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Wed Apr 25, 2018, 07:18 AM

16. I was at SIGGRAPH '83 when Steve Jobs introduced "Lisa" (for the bargain prices of $10,000)

With it's intuitive graphic user interface, cute little icons, and mouse control, it was touted as the computer for anyone - well, if you had $10 grand.

Steve Jobs told the rapt audience "I wanted to offer a new thing that had two features: easy enough your mother could use it, and bold enough that all our competitors would say "Oh SHIT!"

If only I had had the money to buy Apple stock back then.




My first was this unassuming bit of tech:

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