folklore.org - Macintosh Launch Day 3-Pack (1984)

    Mac Folklore Radio 1/22/2021

1/22/2021

Happy Birthday, Macintosh! Andy Hertzfeld and company rush to complete the first release of the Macintosh system software, then cobble together a demo before launch day.

Original text at folklore.org: Real Artists Ship, It Sure Is Great To Get Out of That Bag, and The Times They Are A-Changin’

Make your own four-voice 256-byte wavetable music, sine wavey or otherwise, with ConcertWare or MusicWorks.

Andy Hertzfeld “six person hours of testing” quote from his 2005 NerdTV interview. (video, transcript)

The entire January 24th, 1984 Apple Shareholders Meeting on YouTube.

Try Software Automatic Mouth in your browser or Macintalk in Mini vMac.

A Macintalk mini-documentary.

                        

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