Month: July 2008

Remember winter?

I’m not sure why, but yesterday the sun beat me up. It really wasn’t too hot, mid to upper 80’s, and it was a little humid, but not as humid as it was last week. When I quit and went home,

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Survey: Do you work with your spouse or significant other?

My wife and I have worked together operating our land surveying company, Foster Survey Company, for over 15 years. Do you work with your spouse or significant other. Take the poll and please leave your comments.

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Enjoy Grilled Pizza this weekend

Now that the weekend is here I would like to go a little off course (And why not? You’ve all worked very hard this week and have earned a little rest and relaxation with your family) and make a recommendation for a little

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DropCard a way to lose your business card forever

A new service provided by DropCard provides a new way to share your business contact information replacing your printed business cards with a virtual card that you can easily send. This is a great way to follow up with people instantly

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Cadalyst Lynn Allen’s Tips & Tricks: One-Click Xref Changes

  One-Click Xref Changes

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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2009 Survey Database issues

Just a brief alert for those of you using AutoCAD Civil 3D 2009 survey databases. I’ve encountered a problem where if I try to import a survey field book into a new survey network that uses existing setup and backsight points from

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Survey: Land Surveying Business Climate

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Lynn Allen’s Blog: AutoCAD 2009 Tips and Tricks booklet has arrived!

Lynn Allen’s Blog: AutoCAD 2009 Tips and Tricks booklet has arrived! Click on the link above and you will open Lynne Allen’s Blog post announcing that her free AutoCAD 2009 Tips and Tricks booklet is available for download. This booklet

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ADAPX – Capturx for Autodesk Design Review

ADAPX – Capturx for Autodesk Design Review Check this out! This looks like a major technological improvement that we land surveyors need to investigate to use in our land surveying businesses. Check out the review in the July 2008 edition

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Resource: Wicked Cool Stuff

http://civilcommunity.autodesk.com/blogs/blog/5/

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NGS Announces NEW CORS GOOGLE MAPS

Written by NOAA/NGS: July 9, 2008 NEW CORS GOOGLE MAPS The CORS web site ( www.ngs.noaa.gov/CORS/ ) features a new set of dynamic Google maps to facilitate access to CORS information. These updated maps were designed and implemented by The

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Resource: Daily AutoCAD

http://www.dailyautocad.com/

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Land Surveying with the setting sun

Here are a few land surveying sunset pictures I took the other day. You will notice that this site is nice and quiet, without much construction activity. This is because I was surveying from 4 pm until 8-8:30 pm because my

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Resource: The Dave and Dan Civil 3D Show

http://civilcommunity.autodesk.com/blogs/blog/4/

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Resource: Gary W. Breisch, RLS

http://gbreisch.com/about/ Please take a look at Gary W. Breisch, RLS web site. He is a land surveyor from Oklahoma.  

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Book Review: The Power of Focus

  This is an excellent book, is well written and is full of insightful knowledge and techniques to improve your business life, personal life and general outlook on life.This is not a book about land surveying but I think everyone

Resource: From The Ground UP

http://civilcommunity.autodesk.com/blogs/blog/6/

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Resource: AutoCAD Insider by Heidi Hewett

http://heidihewett.blogs.com/

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6 STEPS TO IMMEDIATELY IMPROVE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY AND PROFITABILITY-LI

A LIST OF 6 STEPS TO IMMEDIATELY IMPROVE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY AND PROFITABILITY STEP 1: ORGANIZE YOUR PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYING OFFICE. STEP 2: TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR LAND SURVEYING PROJECTS. STEP 3: TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR TIME. STEP 4: PLAN TIME FOR

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Resource: AVID USER of CIVIL 3D

http://wendyllc.blogspot.com/

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