Computer games, 4

Like many software developers, my introduction to programming was my Dad telling me if I wanted to play video games at home, I had to write them first. Tough love hurts. Home game consoles were the gateway drug of choice for parents who imagined their children as young programmers, a sneaky way for parents to trick their lazy game-playing kids into learning BASIC.

— Rediscovering Arcade Nostalgia

— Jeff Atwood

2012.05.08 Tuesday ACHK