Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 29th Mar 2006 18:08 UTC
Apple Bill Atkinson was Apple Computer's main developer of the user interface that first appeared on the Lisa and later on the Mac. A passionate photographer, Atkinson had the foresight in the late '70s and early '80s to document his UI work for Apple in a series of Polaroids. The photos were published by another Mac pioneer, Andy Hertzfeld, in his book 'Revolution in the Valley: The Insanely Great Story of How the Mac Was Made'. Through Hertzfeld, Atkinson permitted CNET to reprint the photos. Similar shots here.
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by vasper on Wed 29th Mar 2006 20:07 UTC
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What would have happened if Apple and Steve Jobs had patented (if they could) Drop down Menus, drag-n-drop, popup menus, window resizing, and all the other cool "inventions"... as Microsoft describes software ideas.

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