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Tennis for Two

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Tennis for Two is a sports video game developed in 1958, which simulates a game of tennis, and was one of the first games developed in the early history of video games. [1]

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Analog computer

An analog computer or analogue computer is a form of computer that uses the continuously changeable aspects of physical phenomena such as electrical, mechanical, or hydraulic quantities to model the problem being solved.

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Bertie the Brain

Bertie the Brain was an early computer game, and one of the first games developed in the early history of video games.

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Bouncing ball

The physics of a bouncing ball concerns the physical behaviour of bouncing balls, particularly its motion before, during, and after impact against the surface of another body.

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Brookhaven National Laboratory

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is a United States Department of Energy national laboratory located in Upton, New York, on Long Island, and was formally established in 1947 at the site of Camp Upton, a former U.S. Army base.

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Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

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Cathode-ray tube amusement device

The cathode-ray tube amusement device is the earliest known interactive electronic game.

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CBC News

CBC News is the division of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for the news gathering and production of news programs on the corporation's English-language operations, namely CBC Television, CBC Radio, CBC News Network, and CBC.ca.

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Christopher Strachey

Christopher S. Strachey (16 November 1916 – 18 May 1975) was a British computer scientist.

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Cornell University

Cornell University is a private and statutory Ivy League research university located in Ithaca, New York.

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Creative Computing (magazine)

Creative Computing was one of the earliest magazines covering the microcomputer revolution.

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David H. Ahl

David H. Ahl (born 1939) is the founder of Creative Computing magazine.

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Drag (physics)

In fluid dynamics, drag (sometimes called air resistance, a type of friction, or fluid resistance, another type of friction or fluid friction) is a force acting opposite to the relative motion of any object moving with respect to a surrounding fluid.

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Draughts

Draughts (British English) or checkers (American English) is a group of strategy board games for two players which involve diagonal moves of uniform game pieces and mandatory captures by jumping over opponent pieces.

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Early history of video games

The history of video games spans a period of time between the invention of the first electronic games and today, covering a long period of invention and changes.

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Electronic game

An electronic game is a game that employs electronics to create an interactive system with which a player can play.

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Greenwood Publishing Group

ABC-CLIO/Greenwood is an educational and academic publisher (middle school through university level) which is today part of ABC-CLIO.

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Interactivity

Across the many fields concerned with interactivity, including information science, computer science, human-computer interaction, communication, and industrial design, there is little agreement over the meaning of the term "interactivity", although all are related to interaction with computers and other machines with a user interface.

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Magnavox

Magnavox (Latin for "great voice") (stylized as MAGNAVOX) is an American electronics company founded in the United States.

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Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project was a research and development undertaking during World War II that produced the first nuclear weapons.

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MSNBC

MSNBC is an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.

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Multiplayer video game

A multiplayer video game is a video game in which more than one person can play in the same game environment at the same time, either locally or over the internet.

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NBC

The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.

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Nuclear proliferation

Nuclear proliferation is the spread of nuclear weapons, fissionable material, and weapons-applicable nuclear technology and information to nations not recognized as "Nuclear Weapon States" by the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, commonly known as the Non-Proliferation Treaty or NPT.

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Office of Scientific and Technical Information

The Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) is a component of the Office of Science within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

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Operations Research Office

The Operations Research Office (ORO) was a civilian military research center founded in 1948 by the United States Army.

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Oscilloscope

An oscilloscope, previously called an oscillograph, and informally known as a scope or o-scope, CRO (for cathode-ray oscilloscope), or DSO (for the more modern digital storage oscilloscope), is a type of electronic test instrument that allows observation of varying signal voltages, usually as a two-dimensional plot of one or more signals as a function of time.

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OXO

OXO or Noughts and Crosses is a video game developed by A S Douglas in 1952 which simulates a game of noughts and crosses.

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Prior art

Prior art (state of the art or background art), in most systems of patent law, is constituted by all information that has been made available to the public in any form before a given date that might be relevant to a patent's claims of originality.

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Ralph H. Baer

Ralph Henry Baer (born Rudolf Heinrich Baer; March 8, 1922 – December 6, 2014) was a German-born American inventor, game developer, and engineer.

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Relay

A relay is an electrically operated switch.

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Replay: The History of Video Games

Replay: The History of Video Games is a book on the history of video games by Tristan Donovan.

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Routledge

Routledge is a British multinational publisher.

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ScienceBlogs

ScienceBlogs was an invitation-only blog network and virtual community that operated for a little less than twelve years, from 2006 to 2017.

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Sports game

A sports game is a video game genre that simulates the practice of sports.

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Stony Brook University

The State University of New York at Stony Brook (also known as Stony Brook University or SUNY Stony Brook) is a public sea-grant and space-grant research university in the eastern United States.

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Tennis

Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles).

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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Transistor

A transistor is a semiconductor device used to amplify or switch electronic signals and electrical power.

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Upton, New York

Upton, New York is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) on Long Island in the town of Brookhaven.

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Vacuum tube

In electronics, a vacuum tube, an electron tube, or just a tube (North America), or valve (Britain and some other regions) is a device that controls electric current between electrodes in an evacuated container.

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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Video game graphics

A variety of computer graphic techniques have been used to display video game content throughout the history of video games.

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William Higinbotham

William Higinbotham (October 22, 1910 – November 10, 1994) was an American physicist.

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Williams College

Williams College is a private liberal arts college in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States.

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Workman Publishing Company

Workman Publishing Company is an independent publisher of trade books and calendars, known primarily for non-fiction books along with calendars.

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Ziff Davis

Ziff Davis, LLC is an American publisher and Internet company.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tennis_for_Two

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