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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (31 stories)
“There are two ways of constructing a software design: one way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. The first method is far more difficult.” -- Tony Hoare

  
Personality:  (31)
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Burrell wants to get promoted to engineer
September 1980
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality
7
 (4.67)
Burrell imitates Jef
January 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Personality
7
 (4.65)
Bud defines Steve's unique talent
February 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality,Reality Distortion
15
 (4.55)
We encounter Adam Osborne at the West Coast Computer Faire
April 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Personality, Personality Clashes
4
 (4.68)
Steve is concerned with the esthetics of the PC board
July 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Personality
7
 (4.39)
A brief history of desk accessories
October 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,User Interface,Personality
13
 (4.44)
Steve has a unique idea for the software
February 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Personality
8
 (4.12)
The Mac group gets business cards
March 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Personality,Apple Spirit
5
 (4.57)
There was some friction between the Mac and Lisa teams
March 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Lisa,Management,Personality,Personality Clashes,Lisa Rivalry
2
 (3.31)
We interview candidates for software manager
March 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality
20
 (4.11)
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