How much have they strayed? Affordable? That gave me a good laugh.
"You Either Die a Hero, or Live Long Enough To See Yourself Become the Villain"
"You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to
them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new."
Yeah the part about being 1/4 the cost of other computers...haha...
I will say though that alot of the principles have been maintained today. They still strive for the computer you will never have any issues with...although it might never be repairable either.
I was a huge Commodore fan back when the Mac was released, but Andy and Burrell have been heros to me ever since I first heard about what they went through while creating the Mac. It's probably one of the reasons I've disliked Steve Jobs so much too.
If you're nostalgic, go read folklore.org (http://www.folklore.org/ProjectView.py?name=Macintosh&characters=Andy%20Hertzfeld) sometime. Andy's stories of that whole process are remarkable and the stories are full of super-interesting insights.
What part of "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn" don't you understand?
Thanks for the link 3vi1. I'll be reading here for a while.
Dogs are great judges of character, and if your dog doesn't like somebody being around, you shouldn't trust them.
No problem. Do read it! When I stumbled upon it years ago, I read two or three of the articles and was instantly hooked.... spent the rest of the day reading the entire thing and sent Andy a note thanking him for the stories. It's fascinating.
I've read one already, but have to go to Dukefest now.
My wife is a high school teacher in Cooter's hometown and local teachers and their families get in for free.
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