out of the classroom and really solve problems." Read the story and watch the video, from USA Today

The future of Autodesk: Anyone will be able to build anything. "On paper, no firm is better positioned to take advantage of a maker-led future than Autodesk, whose 30 years of experience in computer-aided design give it unparalleled intelligence about the capabilities that designers want and need in their software." Read the full story on Wired

China has a staggering 848 skyscrapers (over 152 meters) under construction or in the pipeline. By 2017, the country will surpass the U.S. for most skyscrapers! The U.S. currently has 533. Shanghai Daily has the story

The world's biggest supercranes are helping us build bigger, faster, and safer. “Some of these machines stand more than 185 meters tall (600 ft), about four times taller than the Statue of Liberty. The price tags on these machines can run to $30 million or more.” Read the rest on Engineering News-Record

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