Tommy Thomas interviews people who keep the Mac spirit alive and well.
- Jag’s House, Where Older Macs Still Rock, 2006.09.25. Over a decade old, Jag’s House is the oldest Mac website supporting classic Macs and remains a great resource for vintage Mac users.
- Jag’s House on the Future of the Mac, 2006.09.26. “I’d much rather have the stability and features of Mac OS X and lose a couple of old odds & ends than still be using Classic. Time marches on, and so does innovation.”
- Saving Old Macs From Retirement: The 68k Macintosh Liberation Army, 2006.10.05. The goal of the 68KMLA is that no working Mac be stuck in a closet or sent to the landfill. Instead, they work to help keep vintage Macs running and productive.
- 68KMLA on Microsoft, Mac OS X, the Classic Mac OS, and Linux, 2006.10.06. Members of the 68k Mac Liberation Army share their thoughts on Windows past and present, the classic Mac OS and OS X, and Linux and the Open Source movement.
- System 7 Today, Advocates of Apple’s ‘Orphan’ Mac OS 7.6.1, 2006.10.26. Why Mac OS 7.6.1 is far better for 68040 and PowerPC Macs than System 7.5.x.
- System 7 Today’s Dan Palka on OS X, Windows, and Linux, 2006.10.27. Microsoft and Linux just don’t get the user interface, but OS X very nicely moves the classic Mac interface into modern times.
- How After Dark Came to Windows, 2007.02.13. Interview with Bill Stewart, one of the programmers behind the Magic ScreenSaver and After Dark for Windows.
- On Mighty Toaster Wings: More After Dark History, 2007.02.12. Interview with Patrick Beard, one of the programmers behind the After Dark screen saver.
- Aggressively Stupid: The Story Behind After Dark, 2007.02.09. Interview with Jack Eastman, the man who dreamed up After Dark and its ubiquitous flying toasters.
- Andy Ihnatko on Macs, Writing, Innovation, and the Macquarium, 2007.05.22. “And as any writer will tell you, most of the work you do is preparing the soil, so to speak, so that when you sit down to write, Good Things Will Happen.”
- iPogue: David Pogue on Macs, Music, and What’s Really Important, 2007.06.01. “Look for the holes. That is, look for projects that nobody else is doing, or that nobody else is doing well.”
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