“In 1980, when Computer Science was a young discipline, my MIT software class was about 1/3 female, which might have been Peak Female for that department. After that, women tended to infiltrate the traditional white-shirt-and-pocket-protector ranks of the long-established engineering disciplines… and men went into software” (Noelie Alito, Atari game developer). Interview quote from written […]
Martine Mussies is a PhD candidate at Utrecht University and a piano performer. For Atari Women Martine have recorded a classical medley of Atari woman Patricia Goodson’s original music for Desert Falcon, Junior PacMan and Food Fight – Hear the music!
Atari Women have been featured by the college of Engineering at University of Washington. Read about the project from the students perspective.
We are celebrating Atari Women through design & Craft at Microsoft, June 21st 2019 – as well as initiating the kick-off wikipedia edit-a-thon – tell us what you think in our survey Text document to add
History is what makes it into wikipedia – thus to celebrate and establish the important work and contribution of underrepresented minorities for Atari games in the 70s and 80s, Atari Women are organising an asynchronous wikipedia edit-a-thon to re-establish the important work into history. For this work, Atari Women are collaborating with Wikipedia Women in […]
On Saturday June 15th 2019, 1 pm. Atari Women will be presented at Seattle retro gaming Expo, and you are welcome to join us – at downtown Seattle. If you have attended the event, then please tell us what you think and get a Atari Women token and Sticker!
AtariWomen was presented at the ‘Software Developer Diversity and Inclusion’ (SDDI) workshop organized by Emerson Murphy-Hill (Google) and Margaret-Anne Storey (University of Victoria) at Google in San Francisco, June 4th-June 6th 2019.
The Atari Women 8-bit Heroine Costume, a project created by HCDE students in the Atari Women research group, will be on exhibit at Hypnotica 2019: a DXARTS technological wearables fashion show. The Atari Women 8-bit Heroine Costume was among the critical design artifacts created in a Winter 2019 HCDE Directed Research Group, co-led by visiting Professor […]
Atari Women is a research project and we would very much like to hear what you think – please follow this link to answer a few questions for our research Thank you!
AtariWomen research served as the underlying design challenge, when 18 students from University of Washington participated in a Spring break makerspace directed research group. The results includes the AtariWomen artefacts which will be displayed at Living Computers on May 16th 2013 in Seattle.