WebGL: A Conversation

Evan Parker (Google), Bill Baxter (Google)
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Session led by Evan Parker and Bill Baxter

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Evan Parker


Evan is a software engineer on Google Maps. Evan joined Google in 2004 and worked on the Ads team for 2 years before joining the Google Maps team in 2006. Since then Evan has worked on Street View, the integration of the Google Earth plugin into maps.google.com, web app performance, and a mobile version of maps.google.com.

Evan has a bachelors and masters in computer science with a focus in computer graphics from Stanford University.

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Bill Baxter


Bill Baxter is a Software Engineer at Google, working on Google’s MapsGL in the Seattle office. Bill joined Google in March of this year. Prior to joining Google, Bill worked on various computer graphics research projects at Microsoft Research in Redmond, and at the animation company OLM Digital in Tokyo. He received a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where his dissertation concerned the use of physically based simulation to make digital painting more realistic. Bill has been using OpenGL since 1998, and is very excited that WebGL is now bringing the power of OpenGL to the web. Slides from WebGL session: http://goo.gl/PhK54

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Bill Baxter
10/13/2011 8:04am EDT

I put the slides from the talk up here: goo.gl/PhK54

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