University of Washington Establishes Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

University of Washington Establishes Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering


Few people can say they changed the world. Even fewer can say that was exactly what they set out to do Paul G Allen saw it before just about anyone else. A computer on every desk top and in every home teaching himself the coding skills necessary to help make that dream a reality. Some of those skills Paul learned right here on the University of Washington campus using computers he snuck on to as a high school senior. He was going from building to building borrowing computer time. It’s thrilling that University of Washington played some small role in facilitating his real interest in computing. The relationship goes way way back and you see it all over campus. It’s an extremely special relationship that has catapulted us forward one of the ways in which we’ve changed the world Changing the world once wasn’t enough Paul is tackling some of the hardest problems that face humanity and the planet. From climate change to ocean health from decoding the brain to advancing artificial intelligence. His generous gift to the University is received in the same spirit in which it was given with humility with purpose and with the hope that Paul G. Allen School of Computer science and Engineering students will like Paul inspire others to drive technology forward tackling the world’s toughest problems and making the world a better place He’s really very much a renaissance man interested in so many things and what I think is so exciting about it is the way in which he gives really pushes people to think on an absolute global scale Paul Allen likes big ideas that change the world those are the questions he’s always asking what’s the big idea what’s the big thing what’s the breakthrough going to be Through technology he is truly trying to change the world for the better I honestly think the potential of this school is absolutely limitless you

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