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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (120 stories)
“Expose yourself to the best things humans have done and then try to bring those things into what you are doing.” -- Steve Jobs

  
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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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