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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (121 stories)
“The noun of self becomes a verb. This flashpoint of creation in the present moment is where work and play merge.” -- Stephen Nachmanovich

  
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The Macintosh's first multi-tasking environment
October 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design, Technical, Compensation
19
 (4.91)
A visual history of the development of the Lisa/Macintosh user interface
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Origins,User Interface,Early Programs,Lisa,QuickDraw,Software Design
11
 (4.82)
Eulogy for Brian Howard, Macintosh hero, 1944-2010
February 2010
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit, Eulogy
0
 (4.8)
A shakeup in Apple II engineering frees me up to work on the Macintosh
February 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Origins,Apple II,Management,Recruiting
6
 (4.73)
The big day finally arrives
January 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
Marketing,The Launch
10
 (4.72)
The Mac division undergoes an inconceivable reorganization
May 1985
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality,Personality Clashes,Quitting
7
 (4.71)
Burrell wants to get promoted to engineer
September 1980
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality
7
 (4.69)
Burrell imitates Jef
January 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Personality
7
 (4.68)
We encounter Adam Osborne at the West Coast Computer Faire
April 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Personality, Personality Clashes
5
 (4.68)
Steve confronts Bill Gates about copying the Mac
November 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
3rd party developers,Microsoft,Personality
17
 (4.67)
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