The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (9 stories)
“There are two ways of constructing a software design: one way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. The first method is far more difficult.” -- Tony Hoare

Larry Kenyon:  (9)
A brief history of desk accessories
October 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,User Interface,Personality
The evolution of the Finder
January 1983
Bruce Horn
Software Design
My belated performance review is delivered verbally
February 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality Clashes
Steve wants us to make the Macintosh boot faster
August 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Inspiration
Steve forbid us to work with Sony
August 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Management,Lisa
We uncover a particularly bad bug shortly after ROM freeze
September 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Technical,Software Design,Bugs
We were always dealing with memory limitations
September 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Technical,Personality
We all dress up in honor of Steve Capps
December 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Personality,Apple Spirit
I continued to work on the Font Manager even after I left Apple
March 1985
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Technical,Personality,Allnighters,QuickDraw