Jef Raskin


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Jef Raskin
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BirthplaceNew York City
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Known for human–computer interface expert

Jef Raskin

(person)
The person who started the Macintosh project at Apple Computer, Inc. but left the company before the product was launched.
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The "national apple" of Canada), it was also the favourite apple of Jef Raskin, head of the team that created the Apple Macintosh.
com/gadgets/mac/news/2004/01/61730) said Jef Raskin, the original project leader on the Macintosh before Jobs took his position.
That's what Jef Raskin, the creator of the original Apple Macintosh, believed.
6 in the Telegraph, says Jobs' prowess was not in engineering or design--he relied on people like Steve Wozniak, Jef Raskin, and Jonathon Ive for that, exhibiting the leadership that brought out their best work.
Having to change programs to perform simple tasks -- such as make a quick calculation or look up a definition -- it breaks your concentration, takes you away from the task at hand, and wastes valuable time," said Aza Raskin, president of Humanized and son of the late Jef Raskin, creator of the Apple Macintosh.
is a Chicago-based software company founded by the son and colleagues of interface guru Jef Raskin, creator of Apple's Macintosh, and is focused on software usability and humane user interfaces.
In The humane interface, Jef Raskin critiques current graphical user interface (GUI) designs and offers thought-provoking solutions to some difficult design problems.
This unique guide to user interface design reflects the experience and vision of Jef Raskin, a highly regarded designer, perhaps best known for his creation of the Apple Macintosh project.
Attendees will hear from Jef Raskin, Andy Hertzfeld, Bill Atkinson and Jerry Mannock, who will share anecdotes and perspectives on the development of the Macintosh.
The body of the book is sandwiched between a foreword by Richard Saul Wurman and an epilog by Jef Raskin.
Clark, author, innovator and space age expert -- Mark Gorenberg, Partner, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners -- Tom Kelley, General Manager, IDEO -- Lawrence Lessig, author and Stanford professor -- Bruce Perens, Open Source Advocate, Hewlett-Packard -- Jef Raskin, author and creator of the Macintosh -- Gene Amdahl, Grandfather of the Modern Computer The conference fee is $295 for registrations completed by July 17 and $395 for registration after that date.