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The Apple Lisa was a groundbreaking machine when it launched over three decades ago in 1983. It was one of the very first commercially available computers that had a graphical user interface or GUI. Further, beyond just its slick GUI interface, the Lisa computer was also known for being a massive flop for Apple unfortunately, though its OS was revolutionary on a number of levels. Apple invested $150 million in R&D on the desktop machine, a massive amount of money at the time, and only 10,000 units were sold over its three-year run. Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was an integral to the Lisa's development, but then Apple CEO John Sully forced Jobs off the project causing a rift between the two... Read more...