Automating construction and creating a collaborative, seamless cloud-based central space for all aspects of a project cycle dominated the scene at Autodesk University 2017. Global firms demonstrated advanced, real-world use cases of virtual reality, augmented reality and prefabrication, amid announcements of updates, partnerships and the debut of Autodesk’s new CEO. Addressing 50 years’ worth of fears that automation will cause traditional industries to lose jobs, new CEO Andrew Anagnost asked, “Are we kidding ourselves? Are we dangling our feet over a chasm of job destruction? . . .