30 Dec '13, 6pm

Thirty Years Later, the Influence of the Macintosh Can Still Be Felt

Famously introduced by a Super Bowl TV ad directed by Ridley Scott, the first Macintosh went on sale in January 1984. Drawing on development efforts for the Xerox Alto and Apple’s own ill-fated Lisa computer , the Macintosh offered the first commercially successful graphical user interface. But that’s not the only innovation packed into the case. Illustration: SSPL/Getty Images; Animation/Interactive: Josh Romero This article originally appeared in print as “30 Years of the Mac.”

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/hardware/thirty-years-...

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