What was it like to be at Xerox PARC when Steve Jobs visited?

O poveste scrisă de Alan Kay despre vizita lui Jobs la Xerox și momentul în care s-a simțit luminat de UI.

Sunt două lucruri care mi-au sărit în ochi:

First, it’s worth understanding that many people (perhaps even a thousand or more) had seen live demos of the Alto and Smalltalk before Steve.


Dan and Larry were able to make the changes to meet the objections on the fly because Smalltalk was not only the most advanced programming language of its time, it was also live at every level, and no change required more than 1/4 second to take effect.