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The Original Macintosh
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh, and the people who made it (6 stories)
“A designer knows that he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” -- Antoine de St-Expurey

  
Inspiration:  (6)
Reflections on the 40th anniversary of my joining Apple
April 1979
Bill Atkinson
Inspiration, MacPaint, QuickDraw, HyperCard
2
 (4.8)
Steve inspires Bill by pointing out something about the real world
May 1981
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Inspiration,QuickDraw
8
 (4.62)
A seminar with Alan Kay
July 1982
Andy Hertzfeld
Inspiration
5
 (4.23)
Steve wants us to make the Macintosh boot faster
August 1983
Andy Hertzfeld
Software Design,Inspiration
5
 (3.9)
Steve Jobs meets Donald Knuth
September 1983
Tom Zito
Personality,Inspiration
4
 (4.4)
The attitudes and values of the team forged the spirit of the Macintosh
undated
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple Spirit,,Inspiration,Management,Personality,Origins,Reality Distortion
7
 (4.43)