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Disney Research Invents Robot You Can Juggle With

Some pretty amazing robot animatronic developments coming out of Disney Research Pittsburgh these days. The latest to be revealed is this robot you can play catch and even juggle with. Entertainment robots in theme park environments typically do not allow … Continue reading

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Disney Research Reveals Revolutionary Concept

While the presentation is not as slick as the recent Google Glass idea, the concepts behind “Touché” by Disney Research Pittsburgh could be equally as revolutionary. In fact, the two products working together make what was science fiction now very … Continue reading

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Dr. Randy Pausch Medallion at Magic Kingdom

Be good at something; it makes you valuable… have something to bring to the table, because that will make you more welcome. – Randy Pausch Those words honoring Dr. Randy Pausch adorn the plaque place outside the Mad Tea Cups … Continue reading

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Disney Honors Randy Pausch With Memorial Fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University

The Walt Disney Company has announced the creation of the Disney Memorial Pausch Fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University in recognition of the passion and energy Dr. Randy Pausch brought to his work at both Carnegie Mellon and Walt Disney Imagineering. … Continue reading

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1st Randy Pausch Prize from CMU ETC goes to Pixar’s Ed Catmull

As much as anyone Dr. Randy Pausch embodied creativity and technology combined. His work founding and teaching at the Entertainment Technology Center for Carnegie Mellon University, his life long passions, including working for Walt Disney Imagineering, and his emotional “Last … Continue reading

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