So many articles related to the Macintosh’s 40th anniversary, to little time…
The Mac at 40: Iconic, indelible, immortal by Dan Moren, Macworld:
Forty years. In the world of technology, where many devices seem to evaporate after only a matter of months, lasting for a decade is an accomplishment–but four of them? It’s nearly unheard of.
Apple Shares the Secret of Why the 40-Year-Old Mac Still Rules by Steven Levy, Wired:
The pioneering PC revolutionized how people interact with computers. As the Mac enters its fifth decade, Apple says it will continue to evolve.
Celebrating 40 years of the Mac, we’ve gathered an all-star panel of longtime Mac users to pick the best Macs, Mac software, and Mac accessories, as well as induct a few events or devices into the Mac Hall of Shame.
I don’t have the sort of encyclopedic Mac knowledge the draft participants–Shelly Brisbin, Stephen Hackett, Dan Moren, Jason Snell, and the aforementioned Johns–have, but I do want to mention what my picks would be for two of the categories: first Mac and best/favorite Mac software.
I want to do the same but got all categories, just like I started doing with Clockwise I wanted to participate in this podcast very much, I’ll write it up as soon as I can. Today’s been very busy.
And finally (there are many more, but I couldn’t keep up).
Mac at 40: The eras tour by Jason Snell, on Six Colors:
plotting the Mac’s history as defined by the Mac’s four distinct processor eras.