Happy birthday Macintosh!

Like it or not, love it or leave it, the Mac changed the world on this day in 1984. Its effects continue to deepen and multiply today. We’ll see if Apple introduces a cousin of it on the 27th.

Original Macintosh computer

“1984 – The first Apple Macintosh, today known as the Macintosh 128K (pictured), went on sale, becoming the first commercially successful personal computer to feature a mouse and a graphical user interface rather than a command line interface.”

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Author: Jason Haas

Jason is an elected member of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, occasionally moonlights as an amateur gardener, and is a proud father of two, or three, depending on how you do the math.