Derek's Videos (RetroMacCast) - RetroMacCast 2018-10-19T00:01:26Z http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/video/listForContributor?screenName=2e5ktlv9rvxyl&rss=yes&xn_auth=no 25 Years of Pangea Software tag:retromaccast.ning.com,2018-07-05:1672786:Video:139417 2018-07-05T00:31:59.484Z Derek http://retromaccast.ning.com/profile/Derek <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/25-years-of-pangea-software"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/efrlzWRGKuCD22TTflGTAmqQVlUCttABxdfKzd1uahe3HDwF1lU*8zTjd6M37qWFloPr7GE*F4GN3e1kM1Tzvp1QgtNHOoqS/1959880491.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Some light entertainment for you.<br></br> <br></br> This is not your average self-congratulatory linear product timeline "company history" marketing video. A handful of funny stories and a few blunders, too.<br></br> <br></br> [4m55s] "Pangea only ended up making maybe $5,000 from Xenocide. ... Still, for a college kid in the '80s, that was huge money. So what did I do with it? Invest it back… <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/25-years-of-pangea-software"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/efrlzWRGKuCD22TTflGTAmqQVlUCttABxdfKzd1uahe3HDwF1lU*8zTjd6M37qWFloPr7GE*F4GN3e1kM1Tzvp1QgtNHOoqS/1959880491.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Some light entertainment for you.<br /> <br /> This is not your average self-congratulatory linear product timeline "company history" marketing video. A handful of funny stories and a few blunders, too.<br /> <br /> [4m55s] "Pangea only ended up making maybe $5,000 from Xenocide. ... Still, for a college kid in the '80s, that was huge money. So what did I do with it? Invest it back in Pangea? Hell no! ... I bought a jetski!" Jobs at Sloan@MIT (1992) tag:retromaccast.ning.com,2018-05-14:1672786:Video:138450 2018-05-14T13:27:00.730Z Derek http://retromaccast.ning.com/profile/Derek <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/jobs-at-sloan-mit-1992"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/EoEiRRrK61dQgVyosznzzRRM05QpHOknNm4aDQZMMSbAWbAdA1OCE9oBAILLU5IEhfAbVPspHue1Qg2I4cm1Ha1fh6jCYnZn/1903312711.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Posted December 2017. Filmed in 1992 when, as many people others put it, Jobs was still growing out of his "enfant terrible" management style.<br></br> <br></br> Reality Distortion Field check: When he says "NeXT is successful", what he really means is that they're a year away from getting out of the hardware business. ;)<br></br> <br></br> Jef Raskin on Jobs: "He would have made an excellent King… <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/jobs-at-sloan-mit-1992"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/EoEiRRrK61dQgVyosznzzRRM05QpHOknNm4aDQZMMSbAWbAdA1OCE9oBAILLU5IEhfAbVPspHue1Qg2I4cm1Ha1fh6jCYnZn/1903312711.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Posted December 2017. Filmed in 1992 when, as many people others put it, Jobs was still growing out of his "enfant terrible" management style.<br /> <br /> Reality Distortion Field check: When he says "NeXT is successful", what he really means is that they're a year away from getting out of the hardware business. ;)<br /> <br /> Jef Raskin on Jobs: "He would have made an excellent King of France." CHM Live: The Origins of QuickTime tag:retromaccast.ning.com,2018-03-02:1672786:Video:137928 2018-03-02T01:34:41.436Z Derek http://retromaccast.ning.com/profile/Derek <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/chm-live-the-origins-of-quicktime"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/KhP4gVaVM6TkajPaPWN9Zqa5H3BzyqCcOvhe4kN4zFC*8KKUt3oBg08xpIEaGQBd3UvUNH*sja3gUW*3EE1ga*W0zJt9H6sZ/1789818293.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a> <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/chm-live-the-origins-of-quicktime"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/KhP4gVaVM6TkajPaPWN9Zqa5H3BzyqCcOvhe4kN4zFC*8KKUt3oBg08xpIEaGQBd3UvUNH*sja3gUW*3EE1ga*W0zJt9H6sZ/1789818293.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a> Tony Fadell Interview - Computer History Museum tag:retromaccast.ning.com,2017-10-09:1672786:Video:135511 2017-10-09T17:01:35.174Z Derek http://retromaccast.ning.com/profile/Derek <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/chm-interview-tony-fadell"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/X*B5tmeuHDrPwHFXYOSmRJKqTRNWHq0kmxk29JW2jpHCchJ2TEtOV6ccHeB-gKH4tSy34FB47R-cf3LmGvEdRLudsb0cx1YF/1586515966.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>The Forstall/Ganatra/Herz/Fiennes interview received a ton of press coverage ... unlike this gem: an interview with Tony Fadell, designer of the iPod (on a whim, apparently) and founder of Nest.<br></br> <br></br> For the Apple II nuts out there, Tony was also co-founder of Quality Computers! I can't believe it!<br></br> <br></br> "... and then the II+ and IIe and the Mac came, and I couldn't… <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/chm-interview-tony-fadell"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/X*B5tmeuHDrPwHFXYOSmRJKqTRNWHq0kmxk29JW2jpHCchJ2TEtOV6ccHeB-gKH4tSy34FB47R-cf3LmGvEdRLudsb0cx1YF/1586515966.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />The Forstall/Ganatra/Herz/Fiennes interview received a ton of press coverage ... unlike this gem: an interview with Tony Fadell, designer of the iPod (on a whim, apparently) and founder of Nest.<br /> <br /> For the Apple II nuts out there, Tony was also co-founder of Quality Computers! I can't believe it!<br /> <br /> "... and then the II+ and IIe and the Mac came, and I couldn't afford these things!"<br /> <br /> He was part of the debate regarding the value(?) of tying the iPod to the Mac: "Steve, how much does an iPod cost? [399?] No, 399 plus 2000 bucks!" Avie Tevanian Oral History - Part 2 tag:retromaccast.ning.com,2017-09-05:1672786:Video:135134 2017-09-05T01:50:24.371Z Derek http://retromaccast.ning.com/profile/Derek <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/avie-tevanian-oral-history-part-2"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/zZ268ToMHOKvdySGILPb0-mfu42txrqDNeozPy7TKpSR7I80xyURQV3gPazjsa7WJS3DfsxhRTcfMIVqcRdyP*VzG6B-B1i4/1520884012.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>The transition from NeXT to Apple, the journey to Mac OS X (there was some infighting over e.g., TCP/IP vs. AppleTalk--"okay, well, make TCP/IP as easy to use as AppleTalk!"), Gil Amelio and his executive dining suite, his relationship with his hardware counterpart John Rubenstein, getting flak for his "too easy" role at Apple, and why he left right before the iPhone launched… <a href="http://retromaccast.ning.com/video/avie-tevanian-oral-history-part-2"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/zZ268ToMHOKvdySGILPb0-mfu42txrqDNeozPy7TKpSR7I80xyURQV3gPazjsa7WJS3DfsxhRTcfMIVqcRdyP*VzG6B-B1i4/1520884012.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />The transition from NeXT to Apple, the journey to Mac OS X (there was some infighting over e.g., TCP/IP vs. AppleTalk--"okay, well, make TCP/IP as easy to use as AppleTalk!"), Gil Amelio and his executive dining suite, his relationship with his hardware counterpart John Rubenstein, getting flak for his "too easy" role at Apple, and why he left right before the iPhone launched (TL;DR: he seems to feel he should have stayed).