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19

Interesting encounter: Dr. and Mrs. Phillips

Editor’s note:  During the mid-20th century, Dr. Norman Borlaug led the introduction of semi-dwarf, high-yield, disease-resistant wheat varieties combined with modern agricultural production techniques to Mexico, Pakistan, and India, greatly increasing food security in these countries. He is credited with saving more than a billion people worldwide from starvation. Sherry Grimes, an information desk volunteer at the Donald W. Reynolds… Continue reading Interesting encounter: Dr. and Mrs. Phillips

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May
19

Pac-Man Telephone, 1982

Pac-Man Telephone, 1982 Reportedly inspired by a pizza with one slice removed, Pac-Man was developed by Toru Iwatani, a programmer for the Japanese company Namco. His primary motivation was to develop a nonviolent game that would appeal to male and female players alike. Unlike previous hit video games like Pong and Space Invaders, Pac-Man had… Continue reading Pac-Man Telephone, 1982

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