ANTIC Interview 185 – Ted Kahn, Atari Institute for Educational Action Research

Ted Kahn, Atari Institute for Educational Action Research

Ted Kahn was creator of the Atari Institute for Educational Action Research, which awarded major grants of Atari home computer products, and consulting services to individuals, schools, and non-profit organizations. The group granted more than $1.25 million in products and services to about 100 innovative people and projects around the US and overseas.

He also co-wrote the books Atari Games and Recreations, and Atari PILOT Activities and Games. This interview took place on October 9, 2015. In it, we discuss Ted’s bother, Bob Kahn; and Tandy Trower, both of whom I have previously interviewed.

Teaser quotes:

“Its purpose is not just to give stuff away, but it’s purpose is to really make sure that if it’s given away, it’s going to be given to people and organizations who can make some impact with it.”

“A thing, behind closed doors, in Washington, in which we had an entire group of Senators and Congressmen, for a period of about a day, to learn about all this stuff…”

Antic magazine article about the Atari Institute for Educational Action Research: http://www.atarimagazines.com/v2n6/insideatari.html

Source:: ANTIC Interview 185 – Ted Kahn, Atari Institute for Educational Action Research