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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (122 stories)
“An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.” -- Thomas Fuller

  
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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)
The story of how this site turned into a book
January 2004
Andy Hertzfeld
Commentary, The Book
23
 (4.33)
Eulogy for Brian Howard, Macintosh hero, 1944-2010
February 2010
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit, Eulogy
0
 (4.8)
Here are some of our worst mistakes
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design, Software Design, Technical
8
 (4.21)
An essay discussing where the Mac user interface came from
undated
Bruce Horn
Credit,Software Design,Origins
11
 (4.26)
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
 (4.82)
Burrell actually designed 5 different Macintoshes
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Technical,Prototypes
4
 (4.4)
The attitudes and values of the team forged the spirit of the Macintosh
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit,,Inspiration,Management,Personality,Origins,Reality Distortion
7
 (4.43)
Here are a few seminal Macintosh screenshots, ala the Lisa polaroids
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
2
 (4.44)
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