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January 15: Ralph Baer Patents First Video Game

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Jeffrey Powers

Madison, WI

Description: For the Tech History Geek in all of us

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January 15: Ralph Baer Patents First Video Game

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1968 - Ralph Baer applies for a patent on a TV game system he designed. This, of course, sparks the Video Game age and Ralph becomes the inventor and Pioneer of the field. In 2006, he was honored with a National Medal of Technology for the advancement...