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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (27 stories)
“He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.” -- Pablo Picasso

  
Management:  (27)
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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)
Bob gives Bruce thirty days to finish the Resource Manager
August 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Management
2
 (4.11)
My belated performance review is delivered verbally
February 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality Clashes
3
 (4.61)
Steve forbid us to work with Sony
August 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Management,Lisa
6
 (4.56)
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