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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (122 stories)
“If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn.” -- Charlie Parker

  
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I didn't know how to deal with my bad review
March 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
Quitting, Management, Lisa Rivalry, Personality Clashes
3
 (4.28)
Why the Mac design team got credit for their work
January 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Marketing,The Launch,The Press,Retreats
4
 (4.28)
The Reality Distortion Field changes Bruce's mind about working at Apple
September 1981
Bruce Horn
Reality Distortion,Apple Spirit,Recruiting
2
 (4.27)
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)
An essay discussing where the Mac user interface came from
undated
Bruce Horn
Credit,Software Design,Origins
11
 (4.26)
The SCC gets designed into the Mac
March 1981
steve blank
Hardware,Hardware Design
5
 (4.26)
Having your own icon became a status symbol
February 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
MacPaint,Personality
5
 (4.25)
The software team has a personality clash
May 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Management, Personality Clashes
2
 (4.23)
A seminar with Alan Kay
July 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Inspiration
5
 (4.23)
The first time we demoed the Macintosh to Microsoft
July 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
3rd party developers,Microsoft,Prototypes
8
 (4.21)
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