Steve Russell

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Steve RussellName: Steve Russell

Born: 1937

Computer-related contributions

  • Programmer and computer scientist most famous for creating Spacewar!, one of the earliest videogames, in 1962. It took the team about 200 man-hours to write the first version of Spacewar.
  • He wrote the first two implementations of Lisp for the IBM 704.