Categories
Adulting Game Reviews Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff Women Who Kick Ass In Gaming And Beyond

Atari Women (Non-Profit)

The women of Atari are strong, smart, leaders in their fields, having won many software development awards and patents; some are game playing or e-Sports champions, winning competitions as far back as 1970s. This type of awesome should be praised and revered. These ladies are gaming gods. How come we haven’t heard more about them? […]

Categories
Book Reviews Mrs Enginerd

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics (Book)

I cried reading this wonderful story about crew teammates who make their dream of earning Gold in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Being a University of Washington Husky, I can only imagine the pride and joy the eights crew felt after so many days out in Lake Washington in the Cut. Daniel James Brown researches each […]

Categories
Mrs Enginerd Travel

72 Hrs in Seattle: 4th of July Weekend Edition

One of my friends came to the city this fine 4th of July weekend. They put her up in the downtown Fairmont Olympic Hotel, right in the middle of all the action. I was pleasantly surprised to learn two things: #1 The hotel was the original site of the University of Washington and #2 That […]