In SF ahead of AU 2023

On Wednesday I headed back across to Zurich airport to fly to San Francisco for a few days ahead of Autodesk University 2023 in Las Vegas.Waking upThe flight was direct and largely uneventful: I didn't sleep but did feel moderately sane when I arrived in SF. I hopped on BART from the airport to Embarcadero – it's really the best mode of transport if you arrive around 5pm.View from BARTMy room in the Hyatt has a view across SF’s financial district. Here’s a picture I snapped before sleeping…  

By night

… and one on waking.

By day

I always like seeing the view towards The Bay, too.View towards The BayThursday was split between Pier 9 and 1 Market.

After a few internal meetings I was thrilled to finally get to walk across the Pier 9 bridge. I talk about the instrumentation of this bridge – and it's importance to the MX3D project – all the time, but it was incredibly the first time I'd walked on it.
Me on the bridge

Here I am with Hans Kellner – who was heavily involved in the instrumentation work – and Jacky Bibliowicz – who was the driving force…

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