Since my last post was about a video game that I played, it seems appropriate to pay respects to one of the people who made it possible for myself & the entire world.
Ralph H. Baer was the inventor of the Magnavox Odyssey, the first home video game system.
Before Baer's conception of an electronic "game box", video games were confined to public arcades.
Thanks to his inventions & efforts, we have the sophisticated game systems today that are high definition virtual realities. These detailed, immersive digital creations evolved from the simple 2D pixel representations used in these first game consoles.
Here's a short video from PBS about Ralph Baer: