Wednesday, December 22, 2004
The Graphing Calculator Story
A very funny explanation as to how a former employee of Apple kept breaking INTO the building to code software: He ended up creating the Graphing Calculator:
"This is an old story, but I've only told it in person before. Now that I've put it in print, I thought you might enjoy it.
"It's midnight. I've been working sixteen hours a day, seven days a week. I'm not being paid. In fact, my project was canceled six months ago, so I'm evading security, sneaking into Apple Computer's main offices in the heart of Silicon Valley, doing clandestine volunteer work for an eight-billion-dollar corporation."
The story behind the Macintosh Graphing Calculator is at
Be sure to read the simple explanation as to why this never made it to Windows (at the very end) . . .
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