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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (123 stories)
“Systems programmers are high priests of a low cult.” -- Alan Kay

  
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Chris tries to make a Steve-approved calculator
February 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design
5
 (4.63)
Steve inspires Bill by pointing out something about the real world
May 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Inspiration,QuickDraw
9
 (4.63)
We put a hidden icon in the ROM
August 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design
30
 (4.63)
Burrell imitates Jef
January 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Personality
8
 (4.61)
My belated performance review is delivered verbally
February 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality Clashes
3
 (4.61)
Bill decides to leave out a very impressive feature
June 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
MacPaint,Software Design,QuickDraw,Technical,Lisa
7
 (4.61)
An essay I wrote about Apple's values that was published in MacWeek
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit, Inspiration
9
 (4.61)
A shakeup in Apple II engineering frees me up to work on the Macintosh
February 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Origins,Apple II,Management,Recruiting
9
 (4.6)
A gallery of Susan Kare's MacPaint art from 1983
October 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Social Life, Testing, MacPaint, Marketing
7
 (4.6)
Burrell and I get our pictures in Newsweek
January 1984
Andy Hertzfeld
The Press,The Launch,Marketing
7
 (4.6)
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