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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (13 stories)
“A designer knows that he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” -- Antoine de St-Expurey

  
Apple Spirit:  (13)
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The original Mac team's original office
October 1980
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit,Origins,Management,Buildings
8
 (3.82)
We hooked up a mouse to the Apple II
June 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Apple Spirit,Prototypes,Technical,Apple II,Compensation
5
 (4.3)
The Reality Distortion Field changes Bruce's mind about working at Apple
September 1981
Bruce Horn
Reality Distortion,Apple Spirit,Recruiting
1
 (4.27)
Bruce needs to find a computer, and fast.
December 1981
Bruce Horn
Apple Spirit,Lisa,Lisa Rivalry,Buildings,Management
4
 (4.3)
The artists sign their work
February 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Apple Spirit,Industrial Design
12
 (4.33)
The Mac group gets business cards
March 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Personality,Apple Spirit
5
 (4.57)
We receive Steve's permission to dismantle the onerous burglar alarm
August 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit,Buildings,Management
1
 (4.42)
The Mac Team hoists a pirate flag
August 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit, Buildings, Lisa Rivalry, Retreats
7
 (4.0)
Steve gives the troops a pep talk
September 1983
Tom Zito
Apple Spirit,Management,Recruiting
8
 (4.05)
We all dress up in honor of Steve Capps
December 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Personality,Apple Spirit
1
 (4.06)
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