Monday, September 28, 2020

Curiosity About How Things Work’ Is Key to Innovation

You may have never heard of Pat Hanrahan, but you have almost certainly seen his work. His list of credits includes three Academy Awards, and his work on Pixar’s RenderMan rendering technology enabled Hollywood megahits Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Cars and Jurassic Park. He spoke Thursday at NTECH, NVIDIA’s annual internal engineering conference. The digital event was followed by a virtual chat between NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang and Hanrahan, who taught a computer graphics course at NVIDIA’s Silicon Valley campus during its early days.