DISSEMINATION AWARD: Women sent the first computer into space and programmed some of the 1970’s most iconic computer games. Nevertheless, women are invisible in both the history and culture of computer science. Professor Pernille Bjørn wants to change all that, and in doing so, promote increased diversity in the tech world. On March 8, Professor […]
Intertextual design: the hidden stories of Atari women – by Pernille Bjørn and Daniela Rosner – published in the Human Computer Interaction Journal – if you cannot access, please email the authors to get a copy! Pernille Bjørn & Daniela K. Rosner (2021) Intertextual design: the hidden stories of Atari women, Human–Computer Interaction, DOI: 10.1080/07370024.2020.1861947
Did you know that only around 15% of Wikipedia editors are women? Or that biographies on the encyclopedia tend to focus on different topics, depending on the gender of the person? Learn more in the DIKU Virtual Wiki Edit-a-thon and be part of the change!
AtariWomen was featured in UniAvisen – read the story here.
The invisible women in the tech business – podcast about AtariWomen & Femtech.dk for Techtopia – AtariWomen on Techtopia Podcast (in Danish)
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!
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!
You can follow us on instagram where we post different stories about women in gaming, but also report from our activities – next up Emerald City Comic Con, Friday March 15th 2019!