Nearly 8 years in the making, Atari Inc. – Business is Fun is comprised of thousands of researched documents, hundreds of interviews, and access to materials. Atari Inc. Business is Fun has 39 ratings and 5 reviews. Mark said: The Atari VCS ‘woodie’ was my first step into a hobby which I still enjoy to this day. Get this from a library! Atari Inc.: business is fun. [Marty Goldberg, (Computer programmer); Curt Vendel].
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I made it halfway through this book, which is impressive considering the 3rd grade level grammar going on here.
Happy aatri birthday, Sega MegaDrive! Several key and buusiness fully detailed side stories are included, such as: Read this if you like stories of people who changed the world as we know it.
Later on, significant events are skipped over and changes not mentioned are referenced in past tense. Return to Book Page. Ute rated it really liked it Jun 02, It really took me out of the story and made me want to busineds my teacher’s red pen out and correct it.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Very interesting read for any entrepreneur As an aspiring bisiness, this book was a great look at a small group of visionaries who grew a company from a tiny seed into s huge tree.
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A testament to the people that worked at this beloved company, the book is full of their personal stories and insights. I doubt a single editor could fix a literary disaster like this one, because grammatical errors are but one problem. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. View all 4 comments. Your rating has been recorded.
In the ‘s, Incc had begun collecting Atari products, engineering logs, schematics, drawings, and technical materials from former Atari employees – even making trips to Atari’s buildings in California to salvage Atari’s valuable history from its dumpsters. Ray S rated it really liked it Mar 18, Only to die-hard Atari fans who might see the errors as quirky, or ironic, ahari on the brand.
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Marty Goldberg, Computer programmer ; Curt Vendel. Nelson rated it it was ok Nov 25, Most of it of ix interest – they moved from this building to that one, or personal side stories that are not relevant or specific to Atari and happen everywhere.
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