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Haven't found any descriptors for ALL the different DATATYPE parameters. Would imagine this as part of a database describing what the datatype is and how it is used and what disciplines are available would be supremely useful…
Did find these tidbits… Good overview to describe them all http://paulaubin.com/blog/revit-parameters/
Kind of Parameter Who Creates it Where does it live Appear in Tags Appear in Schedules Description System Parameters Built in Project and Family Yes Yes Built-in to Revit, You cannot change it Shared Parameters User Defined

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free technology preview of Project Kameleon infrastructure modeling software extended to October 15, 2016 - It is Alive in the Lab

Companies with an IPO have stock holders who require profits; Every (A/E) company seems to meander they first become an IPO; losing sight of what would be best for the company and their employees having instead to focus on what is best for the stock holders. Training is definitely one of those areas, followed by locking down of a variety of tools then requirement of how those tools /must/ be utilized. Baking every employee fit the same mold(s) stifles creative problem solving and cuts off avenues which lead to incredible problem solving opportunities.

I love the adage "What happens if employees are trained, then leave... or, if if they are not trained and stay!?"

I am probably best described as an egalitarian idealist- If we train employees it raises the standard of care and work in our industry offering more opportunities in the long run, focusing on work and quality product rather than profits for the betterment of the greater good.

I have said in the past if I ever were t…

Zebedee SLAM

http://www.csiro.au/en/Research/D61/Areas/Robotics-and-autonomous-systems/Sensing-and-mapping-our-environment/Zebedee

Creascan

http://www.creaform3d.com/pulp/metrascan-3d-scanner/

Go slam for interior mapping

http://www.3dlasermapping.com/zeb1/

La Ruina Habitada (Porquera de los Infantes (Palencia), in Spain)

http://homeworlddesign.com/la-ruina-habitada-jesus-castillo-oli/La Ruina Habitada is located in the town of Porquera de los Infantes (Palencia), in the region of Valdivia, Spain, historically known for being the home of the parents of Pedro de Valdivia who discovered Chile.

Project energyplus cloud graduated to insight 360

http://labs.blogs.com/its_alive_in_the_lab/2016/07/project-energyplus-cloud-to-graduate-to-insight-360.html

Autodesk energy plus about to be part of A360

https://energyplus.net/

Revit Import/Export for families- name this the same as the family(with a .txt not rvt extension) for creating an excel based family library manager!

Sub AddReferences() ''--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- '' REFERENCES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE: AddReferenceGUID ("{000204EF-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}")''VBA                              C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\MICROS~1\VBA\VBA7\VBE7.DLL AddReferenceGUID ("{00020813-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}")''Excel                            C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\EXCEL.EXE AddReferenceGUID ("{0D452EE1-E08F-101A-852E-02608C4D0BB4}")''MSForms                          C:\Windows\system32\FM20.DLL AddReferenceGUID ("{420B2830-E718-11CF-893D-00A0C9054228}")''Scripting                        C:\Windows\system32\scrrun.dll AddReferenceGUID ("{F935DC20-1CF0-11D0-ADB9-00C04FD58A0B}")''IWshRuntimeLibrary               C:\Windows\system32\wshom.ocx AddReferenceGUID ("{3F4DACA7-160D-11D2-A8E9-0010…