Archive for the 'Nostalgia' Category

Ask For Help

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

When I first started working at Apple, I was 18 years old. I was going to school at UC Santa Cruz and studying to be a computer programmer. Like my dad. I was lucky to end up as a Quality Assurance tester inside a software development group at Apple. I worked for the Software Update […]

When I Joined Apple

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

When I joined Apple in May, 1996, the company was filled with geniuses who were trying to invent the future. Despite that brilliance, Apple was failing. I came on board because I was young, had just started using a Macintosh, and I knew something great was happening. I was eager to find out what it […]

Saying Goodbye To Apple

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

Buzz Andersen has written an emotional and truthful announcement of his departure from Apple. Congratulations, Buzz! Best of luck to you. You’re going to do great things. I got to know Buzz online, through his blog and through occasional chat sessions on IRC. As it happens, I moved away from San Francisco just before I […]

How Do I Really Feel About MarsEdit?

Sunday, March 25th, 2007

I started writing a “What’s wrong with my favorite apps” post almost a year ago (May, 2006). It’s been sitting in my MarsEdit drafts folder ever since (yay, MarsEdit drafts!). I stumbled upon it today and found this choice bit of commentary on MarsEdit itself. I find myself frequently responding to the concerns of users […]