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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (6 stories)
“Great software requires a fanatical devotion to beauty.” -- Paul Graham

  
Inspiration:  (6)
Reflections on the 40th anniversary of my joining Apple
April 1979
Bill Atkinson
Inspiration, MacPaint, QuickDraw, HyperCard
5
 (4.58)
Steve inspires Bill by pointing out something about the real world
May 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Inspiration,QuickDraw
8
 (4.62)
A seminar with Alan Kay
July 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Inspiration
5
 (4.23)
Steve wants us to make the Macintosh boot faster
August 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Inspiration
5
 (3.9)
Steve Jobs meets Donald Knuth
September 1983
Tom Zito
Personality,Inspiration
4
 (4.4)
The attitudes and values of the team forged the spirit of the Macintosh
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit,,Inspiration,Management,Personality,Origins,Reality Distortion
7
 (4.43)