January 15, 1968: Ralph Baer Patents First Video Game
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.
Wikazine – Full show notes for January 15
- Intel acquires Xircom
- Wikipedia is launched
- Coveritlive and Twitter goes down for Steve Jobs Keynote