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Owen Rubin
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Laser Disk games turned out to be a real nightmare of a service problem in arcades. This is one of the best uses I ever saw of an LD game, but Atari decided that a Laser Disk in a game was going to be a big cost and a real service headache, so they removed it. Too bad really, this was a very good game. 
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Wow, imagine my surprise to find that Dish Network wants to access "ALL DATA" on my computer, and "ALL DATA...ON THE WEBSITES I VISIT" to use their sling software. I called Dish to complain, and they gave a half-assed answer that they would not do that, but NOTHING in writing about not doing it. User beware. This has me very close to canceling my DISH subscription. This is a GROSS violation of privacy, and Dish does not seem to actually care.
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My thought is that this is not their primary product. It's like going to a Mexican restaurant and ordering a hamburger. I'm not supporting dish network. Just stating they probably don't care as much. 
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Hey John. Just stumbled on this video. Thanks for talking about Major Havoc, and nice job on the conversion. Always fun to see someone still enjoy this game. You need to practice, but I still cannot beat the last few levels designed by Mark Cerny, so don't feel badly of you cannot finish the game!  :-)
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+Owen Rubin Awesome! How can I get ahold of you? Can you please email me at blkdog7@gmail.com to coordinate? Thanks!
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I know. I'm a jerk.
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Hey Google+ people. If there is an error saving the profile, how about not throwing away EVERYTHING I have entered so far. That truly sucked!
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One of the first programmers at Atari. Designed games for 13 years. Apple for 7 years helping build all kinds of cool stuff. Pacific Bell, creating the first true Broadband networks in the US. Digital TV & Broadband research at Interval for Paul Allen. Way too many start ups that didn't start! Trying to start another. Just keep on trying until I get it right!
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Among the first to design video games. Among the first to design and deploy broadband and digital TV.
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  • University of California, Berkeley
    EECS, 1976
TWO Comcast reps on the phone gave me this address to drop off equipment. But it has been closed for more than a year. Typical bad service from Comcast. And then, over 30 minute wait at the new store because it is understaffed.
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