Bob Alkire and Steve Saunders, Rainbow GPU
Bob Alkire and Steve Saunders worked in Atari’s Corporate Research lab under Alan Kay, where they worked on the Rainbow GPU. Rainbow was a next-generation graphics chip (after ANTIC) which was never released.
This interview took place on June 10, 2016. The first voice you hear is that of Bob Alkire.
Steve: “And they basically went around the table and said, ‘This computer project has software in it, therefore it belongs in my division.’ — ‘No, this project has hardware in it, therefore it belongs in MY division.'”
Bob: “But he has a Kermit The Frog tie tack. I say, ‘Nice tie tack.’ He says, ‘This is a close personal friend of mine.’ I look up, and it was Jim Henson.”
Steve: “A trunk of the research lab had a completely fictional manager named Arthur T. Fishel.”
Wikipedia on Sierra and RAINBOW: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atari_Sierra