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Ralph Baer

The Father Of Video Games Was A Refugee To America

Zócalo Public Square | Nico Pitney | Posted 12.14.2015 | Impact

It’s perhaps fitting that the man recognized as the father of the video game, that quintessential American invention, was a refugee from Hitler’s ...

'Father Of Home Video Games' Dies

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 12.09.2014 | Technology

If you've ever spent a few hours in front of the television playing video games, hit the pause button and take a moment to thank Ralph Baer. Baer,...

Ralph Baer: The Father of the Video Game

Steve Karras | Posted 12.19.2012 | Technology
Steve Karras

For those video game enthusiasts old enough to remember Pong, it's not hard to marvel at how mind-blowingly sophisticated games have become. No one, however, is more amazed than Ralph Baer, the man responsible for inventing video games.

Inventors Hall Of Fame 2010: See The New Inductees

Huffington Post/AP | NATASHA T. METZLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- The inventors of Post-it notes and the technologies that led to video games, modern scuba diving equipment and GPS technology are among ...