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William Higinbotham

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LES DIEUX DE L'INFORMATIQUE : William Higinbotham

 

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The "Father of Video Games (And Nuclear Science)" William Higinbotham

 

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Tennis For Two - The second ever computer game

 

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Tennis for Two - The Original Video Game

 

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Les Dieux de l'Informatique S01E01 - William Higinbotham et « Tennis for two »

William Higinbotham was an American physicist. A member of the team that developed the first nuclear bomb, he later became a leader in the nonproliferation movement. He also has a place in the history of video games for his 1958 creation of Tennis for Two, the first interactive analog computer game and one of the first electronic games to use a graphical display.
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