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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (10 stories)
“Expose yourself to the best things humans have done and then try to bring those things into what you are doing.” -- Steve Jobs

  
Bob Belleville:  (10)
The artists sign their work
February 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Apple Spirit,Industrial Design
12
 (4.33)
Bob has written many lines of code
April 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Management
3
 (4.33)
The software team has a personality clash
May 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Management, Personality Clashes
2
 (4.23)
Bob gives Bruce thirty days to finish the Resource Manager
August 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Management
1
 (4.11)
Why the Mac design team got credit for their work
January 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Marketing,The Launch,The Press,Retreats
4
 (4.28)
My belated performance review is delivered verbally
February 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality Clashes
3
 (4.66)
Steve forbid us to work with Sony
August 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Management,Lisa
6
 (4.75)
We present a Mac to Mick Jagger
January 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
Marketing,Celebrities,The Launch
4
 (3.9)
My leave of absence was drawing to a close
September 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
Quitting,Personality Clashes,Reality Distortion
4
 (4.0)
The Mac division undergoes an inconceivable reorganization
May 1985
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality,Personality Clashes,Quitting
7
 (4.69)