Atari Co-Founder Allan Alcorn Discusses the Creation of Pong

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A pioneering computer scientist, Al Alcorn worked for Ampex before creating -- over only three months -- the classic video arcade game Pong, a game that many have credited with serving as the blueprint for the modern gaming industry. GamesBeat caught up with Alcorn at the opening of the "Revolution" exhibit at the Computer History Museum this morning.

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