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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (27 stories)
“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” -- Steve Jobs

  
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Burrell tried to sneak in some hardware expandability
July 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Management
13
 (4.15)
Bruce needs to find a computer, and fast.
December 1981
Bruce Horn
Apple Spirit,Lisa,Lisa Rivalry,Buildings,Management
4
 (4.3)
The artists sign their work
February 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Apple Spirit,Industrial Design
12
 (4.33)
It's hard to measure progress by lines of code
February 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Management,Lisa
5
 (4.62)
The Lisa Filer was radically redesigned with no time to spare
March 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Lisa,User Interface,Management
1
 (4.28)
There was some friction between the Mac and Lisa teams
March 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Lisa,Management,Personality,Personality Clashes,Lisa Rivalry
2
 (3.31)
We interview candidates for software manager
March 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality
21
 (4.14)
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)
We receive Steve's permission to dismantle the onerous burglar alarm
August 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit,Buildings,Management
1
 (4.42)
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