Monthly Archives: April 2018

  • The Man Who Invented Video Games

    Ralph Henry Baer was born in south-western Germany in 1922. By the late 1960's, he had already made his mark as an electronics genius. As a teenager, he escaped Nazi Germany with his parents and sister via Holland and fled to the US where his scientific intellect flourished. During the late 1940s and 50s, Baer created everything from HiFi accessories to snooping devices that the US government used in Berlin to monitor transmissions to and from the Soviet Union. Baer was always convinced that television could be less passive and more interactive. But this was the 1950s, and no one wanted to listen to such a radical concept.

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  • 8 New US TV Shows Worth Binge-Watching in 2018

    Okay, we're a few months into 2018 already so maybe it's time we owned up and put aside those hastily made New Year resolutions and went back to our favourite pastime ever--curling up on the couch to binge-watch our favourite TV shows. Which of course for most of us means waking up on that same couch at 3:00 am in a cold sweat and with our entertainment provider disdainfully glaring at us the one big question from the screen: "Do you wish to continue watching...?"

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