The Man Who Invented Video Games
Not many people can list starting a $10 billion industry among their accomplishments. Ralph Baer can.
In 1951, as an engineer making television sets, Baer had the passing thought that adding a gameplay element to TV might be fun. His bosses disagreed. Instead of dismissing the idea, though, Baer buried it in his brain and…
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