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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (121 stories)
“To love what you do and feel that it matters - how could anything be more fun.” -- Katharine Graham

  
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Steve Jobs tries to get Bo Derek to abandon her PC in favor of a Mac
September 1985
Tom Zito
Personality,Celebrities
2
 (4.08)
The Inside Mac cover you never saw
October 1985
Caroline Rose
Documentation
2
 (3.9)
The Easter egg in Inside Macintosh
December 1985
Caroline Rose
Documentation, Credit
4
 (4.25)
MacPaint 2.0
March 1986
David Ramsey
Maintenance,MacPaint
10
 (4.07)
What's worse than a dealer screwing up your new computer? Telling the customer the dealer screwed up their new computer.
1988
David Ramsey
Marketing,Hardware,Mac II
2
 (3.44)
Creation of the first spline-based font system
January 1989
William Donelson
Origins,Software Design
2
 (3.06)
Eulogy for Brian Howard, Macintosh hero, 1944-2010
February 2010
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit, Eulogy
0
 (4.66)
Here are some of our worst mistakes
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design, Software Design, Technical
8
 (4.08)
An essay discussing where the Mac user interface came from
undated
Bruce Horn
Credit,Software Design,Origins
9
 (4.22)
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
 (4.67)
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