The Kamla Show: Bill Atkinson on Apple, Macintosh and Steve Jobs

SILICON VALLEY PIONEERS: BILL ATKINSON ON APPLE’S MACINTOSH, LISA & MORE

Bill Atkinson was part of the team that created the original Macintosh at Apple computers. In Part-2 of our conversation Atkinson shares what it was like to work with Steve Jobs on the Lisa project. He shares the backstory of how Quickdraw and MacPaint were created and what it was it like working for Apple… Continue Reading


The Kamla Show: Bill Atkinson on Apple, Macintosh and Steve Jobs

SILICON VALLEY PIONEERS: BILL ATKINSON ON APPLE, MACINTOSH & STEVE JOBS

Meet Bill Atkinson from our 5-part series on Silicon Valley Pioneers. Atkinson was part of the team that created the original Macintosh at Apple computers. Atkinson’s contributions include Hypercard, dropdown menu, Macintosh paint and other innovative features for Apple’s User Interface. Atkinson is an entrepreneur, author and a nature photographer. In Part-1 of our conversation Atkinson… Continue Reading


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WHUT TV BROADCASTS OUR 5-PART SERIES WITH BILL ATKINSON & ANDY HERTZFELD

WHUT-TV,  PBS station in Washington DC is airing our 5-part series with Silicon Valley pioneers Andy Hertzfeld and Bill Atkinson. You can watch the series in July on Wednesday nights 8.30 pm EST.  Here is the schedule: Wednesday, July 3, 2019 – Bill Atkinson Part-1 Wednesday, July 10, 2019 – Bill Atkinson Part-2 Wednesday, July… Continue Reading


AUSTIN PBS STATION KLRU IS BROADCASTING OUR 5-PART SERIES WITH ANDY HERTZFELD & BILL ATKINSON

Austin’s PBS station KLRU is broadcasting our 5-part series with Andy Hertzfeld and Bill Atkinson, who were the original members of the Macintosh team at Apple. After working at Apple they left to start their own startup.  Atkinson, Hertzfeld and Marc Porat co-founded General Magic, one of the hottest startups in Silicon Valley in the… Continue Reading


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A 5-PART SERIES – ANDY HERTZFELD & BILL ATKINSON ON APPLE, MACINTOSH & GENERAL MAGIC

We are excited to share about our new 5-Part TV series with Silicon Valley pioneers Andy Hertzfeld and Bill Atkinson. Both were pursuing their graduate studies when they decided to drop out and join Apple in the late 1970s when it was a young startup. Hertzfeld and Atkinson were members of the original Macintosh team… Continue Reading


The Kamla Show interview of Andy Hertzfeld

ANDY HERTZFELD & BILL ATKINSON ON MACINTOSH & GENERAL MAGIC

Bill Atkinson and Andy Hertzfeld dropped out of their respective PhD programs and joined Apple Computer when it was still a young company. Steve Jobs persuaded them to join the company and they share how his persuasion worked. Both Atkinson and Hertzfeld made key and valuable contributions to Apple’s early products and some of them… Continue Reading


Bill Atkinson on his mother as his role model

APPLE PIONEER BILL ATKINSON: MY MOTHER IS MY ROLE MODEL

“My mother is my role model,” shares Bill Atkinson, who is well-known for his pioneering work at Apple Computers.QuickDraw,MacPaint,HyperCard,dropdown menu are some of the things that Atkinson created when he was with Apple.He then went on to co-found General Magic with Andy Hertzfeld and Marc Porat. We caught with Atkinson during the San Jose premiere… Continue Reading