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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (14 stories)
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Hardware Design:  (14)
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Burrell proves his mettle with the 80k language card.
November 1979
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design, Technical, Apple II
6
 (4.15)
The very first image on the very first Macintosh
February 1980
Andy Hertzfeld
Origins,Hardware Design,Prototypes
11
 (4.6)
My first job on the Macintosh project
February 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Prototypes,Software Design,Early Programs,Technical
4
 (3.85)
The SCC gets designed into the Mac
March 1981
steve blank
Hardware,Hardware Design
5
 (4.28)
The Lisa had a different screen resolution than the Macintosh
April 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Management,Lisa
8
 (3.73)
Various demos showed off what the hardware could do
April 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Prototypes,Software Design. Early Programs
7
 (4.15)
The evolution of the Macintosh digital board
June 1981
Daniel Kottke
Hardware Design, Prototypes, Technical
4
 (4.0)
Steve is concerned with the esthetics of the PC board
July 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Personality
7
 (4.39)
Burrell tried to sneak in some hardware expandability
July 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Management
12
 (4.35)
Steve threatens to remove Mac's sound capability
September 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Software Design,Management,Technical
4
 (4.33)
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