Vintage Computing and Gaming is reporting that black video game pioneer Gerald A. Lawson has passed away. Affectionately known as Jerry, Lawson was an important figure in the history of video games. Lawson was one of the few African American electronic engineers in Silicon Valley and lead the team that created the world's first ROM cartridge-based video game console, the Fairchild Channel F...


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I just learned about him about a month ago, he was being honored for his pioneering work.  Sorry to lose him, but glad to have had him.


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