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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (121 stories)
“Technique alone is never enough. You have to have passion. Technique alone is just an embroidered pot holder.” -- Raymond Chandler

  
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Some Comments about Developing Applications for the Apple Macintosh 128 Computer from a 20 Year Perspective
January 1984
David Craig
3rd party developers,Lisa,Software Design,Technical
13
 (3.0)
The big day finally arrives
January 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
Marketing,The Launch
10
 (4.87)
Burrell and I get our pictures in Newsweek
January 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
The Press,The Launch,Marketing
6
 (4.57)
I didn't know how to deal with my bad review
March 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
Quitting, Management, Lisa Rivalry, Personality Clashes
3
 (4.28)
The Mac team had a reputation for being spoiled
April 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Buildings
4
 (3.8)
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)
How the hand and the mouse came together!
April 1984
Eric Barnes
Marketing
2
 (3.14)
A clever device transforms a printer into a scanner
June 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
3rd party developers,Hardware Design,Software Design,Technical
4
 (4.53)
My leave of absence was drawing to a close
September 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
Quitting,Personality Clashes,Reality Distortion
4
 (4.0)
The Macintosh's first multi-tasking environment
October 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design, Technical, Compensation
19
 (4.91)
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