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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (122 stories)
“Real artists ship.” -- Steve Jobs

  
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A brief history of desk accessories
October 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,User Interface,Personality
14
 (4.45)
Burrell tried to sneak in some hardware expandability
July 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design,Management
13
 (4.15)
a last minute bug causes some problems
January 1984
Steve Capps
Software Design, Technical, Bugs
13
 (3.85)
User testing sometimes has surprising results
June 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
User Interface,Software Design,Lisa
8
 (4.66)
We discover who wrote an awkward game for the PC
August 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Microsoft
12
 (4.44)
Various demos showed off what the hardware could do
April 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Hardware Design, Prototypes, Software Design. Early Programs
7
 (4.26)
Eulogy for Brian Howard, Macintosh hero, 1944-2010
February 2010
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit, Eulogy
0
 (3.6)
MacPaint 2.0
March 1986
David Ramsey
Maintenance,MacPaint
11
 (3.75)
On my first day, I collect new hardware, get a tour of the building, and witness memorable events.
April 1984
Scott Knaster
3rd party developers,Lisa,Documentation,Personality
4
 (4.38)
Rod Holt, who remember every technical detail in the world, forgot he hired me
August 1981
Brian Robertson
0
 (2.87)
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