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Watch Quake being played on an oscilloscope

What is considered by some to be the first video game — Tennis For Two — was played on an oscilloscope at Brookhaven National Laboratory in 1958. Fifty-six years later, oscilloscopes can still play...

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Scientists still play video games on their expensive laboratory equipment

This is the control module for an Agilent High Performance Liquid Chromatography system. They separate, identify and quantify each component in a mixture. These systems have many applications, such...

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A list of every video game ever made: 43,806 names, and counting

It's 43,806 names long, and it's not even close to being finished. It's a project to name every single video game, ever made, for every platform. Pastebin user Data_Baser is leading the project,...

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Magnavox Odyssey inventor Baer is certain of his own legacy

Ralph Baer, the 91-year old inventor of the world's first home console, the Magnavox Odyssey, is pretty sure his legacy is intact, despite various claimants to the honor of bringing video games...