Vadim Gerasimov

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Vadim Gerasimov (Russian: Вадим Герасимов) is an engineer at Google. In 1994-2003 Vadim worked and studied at the MIT Media Lab. At age 16 he was one of the original co-developers of the famous video game Tetris: he ported Alexey Pajitnov's original game to the PC architecture and the two later added features to the game.[1][2] Vadim earned a BS/MS in applied mathematics from Moscow State University in 1992 and a Ph.D. from MIT in 2003. In 2015 there were rumors that a film was to be made surrounding the origins and founders of Tetris.[3]

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  1. ^ Sheff, David. Game Over: How Nintendo Conquered The World, Vintage, 1994. ISBN 0-679-73622-0
  2. ^ "Vadim Gerasimov - Tetris Story" (Accessed August 15, 2006)
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