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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (122 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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Chris tries to make a Steve-approved calculator
February 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design
5
 (4.59)
The evolution of the Finder
January 1983
Bruce Horn
Software Design
11
 (4.58)
Bill decides to leave out a very impressive feature
June 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
MacPaint,Software Design,QuickDraw,Technical,Lisa
7
 (4.58)
The very first image on the very first Macintosh
February 1980
Andy Hertzfeld
Origins,Hardware Design,Prototypes
12
 (4.57)
We put a hidden icon in the ROM
August 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design
30
 (4.57)
Who is the father of the Macintosh?
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Credit,Personality
15
 (4.57)
Burrell and I get our pictures in Newsweek
January 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
The Press,The Launch,Marketing
6
 (4.57)
The famous 1984 commercial almost got canceled
September 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Marketing,The Launch
7
 (4.55)
A gallery of Susan Kare's MacPaint art from 1983
October 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Social Life, Testing, MacPaint, Marketing
7
 (4.55)
A clever device transforms a printer into a scanner
June 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
3rd party developers,Hardware Design,Software Design,Technical
5
 (4.53)
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