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10.26.17
Former Xbox Live policy VP Stephen 'StepTo' Toulouse passed away
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Former Xbox Live policy VP Stephen 'StepTo' Toulouse passed away

Toulouse helped implement Microsoft's evolving response to online abuse.

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09.10.17
Sci-fi author and tech advocate Jerry Pournelle dies
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Sci-fi author and tech advocate Jerry Pournelle dies

He was the first big novelist to write solely on computers.

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12.26.16
Dark matter scientist Vera Rubin dies at 88
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Dark matter scientist Vera Rubin dies at 88

She helped fill a large gap in our understanding of the universe.

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09.13.14
Lode Runner creator Douglas E. Smith passes away
09.13.14

Lode Runner creator Douglas E. Smith passes away

Douglas E. Smith, creator of 1983 puzzler Lode Runner, has passed away. Tozai Games, the current h...

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05.09.14
Colin Pillinger, Britain's Mars-rover chief, dies aged 70
05.09.14

Colin Pillinger, Britain's Mars-rover chief, dies aged 70

Colin Pillinger, one of Britain's most famous space scientists, has died at the age of 70 from a b...

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04.10.14
Joust, Pin*Bot artist Python Anghelo passes away
04.10.14

Joust, Pin*Bot artist Python Anghelo passes away

Python Anghelo, the artist behind many iconic illustrations from the golden age of arcade gaming, p...

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