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Scrollbar History – UI design is difficult

Scrollbar History – UI design is difficult

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Some interesting UI design history from Jack Wellborn at Worms and Viruses: While watching the video, I couldn’t help but notice two snippets at the 7:36 mark from 1982 about scroll bars. First, an Apple engineer shows how scrolling works in the Lisa, followed immediately by a similar demo from Xerox. This juxtaposition immediately struck […]

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WWDC 1997 – Fireside Chat with Steve Jobs

WWDC 1997 – Fireside Chat with Steve Jobs

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this fireside chat at the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) 1997 Steve Jobs explains how he wants to turn Apple around. Directly from a VHS tape (probably second generation analog copy), digitized April 2013 by Jason Molenda. The Original file can be downloaded from http://molenda.com/videos/1997-wwdc-steve-jobs/ Repost This Article

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What I Learned Negotiating With Steve Jobs

What I Learned Negotiating With Steve Jobs

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Heidi Roizen Fresh out of Stanford Business School, I started a software company, T/Maker, with my brother Peter. He was the software architect and I was, well, everything else. Our little company was among the first to ship software for the Macintosh…

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How One Apple Employee Survived a Steve Jobs Product Review

How One Apple Employee Survived a Steve Jobs Product Review

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

How One Apple Employee Survived a Steve Jobs Product Review (via Dice News in Tech) In the popular conception, the late Steve Jobs is a megalomaniacal jerk who screamed, bullied, and pushed until he got whatever he wanted. But according to Don Melton, who started the Safari and WebKit projects at Apple, Jobs was a […]

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Turning around like Apple

Turning around like Apple

| February 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Sören Stamer

Turnarounds from the brink of death or irrelevance are in high demand these days. Former star companies like AOL, MySpace, Yahoo!, Nokia, and RIM are in deep trouble or slowly faded away. Apple was in 1997 almost bankrupt. But then they came back with a vengeance. How did Steve Jobs do it? Can it be done again?

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