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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (121 stories)
“Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.” -- Pablo Picasso

  
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The original Mac team's original office
October 1980
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit,Origins,Management,Buildings
9
 (3.7)
We cook up a special demo for John Sculley
March 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Recruiting,Early Programs
10
 (3.64)
The office where the Mac became real
January 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Origins, Lisa, Buildings
6
 (3.62)
Rod wants to change the name of the project
April 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Management, Apple Spirit
11
 (3.47)
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)
Burrell's educational credentials
September 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
The Launch,Personality
0
 (3.38)
There was some friction between the Mac and Lisa teams
March 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Lisa,Management,Personality,Personality Clashes,Lisa Rivalry
2
 (3.31)
How the hand and the mouse came together!
April 1984
Eric Barnes
Marketing
3
 (3.14)
Creation of the first spline-based font system
January 1989
William Donelson
Origins,Software Design
2
 (3.06)
Some Comments about Developing Applications for the Apple Macintosh 128 Computer from a 20 Year Perspective
January 1984
David Craig
3rd party developers,Lisa,Software Design,Technical
14
 (3.0)
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