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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (12 stories)
“The real romance is out ahead and yet to come. The computer revolution hasn't started yet. Don't be misled by the enormous flow of money into bad defacto standards for unsophisticated buyers using poor adaptations of incomplete ideas.” -- Alan Kay

  
Jef Raskin:  (12)
Jef was Apple employee #31, hired in January 1978 to start up the publications department. He created the initial Macintosh vision of an easy to use appliance computer, and hired the initial development that made it happen. Jef could not abide Steve Jobs taking over the project, so he left the team by mid-1981, and the company by early 1982. He later created the Canon Cat computer, and published a best selling book about user interface.
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The attitudes and values of the team forged the spirit of the Macintosh
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Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit,,Inspiration,Management,Personality,Origins,Reality Distortion
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Who is the father of the Macintosh?
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Andy Hertzfeld
Credit,Personality
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