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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (7 stories)
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Prototypes:  (7)
The very first image on the very first Macintosh
February 1980
Andy Hertzfeld
Origins,Hardware Design,Prototypes
12
 (4.57)
Burrell actually designed 5 different Macintoshes
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Technical,Prototypes
4
 (4.4)
The design of the Macintosh case
March 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Industrial Design,Hardware,Prototypes
9
 (4.37)
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)
We stay late to bring up the first printed circuit board
May 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware,Prototypes,Management
6
 (4.06)
My first job on the Macintosh project
February 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Prototypes,Software Design,Early Programs,Technical
7
 (3.9)