Dabney, who died on May 26 at the age of 81, was a largely self-taught electrical engineer and the co-founder of Atari, Inc. He developed the basics of video circuitry principles that were used for Pong, one of the first and most successful arcade games, but until about a decade ago, Dabney's achievements in the world of video gaming were largely overlooked.
Click here to read Smith's wonderful obituary of Dabney, then check out the discussion of his life below:
Yes, Harrison. I love an obit on an anonymous person who made a wide-ranging difference. Everyone loves the back story, and you deliver.
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