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last posted Jan. 23, 2018, 10:28 a.m.

10 earlier thoughts


Once upon a time, an investor related an old story about working on some government contract involving vector displays costing thousands, if you could source them at all ... and then being shocked to discover Vectrexen being sold in Sears for under USD 200. TIL that in the early 80's, game companies didn't just buy displays, they did some serious engineering to meet their price points via hw/sw codesign.

26 later thoughts