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Ed Smith is a renowned African American vintage video game and personal computer designer.

Ed's story of overcoming insurmountable odds growing up in Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York during the tumultuous 60s to eventually design a video game and personal computer is shared around the world

This site hosts photos, audio podcasts and video interviews with Ed Smith and many of the prominent historians in vintage gaming and computing technology.

Ed's current passion around technology consulting is shared for those who seek to gain insights across IT, HR, Vintage Gaming and what it means to be Black in technology.

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A great talk with Dr. Lisa McGerty from the Centre for Computing History out of Cambridge UK -


See the historic interview with Ed and Dag Spicer of the Computer History Museum in California as Ed recounts his time at APF Electronics

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Watch the 2021 podcast from the Strong National Museum  of Play where Ed is interviewed by the video game curators 


Ed's latest book highlights the challenges,

acceptance and advancement while being

Black in technology. Now available on Amazon

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Get a copy of Ed's inspirational story - Imagine That! Here

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