Twenty Years after Doom: John Carmack on the Future of Engineering Virtual Worlds


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On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 4:00 PM CST, John Carmack will speak at Southern Methodist University.


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.


The event is free and open to the public and RSVP is not needed, so please join us to hear from one of the most important technologists of the modern era, as he takes questions from the audience, reflects on his life, and discusses the future of interactive entertainment.


For directions to the Lyle School of Engineering’s Caruth Hall Ground Floor Auditorium, visit the school’s directions page.


Unfortunately, live streaming or Tweeting of the event will not be permitted (sorry!), however a recording of the talk will be available at this YouTube link.


18. April 2014 by Mohammad Jhaveri
Categories: Events | 141 comments

Comments (141)

  1. go silence huh?

  2. The community DEMANDS an answer as to why this video has not been release !

  3. Well,they have a twitter account:

    And a facebook account:

    They should just put something in this page telling when the video is going to be uploaded.It is a lack of professionalism not to doing so.

  4. hi everyone, thank you all SO much for the patience and I’m so sorry for the delays and any shortcomings on my end, the talk is now up on YouTube –

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