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Optical Disk Drive (ODD) – Nintendo Wii disk drive, 6 times faster than a DVD drive Lenox – first open source software Net-neutrality – FCC rule that internet sites cannot be given faster speeds because they pay more money Willy Higinbotham – 1958 – first video game EE Doc Smith and Steve Russell – developed Space Wars at MIT and distributed across ARPANET Nolan Bushnell – first tried to commercialize video games with Computer Space but unsuccessful. Later
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Unformatted text preview: created the Atari company in 1972, and sold 8500 units of pong for $500-1200. Pong at Home – 1974 – flip switch and play hockey (2 paddles) Space Invader – 1978 – first shooter game Asteroids – 1979 – first game to keep track of high score with initials 1980 – Puckman from Japan – Inky, Pinky, Blinky, and Clyde...
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course NMIX 2020 taught by Professor Shamp during the Spring '11 term at UGA.

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