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Alan Kotok; he tred vanguard of computers with brilliance, wit

By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / June 6, 2006

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For someone who devised a computer chess program as an MIT undergraduate in the late 1950s, helped create the world's first video game, and held a leadership role with the World Wide Web Consortium, Alan Kotok got his start in an inauspicious fashion -- or so he was told. (Full article: 991 words)

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