Insanely great: the life and time of Macintosh, the computer that changed everything
The creation of the Mac in 1984 catapulted America into the digital millennium, captured a fanatic cult audience, and transformed the computer industry into an unprecedented mix of technology, economics, and show business. Now veteran technology writer and Newsweek senior editor Steven Levy zooms in on the great machine and the fortunes of the unique company responsible for its evolution. Loaded with anecdote and insight, and peppered with sharp commentary, Insanely Great is the definitive book on the most important computer ever made. It is a must-have for anyone curious about how we got to the interactive age.
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INSANELY GREAT: The Life and Times of Macintosh, the Computer That Changed EverythingUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A breezy, anecdotal, yet discerning history of the people, ideas, and technology that led to the user-friendliness of the Macintosh computer. Levy (Artificial Life, 1992, etc.) is among our best ... Read full review
Insanely great: the life and time of Macintosh, the computer that changed everythingUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
"Insanely great'' was the kind of personal computer that Steve Jobs wanted his group at Apple to develop. As he recounts the history and development of the Mac, Levy concludes that they were ... Read full review