Apple Outcasts Worms Back into Apple

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  1. munkle macrumors 68030

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    Read this great story today and just had to share. Soundbite for all you who are too lazy or not trusting enough to click on the link: Ron Avitzur had his project shelved by Apple but steadfastly refused to concede defeat and continued to sneak into Apple's HQ to secretly work on the project. For six months he worked in empty offices and had to sneak into the campus by tailgating employees as they went to work. Eventually he managed to convince researchers and testers to come help him out and in the end had his software bundled with every Mac shipped with OS8 and OS9!

    Too great a story not too share and loved how he ended the article! Here's the link again.
     
  2. ftaok macrumors 601

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    WOW! That's a great story. I had never heard it before. Great link.
     
  3. snkTab macrumors 6502a

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    Great story, lol I wonder if you can walk somewhere and just apply for those orange vendor badges.
     
  4. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

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    that is quite a story, i wonder why i have never heard it before though

    entertaining read nonetheless
     
  5. jackieonasses macrumors 6502a

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    I love it. I am glad to hear stories like that. It needs to be on OS X.
     
  6. rhpenguin macrumors 6502a

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    there is a version for osx, but i dont have a link at the moment.
     
  7. munkle thread starter macrumors 68030

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    The True Story of Audion is another great Mac story. I love hearing stories like this, it just warms the cockles of your heart.

    PS Don't skip the pop up footnotes ;)
     
  8. wrldwzrd89 macrumors G5

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    I hate to burst your bubble, but there's an "official" thread about the graphing calculator story somewhere in MacBytes.
     
  9. munkle thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Oh well, at least some people read it who hadn't noticed it on MacBytes before.
     

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