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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (5 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

  
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The Lisa had a different screen resolution than the Macintosh
April 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Management,Lisa
8
 (3.73)
Various demos showed off what the hardware could do
April 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Prototypes,Software Design. Early Programs
7
 (4.15)
There was some friction between the Mac and Lisa teams
March 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Lisa,Management,Personality,Personality Clashes,Lisa Rivalry
2
 (3.31)
Why the Mac design team got credit for their work
January 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Marketing,The Launch,The Press,Retreats
4
 (4.28)
MacPaint 2.0
March 1986
David Ramsey
Maintenance,MacPaint
10
 (4.07)