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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (29 stories)
“Form follows function - that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.” -- Frank Lloyd Wright

  
Personality:  (29)
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Steve confronts Bill Gates about copying the Mac
November 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
3rd party developers,Microsoft,Personality
19
 (4.67)
We all dress up in honor of Steve Capps
December 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Personality,Apple Spirit
1
 (4.06)
On my first day, I collect new hardware, get a tour of the building, and witness memorable events.
April 1984
Scott Knaster
3rd party developers,Lisa,Documentation,Personality
4
 (4.27)
The reason that Steve parks in the handicapped space
1985
Andy Hertzfeld
Personality Clashes,Personality
4
 (3.92)
I continued to work on the Font Manager even after I left Apple
March 1985
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Technical,Personality,Allnighters,QuickDraw
1
 (4.2)
The Mac division undergoes an inconceivable reorganization
May 1985
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality,Personality Clashes,Quitting
7
 (4.73)
Steve Jobs tries to get Bo Derek to abandon her PC in favor of a Mac
September 1985
Tom Zito
Personality,Celebrities
2
 (4.08)
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)
Who is the father of the Macintosh?
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Credit,Personality
16
 (4.57)
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