Family Tree Magazine has been blogging about a number of useful genealogy web sites recently. Now they list the 75 best state (U.S.) sites 2013.
I started programming (writing code) not long before handheld and video games came along. A solid mathematics and software engineering education prepared me for careers in teaching, video games design and development, and a number of excellent software engineering positions. While everyone should explore opportunities and education that fulfills their particular strengths and goals, it’s a good ideas nowadays — considering the abundance of apps, phones, tablets, computers, and even robots — to understand a bit about how computer software works. Spend some time learning to code. You might like it!
In 1979, I started work on Mattel Electronics Handheld Bowling. It was great fun, and quite a challenge, to work on handheld games that ran on 1k (that’s 1,024) bytes of code.
The latest episode (called “Shopping”) of the tv comedy series “The Goldbergs” featured a quick scene with one of the boys playing Mattel Electronics Handheld Football. You can find the episode on abc.com or hulu.com.