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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (26 stories)
“Technique alone is never enough. You have to have passion. Technique alone is just an embroidered pot holder.” -- Raymond Chandler

  
Management:  (26)
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The Lisa Filer was radically redesigned with no time to spare
March 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Lisa,User Interface,Management
2
 (4.26)
There was some friction between the Mac and Lisa teams
March 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Lisa,Management,Personality,Personality Clashes,Lisa Rivalry
2
 (3.5)
We interview candidates for software manager
March 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality
22
 (4.14)
Bob has written many lines of code
April 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Management
3
 (4.16)
The software team has a personality clash
May 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Management, Personality Clashes
2
 (4.21)
We receive Steve's permission to dismantle the onerous burglar alarm
August 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit,Buildings,Management
1
 (4.42)
Bob gives Bruce thirty days to finish the Resource Manager
August 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Management
3
 (4.11)
My belated performance review is delivered verbally
February 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Management,Personality Clashes
3
 (4.61)
Steve forbid us to work with Sony
August 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Management,Lisa
7
 (4.59)
Steve gives the troops a pep talk
September 1983
Tom Zito
Apple Spirit,Management,Recruiting
9
 (4.04)
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