Watch the original Mac team reunite at CHM’s 40th anniversary event

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Wednesday, January 24, is the 40th anniversary of the Macintosh’s launch, and to commemorate the occasion, members of the original Macintosh development team are gathering for “Insanely Great: The Apple Mac at 40,” an event presented by the Computer History Museum.

Hosted by David Pogue (who wrote the “Desktop Critic” column for the print version of Macworld in the 1990s), the following team members are scheduled to appear:

Bill Atkinson: engineer who developed the GUI for the Mac operating system (and Lisa), QuickDraw, and MacPaint.

Steve Capps: co-designed the Mac OS Finder and the Mac UI.

Andy Cunningham: publicist for Steve Jobs who worked on the Mac marketing campaigns.

Andy Hertzfeld: technical lead for Mac OS.

Bruce Horn: co-designed the Mac OS Finder and the Mac UI; creator of the Mac Resource Manager.

Susan Kare: designer of the Mac software icons.

Dan’l Lewin: former director of education sales and marketing.

Mike Murray: Mac marketing manager.

The event also features commentary from Chris Espinosa (employee number eight at Apple), Guy Kawasaki (a former Apple Evangelist and Macworld columnist), and journalist Steven Levy.

How to participate

The CHM is streaming the event live on the Computer History Museum YouTube channel. It starts at 7 p.m. Pacific on Wednesday, January 24. In-person attendance is no longer available since the event is at capacity.

The CHM is also hosting an exhibit called “Apple Mac at 40.” Featuring artifacts and memorabilia from the launch of the Mac, the exhibit runs from December 15 to February 25. The CHM is located at 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., in Mountain View, California. It is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Wednesday, January 24, is the 40th anniversary of the Macintosh’s launch, and to commemorate the occasion, members of the original Macintosh development team are gathering for “Insanely Great: The Apple Mac at 40,” an event presented by the Computer History Museum.

Hosted by David Pogue (who wrote the “Desktop Critic” column for the print version of Macworld in the 1990s), the following team members are scheduled to appear:

Bill Atkinson: engineer who developed the GUI for the Mac operating system (and Lisa), QuickDraw, and MacPaint.

Steve Capps: co-designed the Mac OS Finder and the Mac UI.

Andy Cunningham: publicist for Steve Jobs who worked on the Mac marketing campaigns.

Andy Hertzfeld: technical lead for Mac OS.

Bruce Horn: co-designed the Mac OS Finder and the Mac UI; creator of the Mac Resource Manager.

Susan Kare: designer of the Mac software icons.

Dan’l Lewin: former director of education sales and marketing.

Mike Murray: Mac marketing manager.

The event also features commentary from Chris Espinosa (employee number eight at Apple), Guy Kawasaki (a former Apple Evangelist and Macworld columnist), and journalist Steven Levy.

How to participate

The CHM is streaming the event live on the Computer History Museum YouTube channel. It starts at 7 p.m. Pacific on Wednesday, January 24. In-person attendance is no longer available since the event is at capacity.

The CHM is also hosting an exhibit called “Apple Mac at 40.” Featuring artifacts and memorabilia from the launch of the Mac, the exhibit runs from December 15 to February 25. The CHM is located at 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., in Mountain View, California. It is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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