PSA: Oculus CTO John Carmack Talk at SMU on April 25

April 18, 2014 - GamePolitics Staff

"Twenty Years after Doom: John Carmack on the Future of Engineering Virtual Worlds," a talk featuring former id Software co-founder and Oculus CTO John Carmack, will take place at Southern Methodist University's Lyle School of Engineering on April 25, 2014 at 4:00 PM (Caruth Hall Ground Auditorium) in Dallas Texas.

Here's more about the talk from organizers:

"John Carmack co-founded id Software where he built the graphics engines powering Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, and Quake, each of which revolutionized the gaming industry. Named to the MIT Technology Review's 35 Under 35, Time Magazine's 50 Most Influential People in Technology, and inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame, John's contributions and commitment to fostering open-source communities has inspired a generation of young people to become computer scientists and engineers. Now, as the Chief Technology Officer of Oculus VR, he works on the Rift with the goal of once again revolutionizing the way we experience games."

Carmack will talk about his storied career in the video games industry and what he thinks the future using virtual reality might look like. Carmack will also take questions after his presentation from those in attendance.

You can learn more about Southern Methodist University's Lyle School of Engineering here.


 
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