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Check out these MacPaint masterpieces from the 1980s

I came across this awesome Historical Gallery and Archive of MacPaint art from the '80s. I love the old-school digital aesthetic to these images, and feel inspired to play around on MacPaint myself after looking through the archive. Bill Atkinson's MacPaint was developed by Apple Computer and released in 1984 with The original Macintosh personal computer. — Read the rest
Tags: Art, Post, News, Macintosh, Apple Computer, Bill Atkinson, 1-bit Aesthetic, 1-bit Art

How Susan Kare applied embroidery skills to create the iconic Macintosh icons

In the early 1980s, Susan Kare joined Apple Computer to design fonts and user interface graphics. A legend of pixel art, Kare created the look of the original Macintosh, from the Chicago typeface to the Trash Can to the Happy Mac icon. She's currently creative director at Pinterest. David Kindy profiles Kare in Smithsonian: Pioneering designer Susan Kare was taught by her mother how to do counted-thread embroidery, which gave her the basic knowledge she needed to create the first icons for t...
Tags: Apple, Art, Facebook, Post, Design, News, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, Ui, Computers, Chicago, Illustration, Ux, Apple Computer, 8-bit, Interface Design

A Story about Death – Steve Jobs

The following is a quote from Steve Jobs’ (CEO of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios) commencement address, delivered at Stanford on June 12, 2005. Full text here. My third story is about death. When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: “If you live each day as if it was […]
Tags: Death, Design, Steve Jobs, Stanford, Ageing, Pixar Animation Studios, Apple Computer

Data getting cheaper on Verizon

Verizon a few days ago changed its cell phone plans and now data is cheaper. No this isn’t an advertisement, but an examination of why they might have done this and what it means for the future. Verizon was always stingy with data. They did not compare favorably to the competition. The problem for most people is that buying a new iPhone or smart phone is not affordable. Besides that, even when you do have money, one provider isn’t necessarily better than another depending on your area and how mu...
Tags: Travel, Iphone, Apple, Art, Verizon, Pet, Business, Legal, Resources, Jobs, Money, Internet, Opinion, Life, Parent, Theft

Microsoft’s ios app Outlook goes crazy

It is unfortunate but Microsoft’s iOS app Outlook goes crazy. I had been using it for about a year with almost no issues, and a few days ago I woke up and my two email accounts didn’t work. They hadn’t changed, but the exchange and imap account I had both wouldn’t get email. It said there was “no connection” in the app. So I started to troubleshoot this problem. The app hadn’t recently updated, and my email information had not changed. I was not locked out of my account, and it had a strong wire...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Work, Art, Email, Microsoft, Mac, Law, Opinion, Face, Windows, Age, Time, Download, Tech, Information

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