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Patrick Hughes
Works at Engineered Design Solutions
Attended Rock Valley College
Lives in Rockford, Illinois
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WTF here's the one for Star Wars. Who writes these?
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Considering the square footage being cleared, it puts a lawn mower to shame too.
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So close.
 
OMG +SpaceX  this retro-burn and landing was simply amazing.  Congrats on a perfect day in space, and a near-perfect day back on Earth... next landing will be The One!
Falcon 9 first stage landing burn and touchdown on Just Read the Instructions
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It must really suck to be those people. (those being the ones leaving their comments).
 
Via +Travel Pro Tips.

My favorite review was one of Alcatraz: "Not a decent restaurant in the place."

Other underwhelming sites included the Statue of Liberty, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Grand Canyon.
Hilarious one-star TripAdvisor reviews for America's greatest attractions - because some people are impossible to please
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I always find it humorous when people try to explain how a machine I designed is supposed to work.
 

No Explanation Is Necessary
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Editor’s Note: Welcome to Cadalyst's blog series by Patrick Hughes, “A CAD Dinosaur's Journey into Modern Times.” In this three-month series, Hughes chronicles his transition from AutoCAD R14 to v2...
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So I checked out the trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Seems something is a little ambiguous here.
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Looks like something +Melanie Perry might have an interest in.
 
Ever wanted to use Excel to examine big data sets? This tutorial will show you how to analyze over 300,000 items at one time. And what better topic than baby names? Want to see how popular your name was in 1910? You can do that. Want to find the perfect name for your baby? Here’s your chance to do it with data.
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Since I'm doing a lot of data analysis, I'll make the case that if you can afford it, Spotfire is a really superb tool for large sets of data.  I'm producing 500,000-row excel spreadsheets, and ooog it gets slow.
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With AutoCAD dynamic blocks, my library is undergoing a makeover that will ultimately be a real game changer in how I get work done. By adding action parameters to a block, you can dynamically modify the appearance and geometry of your inserts after they are inserted into your drawing.
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Question for any electrical engineering types in my circles

If a ring terminal of a K type thermocouple is modified (enlarging the hole to fit a larger attachment screw) would the temperature reading be affected?
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I'm pleased to announce CadTempo has been updated on the Autodesk Exchange store and republished for AutoCAD 2016.
CAD Time Tracking and Analytics - Record and report the true time spent in drawings and other engineering documents.
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Machine Designer, Software Developer
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AutoCAD 3D solid modeling, Custom Machine Design, Delphi Programming.
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  • Engineered Design Solutions
    Machine Designer, Software Developer, 1991 - present
  • Daley Design, Yates American, Clinton Electronics, Atwood Automotive
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Rockford, Illinois
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Rockford, Illinois
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Machine Designer, 3DModeling in AutoCAD, Software Developer - CadTempo: CAD Time Analytics, DwgGrid: CAD Thumbnail Viewer and Printer
Introduction
I began my career as a draftsman in 1972 after 4 years of drafting classes throughout high school. Several years later I became a machine designer when I worked for Daley Design, a well respected local company doing contract design work and eventually a special machine builder. After a number of years with Daley Design I moved on to a few local companies including Yates American Machine, Barber Colman Automated Mfg. Systems Division, Clinton Electronics, and Atwood Industries. In 1991 I started my own company Engineered Design Solutions after conceiving an idea for a new drinking straw and designing a special machine to produce the straw. I ultimately received an order to build the machine which allowed me to strike out on my own.
 
Here's a few quotes (of my own making) I hope you like and share:

Oxymoronically, virtual reality is literally a real thing.
 
I, for one, am glad that the wheel has been re-invented. Multiple times.
 
Innovation: Seeing a sealed box then creating its contents.
 
Conquer space travel and time travel will take care of itself.
 
The key to time travel is live minute to minute and don't sweat the minutiae.
 
If it weren't for industrial art, art museums would still be caves.

Confusius say: He who overfills Zippo lighter make rash decision.
 
When mandated, innovation isn't.
 
I try to stay away from highfalutin words, but invariably fail.
 
Bragging rights
Not so much a bragging right, but an interesting tidbit: After attending a family reunion several years ago I discovered a family ancestor (Joseph Hewes) was a signer of the Declaration of Independence
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I came in looking for a plumbing fitting and walked out with a simple reducing washer for 64 cents which solved my problem and saved me a couple of bucks. Thanks for making the right suggestion!
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Rockford and surrounding area has many fine pizza establishment. *Slice of Italy* however tops them all.
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