Steve Russell (computer scientist)

Steve Russell
Russell in 2011
Stephen Russell

1937 (age 85–86)[1]
Other namesSlug
CitizenshipUnited States
Alma materDartmouth College, 1958
Known forSpacewar!
Scientific career
FieldsComputer science
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Spacewar! on the Computer History Museum's PDP-1, 2007

Stephen Russell (born 1937),[1] also nicknamed "Slug",[1] is an American computer scientist most famous for creating Spacewar!, well known for being the first widely distributed video game.

  1. ^ a b c "Steve "Slug" Russell". PDP-1 Restoration Project. Computer History Museum. Retrieved December 31, 2015.

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