Apple veteran Bill Atkinson talks about the early days of Macintosh

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The real MacPaint in action. Source: Wikipedia
Bill Atkinson was the creator of MacPaint, among other innovations.
Photo: Apple

I’m a sucker for hearing ex-Apple employees talk about the company’s early days. In particular, it’s fascinating to find out more about the development of innovations like MacPaint and the Mac graphical interface, as well as speculate over who was really responsible for the Macintosh’s creation.

On this week’s episode of the Triangulation podcast, tech broadcaster Leo Laporte interviews Bill Atkinson about his 1978 to 1990 stint at Apple.

Check it out below:

You can download the whole podcast for free here. If you’re a long-time Apple fan — or a newer one, wanting to find out a bit more about the company’s illustrious history — it’s well worth a listen over the weekend.

Source: TWIT