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Atari turns 50, and the godfather of video games talks about how to change the world

Atari turns 50, and the godfather of video games talks about how to change the world

“‘Schopenhauer always talked about creative destruction. New innovations often destroy old dominance. And that’s what you kind of want to do, because you’re not going to beat Microsoft at their game. But you can beat them at a game that you own. ‘” That’s Atari founder and mass-market video game creator Nolan Bushnell’s advice to …

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RIP Bernie Stolar, Former Sega, Atari & PlayStation Executive

RIP Bernie Stolar, Former Sega, Atari & PlayStation Executive

Stolar pictured during the Dreamcast’s launchPhoto: Associated Press (AP) Bernie Stolar, one of the most important video game executives of the 1990s, has passed away at the age of 75, GamesBeat reports. Stolar began working in the video game business in 1980, first founding a coin-op company before moving to Atari, where he did everything …

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Google Maps Now Has a Label for LGBTQ + Owned Businesses

Google Maps Now Has a Label for LGBTQ + Owned Businesses

Businesses can now choose to self-identify on Google Maps.Photo: Phelan M. Ebenhack (AP) Google has introduced a new label in Maps and Search that allows businesses to self-identify as LGBTQ + owned, adding to a series of labels already on Google Maps that are meant to help people locate and support local businesses. It also …

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First 1.5TB microSD Card Will Destroy Your Budget

First 1.5TB microSD Card Will Destroy Your Budget

Although as inevitable as death and taxes, yesterday Micron revealed that its new industrial-grade i400 microSD will come in capacities ranging from 256GB to 1TB, and for the first time ever, a never-before-seen 1.5TB option that will undoubtedly be devastatingly expensive. Officially announced at the Embedded World 2022 conference currently taking place in Nuremberg, Germany, …

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