kottke.org posts about David Friedman

The father of video gamesMar 07 2013

Poignant video profile of Ralph Baer, the inventor of the Magnavox Odyssey, the first home console gaming system. He's still inventing at age 90.

The first software patentFeb 01 2013

David Friedman profiles Martin Goetz, who received the very first software patent granted by the US Patent Office in 1968.

Goetz's patent is here.

Inventor of the digital cameraApr 13 2011

As part of his inventor portrait series, David Friedman profiled Steven Sasson, inventor of the digital camera.

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