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Tech Toys of the 1980sTech Toys of the 1980s

If you’re an engineer, you probably played with these 1980s toys.

Rob Spiegel

August 14, 2023

15 Slides

Gameboy? Nintendo? Simon? These toys may have been a big part of your life when you were a junior engineer. Most of these toys were created by engineers who lived out their childhood fantasies by taking the high tech of their day and creating playthings they wish they had as kids.

About the Author(s)

Rob Spiegel

Rob Spiegel has served as senior editor at Electronic News and Ecommerce Business, covering the electronics industry and Internet technology. He has served as a contributing editor at Automation World and Supply Chain Management Review. Rob has contributed to Design News for 10 years.

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