Edward L. Smith, Benj Edwards
The inspirational story of Ed Smith, who grew up in the slums of Brownsville, Brooklyn to become one of the first African Americans to work in the design of video games and personal computers in the 1970s. Learn how Ed became a part of the engineering team that developed the MP1000 video game and The Imagination Machine personal computer. Discover how Ed came of age while growing up in Brownsville during the sixties, his resilience enduring the crime and drug ravaged neighborhood of his youth culminating in his unexpected journey through computer technology.
IMAGINE THAT!: THE STORY OF ONE OF THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICANS TO WORK IN THE DESIGN OF VIDEO GAMES AND PERSONAL COMPUTERS