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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (122 stories)
“There are two ways of constructing a software design: one way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. The first method is far more difficult.” -- Tony Hoare

  
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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
13
 (4.57)
Who is the father of the Macintosh?
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Credit,Personality
16
 (4.57)
Burrell and I get our pictures in Newsweek
January 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
The Press,The Launch,Marketing
7
 (4.57)
The Mac group gets business cards
March 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Personality,Apple Spirit
6
 (4.56)
Steve forbid us to work with Sony
August 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Management,Lisa
6
 (4.56)
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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