October 7th, 2007, 21:10 PM
The Atari 2600: The Box That Launched A Million IT Careers
In a world where videogame experiences are becoming ever more lifelike, it's hard to imagine that people once played games that ran on just 4 kilobytes of RAM. But when the Atari 2600 was released in October 1977, millions of kids (and adults) quickly fell under its spell.
In addition to bloodshot eyes, sore thumbs and carpal tunnel syndrome, the Atari 2600 opened many kids' eyes to the capabi...