Friday, November 19, 2021

First MacPaint and MacWrite Public Demo

level1807 (via John Siracusa):

The well-known presentation already available on YouTube is from January 24 of 1984. What’s not so well remembered: Jobs did it all twice, in less than a week. Six days after unveiling the Mac at the Flint Center on the De Anza College campus near the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., he performed his show all over again at the monthly general meeting of the Boston Computer Society.

“That’s the first time I touched the keyboard.” Atkinson later refers to the Feature key.

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