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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (122 stories)
“He not busy being born is busy dying.” -- Bob Dylan

  
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The evolution of the Macintosh digital board
June 1981
Daniel Kottke
Hardware Design, Prototypes, Technical
5
 (4.0)
The Mac team had a reputation for being spoiled
April 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Buildings
4
 (3.9)
The reason that Steve parks in the handicapped space
1985
Andy Hertzfeld
Personality Clashes,Personality
4
 (3.92)
Steve Jobs meets Donald Knuth
September 1983
Tom Zito
Personality,Inspiration
4
 (4.4)
We present a Mac to Mick Jagger
January 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
Marketing,Celebrities,The Launch
4
 (3.9)
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)
Burrell actually designed 5 different Macintoshes
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Technical,Prototypes
4
 (4.4)
Bruce needs to find a computer, and fast.
December 1981
Bruce Horn
Apple Spirit,Lisa,Lisa Rivalry,Buildings,Management
4
 (4.36)
The Easter egg in Inside Macintosh
December 1985
Caroline Rose
Documentation, Credit
4
 (4.35)
We were always dealing with memory limitations
September 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Technical,Personality
4
 (3.93)
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