In 1794 Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin. If you’re a bit rusty on the American industrial revolution, Mr. Whitney’s agricultural device mechanized the arduous process of extracting cottonseeds from the plant fibers. Its promise of timesaving was revolutionary. Its simplistic design was ingenious. The cotton gin transformed the cotton industry, helping to establish it as a commodity, enabling America to emerge as a player on the world economic scene.
So what does this have to do with video game acquisitions, and more specifically to ngmoco?
Dan Rogers is a practicing attorney within the video game and digital media industries. He’s also the author of several articles on the video game industry, technology, and digital law.