Rising from Boston’s building boom, a new kind of startup

    The Boston Globe, 2/10/18

    Boston has been Crane City for the last five years or more: construction everywhere you look, and detour signs, too.

    Much less noticeable has been a boom in startups focused on buildings. Entrepreneurs are looking at a massive industry and seeing opportunity: Construction spending on private projects in the United States hit a record high of $1.25 trillion in December, according to the Commerce Department.

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    AI Special: All You Need To Know About Its Impact – Now And In The Future

    BIM+, 2/04/2018

    The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) is already leading some forecasters to predict a startling vision of construction in a generation’s time – where roles traditionally carried out by human beings are instead performed by robots. In the first of our special features Denise Chevin examines which areas of the industry will be most affected.

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