September 21, 2004

If Turing Had Built Pong

*** PONGMECHANIK *** - a version of the classic video game Pong, but this one uses electric motors and string rather than a TV and telephone exchange relays rather than a computer chip. If only Turing hadn't had to spend time cracking the Enigma code, maybe we'd have had these to play in the late 40s...

Posted by Adrian at September 21, 2004 08:01 PM | TrackBack

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Spooky coincidence ... was just in the process of sending you an email about this when I thought I'd check your blog ... there it was!

Anxiously awaiting mechanical Pacman ...

Posted by: Andrew at September 22, 2004 04:22 PM

Pacman has gone even more retro by eschewing machinery and using people with Pac-Manhattan. I await news of you bringing it to the UK with Pac-Manchester...

Posted by: Adrian at September 22, 2004 04:34 PM

can u make a game for pong a simple example please

Posted by: Ebenezer at April 24, 2007 05:58 PM
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