Aug 28, 2015
Steve Davis, Director of Advanced Research
Steve Davis worked in Atari’s advanced research lab under Alan Kay, for 5 or 6 years, where he worked on several skunkworks projects including a laserdisc player controlled by an Atari 800,
an Atari 800-based local area network, and artificial intelligence projects.
This interview occurred May 11, 2015.
“I winded around the building, there was nobody there. ... I opened up this one door and there was, like, hundreds of people partying. With party hats on. I called the guy in New York and said ‘This doesn’t look good.’”