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Though many don't like that book, because the author seemed to sour grape.
The Macintosh, and the entire graphical user interface concept, was truly "insanely great," as Steven Levy quotes Steve Jobs, former chairman of Apple Computers.
This book is a great read for anybody who enjoys the history of how computers became what they are, as well as all Mac users.
Good inside story of the Mac and the people of Apple. Good service, thanks.Published 5 months ago by Pete Compton
Bottom line: This is not a very good or complete history of the Macintosh. This is a brief history of the graphical user interface, an in-depth look at the creation of the first... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
I was a bit taken aback when I realized that this book on computer history, despite the 2011 date, was actually 20 years old, but it turned out to be a fascinating read. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Michael Weinstein
An extensive and interesting read about the birth of the Macintosh. I would recommend this book to everybody who is more interested in knowing why the Macintosh paved the way for a... Read morePublished 12 months ago by mdekoning
Read this book if you want to know everything about Macs and where they came from. I live everything apple , but this was a little too much info.Published 13 months ago by Debbie
A very nice review of where the Macintosh came from. Starting from DARPA sponsored work back in the 1950's, and 1960's, and continuing through Xerox PARC, the book describes how... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Charles H. Rosa
Reading about Steve Jobs, one enters his reality distortion field. Just an awesome book. Thank you for writing it. It's great!Published 13 months ago by Robert L Herman
A great story told by a great writer/journalist. The Mac made all the difference, and this is the definitive account of what really happened. A must read!Published 13 months ago by Gondim (Kindle)