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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (10 stories)
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” -- Leonardo DaVinci

  
Larry Kenyon:  (10)
A brief history of desk accessories
October 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,User Interface,Personality
13
 (4.44)
The creation of resources
December 1981
Bruce Horn
Software Design,Origins,Technical,User Interface
7
 (4.15)
The evolution of the Finder
January 1983
Bruce Horn
Software Design
11
 (4.58)
My belated performance review is delivered verbally
February 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality Clashes
3
 (4.66)
Steve wants us to make the Macintosh boot faster
August 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Inspiration
4
 (3.9)
Steve forbid us to work with Sony
August 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Management,Lisa
6
 (4.75)
We uncover a particularly bad bug shortly after ROM freeze
September 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Technical,Software Design,Bugs
5
 (4.28)
We were always dealing with memory limitations
September 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Technical,Personality
4
 (3.93)
We all dress up in honor of Steve Capps
December 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Personality,Apple Spirit
1
 (4.06)
I continued to work on the Font Manager even after I left Apple
March 1985
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Technical,Personality,Allnighters,QuickDraw
1
 (4.14)