Os Quotes by Businessmen
The best way to prepare [to be a programmer] is to write programs, and to study great programs that other people have written. In my case, I went to the garbage cans at the Computer Science Center and fished out listings of their operating system.
We made the buttons on the screen look so good you'll want to lick them.
On Mac OS X's Aqua user interface, 2000-01-4.
Mac OS X Tiger will come out long before Longhorn.
MWSF Keynote (2005-01)
Now, I have something to tell you today. Mac OS X has been leading a secret double life—for the past five years. There have been rumors to this effect... but this is Apple's campus in Cupertino—let's zoom in on it—in that building right there... we've had teams doing the "just-in-case" scenario; and our rules have been that our designs for OS X must be processor independent, and that every project must be built for both the Power PC and Intel processors. And so today for the first time, I can confirm the rumors that every release of OS X has been compiled for both Power PC and Intel—this has been going on for the last five years. Just in case.
So Mac OS X is cross-platform by design, right from the very beginning. So Mac OS X is singing on Intel processors, and I'd just like to show you right now. As a matter of fact... this system I've been using here... Let go have a look... [reveals that the system he had been using for the presentation was running Mac OS X 10.4.1 on a machine using a 3.6 GHz Pentium 4 processor] So.. we've been running on an Intel machine all morning.
Long Walk to Freedom
Out of My Later Years
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
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