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First computer scientists to win an Oscar

29 Jan
Loren Carpenter, Rob Cook and Ed Catmull

Loren Carpenter, Rob Cook and Ed Catmull

In 2001, Loren Carpenter, Rob Cook, and Ed Catmull of Pixar won an Oscar for significant advancements to the field of motion picture rendering. It was the first time for software developers to win an Oscar.

April 2001 IEEE Spectrum

I still remember this cover of IEEE Spectrum magazine,  I was a computer science student in Nsukka, Nigeria, back then, and I remember, this cover and this article in the magazine, was among the most inspirational things I ever read as a computer science major in Nigeria.

 
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