How Autodesk is creating tomorrow’s world today

Prakash Kota of the software firm behind AutoCAD is confident that, rather than taking away people’s jobs, automated design can actually create new ones

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
23rd June, 2019
Prakash Kota, chief information officer with Autodesk Picture: Fergal Phillips

It’s easy for Prakash Kota to get distracted when he walks into a room. Every chair, every table, even every coffee cup he sees was likely designed in some way using software developed by the company he works for.

AutoCAD is the go-to computer aided design (Cad) software for, essentially, everything. Wherever you are reading this right now, most and probably all of the items around you were designed with it.

Kota is...

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