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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (146 stories)
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” -- Leonardo DaVinci

  
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The first product I developed for Apple
September 1979
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple II, Prototypes, Printers
5
 (4.28)
We visit my alma mater to try to sell them Macs
January 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Marketing,Education,Personality
5
 (4.31)
How the hand and the mouse came together!
April 1984
Eric Barnes
Marketing
3
 (3.2)
We needed to come up with a naming scheme for our fonts
August 1983
Susan Kare
Software Design,Personality
7
 (4.4)
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)
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