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Jul 05, 2008



The number of connections that one can make via video games is amazing . . . especially for MMO games. It has really become something in and of itself for bringing people together.


This isn't exactly what you're looking for, but it's at least as close as Battle Zone and dancing.

I've always wondered what would have happened if Atari/Nolan Bushnell had taken up Woz & Steve Jobs' offer to market the Apple PC. Would Atari have been bigger than Microsoft based on that? Would the game console/PC divide never have happened? Would the business PC never have happened?

I imagine thing probably would have fallen apart quickly in some different way (as they were wont to do at Atari), but it amazes me how much our current computer industry reflects the long shadow of certain moments of dumb fortune.

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