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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (7 stories)
“If everything is under control, you're going too slow.” -- Mario Andretti

  
John Sculley:  (7)
We cook up a special demo for John Sculley
March 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Recruiting,Early Programs
10
 (3.64)
A visit to the Lisa offices by former Governor Jerry Brown
April 1983
Dan Cochran
Celebrities,Lisa
0
 (4.14)
The famous 1984 commercial almost got canceled
September 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Marketing,The Launch
7
 (4.52)
We feel betrayed by the unexpectedly high price
October 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Marketing,Twiggy
13
 (3.84)
The big day finally arrives
January 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
Marketing,The Launch
10
 (4.87)
The Mac division undergoes an inconceivable reorganization
May 1985
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality,Personality Clashes,Quitting
7
 (4.69)
The sad story of MacBasic
June 1985
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Management
9
 (4.18)