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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (16 stories)
“The physicist's greatest tool is his wastebasket.” -- Albert Einstein

  
Bud Tribble:  (16)
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A visual history of the development of the Lisa/Macintosh user interface
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Origins,User Interface,Early Programs,Lisa,QuickDraw,Software Design
11
 (4.82)
The Mac division undergoes an inconceivable reorganization
May 1985
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality,Personality Clashes,Quitting
7
 (4.71)
Who is the father of the Macintosh?
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Credit,Personality
14
 (4.57)
A brief history of desk accessories
October 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,User Interface,Personality
13
 (4.45)
Here are a few seminal Macintosh screenshots, ala the Lisa polaroids
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
2
 (4.44)
We receive Steve's permission to dismantle the onerous burglar alarm
August 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit,Buildings,Management
1
 (4.42)
Burrell actually designed 5 different Macintoshes
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Technical,Prototypes
4
 (4.4)
We hooked up a mouse to the Apple II
June 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Apple Spirit,Prototypes,Technical,Apple II,Compensation
6
 (4.33)
The first time we demoed the Macintosh to Microsoft
July 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
3rd party developers,Microsoft,Prototypes
7
 (4.21)
The artists sign their work
February 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Apple Spirit,Industrial Design
13
 (4.2)
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