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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (120 stories)
“The details are not the details. They make the design.” -- Charles Eames

  
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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
 (4.5)
Here are some of our worst mistakes
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design, Software Design, Technical
8
 (3.77)
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
 (4.8)
Burrell actually designed 5 different Macintoshes
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Technical,Prototypes
4
 (4.33)
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