Steve Jobs - Chapter 10: The Mac is Born Summary & Analysis

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During the Apple II’s development cycle, Jobs hired a man named Jef Raskin to write the manual for the product. He eventually became part of the company and started working on a concept for a $1,000 singular unit computer called the Macintosh. After being almost killed off every few months, Jobs entered into the project. The two fought over what should come first, the ability of the computer or the price. Jobs even went as far as secretly having the engineers change the processor in the prototype to boost its power. It was then that Jobs decided the computer would be a smaller and better version of the Lisa.

Eventually, Raskin complained to Scott about Jobs trying to usurp him. Because Scott sided with the Lisa the time before, he decided to side with Jobs this time. Raskin eventually left...

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