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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (122 stories)
“Less is more.” -- Mies van der Rohe

  
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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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