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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (18 stories)
“If everything is under control, you're going too slow.” -- Mario Andretti

  
Bud Tribble:  (18)
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The original Mac team's original office
October 1980
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit,Origins,Management,Buildings
8
 (3.82)
Bud defines Steve's unique talent
February 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality,Reality Distortion
15
 (4.55)
Various demos showed off what the hardware could do
April 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Prototypes,Software Design. Early Programs
7
 (4.15)
We stay late to bring up the first printed circuit board
May 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware,Prototypes,Management
6
 (4.06)
We hooked up a mouse to the Apple II
June 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Apple Spirit,Prototypes,Technical,Apple II,Compensation
5
 (4.3)
The first time we demoed the Macintosh to Microsoft
July 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
3rd party developers,Microsoft,Prototypes
7
 (4.21)
A brief history of desk accessories
October 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,User Interface,Personality
13
 (4.44)
A curious style of programming
January 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Technical,Lisa
5
 (4.07)
The artists sign their work
February 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Apple Spirit,Industrial Design
12
 (4.33)
We receive Steve's permission to dismantle the onerous burglar alarm
August 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit,Buildings,Management
1
 (4.42)
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