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AB 028: Game On! Atari And Chuck E. Cheese Founder Nolan Bushnell Plays-Up Innovation

August 20, 2015

He ran a concrete business at age 15, worked in an amusement park in college, gave Steve Jobs one of his first jobs, and became a legend in gaming, founding Atari and launching the family fun center Chuck E. Cheese. Nolan Bushnell reveals why the pioneer video game Pong had a square ball, how a rat came to represent his restaurant chain, his costly foray into robotics, the times he got too cocky, getting into the state of flow, his biggest regret in business and his call for equal opportunity in education.

 

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