August 6, 2012

Why Gamers Could Save the World

Doug Gross, CNN

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Long before he became a scientist investigating the building blocks of life, Rhijus Das had another goal. He wanted to code a version of the 1987 shoot-em-up arcade game Contra for his Apple IIe computer.

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