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Milestone-Proposal:Introduction of the Apple I Computer: 1976
Milestone Buildings Exist The first Apple I prototype was designed aThe first Apple I prototype was designed and built by Steve Wozniak in his apartment and in his cubicle at Hewlett-Packard Co. (where he was employed at the time). Both of these were in Cupertino, CA. The apartment complex has been razed, and the Hewlett-Packard building will soon be razed in preparation for building Apple's new headquarters. Steve Jobs' house and garage at 2066 Crist Drive in Los Altos, CA, was where many of the Apple I PC boards were stuffed and tested, and it served as the focal point for Apple Computer in its earliest days. This house still exists, and it is discussed in the Bruce Newman news story which is included in the Supporting Materials section below.in the Supporting Materials section below.  +
Milestone Plaque Mounting Details TBD, but in the vicinity of the main entrance or the main lobby of the headquarters of Apple, Inc., in Cupertino, CA.  +
Milestone Present Site Owner Apple, Inc., owns all of the buildings at its headquarters.  +
Milestone Site Access Details The main entrance and the main lobby of the headquarters of Apple, Inc., at 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA, are fully accessible to the public.  +
Milestone Site Description The current headquarters of Apple, Inc., iThe current headquarters of Apple, Inc., is a high profile location in Silicon Valley. It has a direct lineage to the work done by Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs and the team that worked on the Apple I. It is a location that is seen by and visited by thousands of visitors, vendors and Apple employees on a daily basis.dors and Apple employees on a daily basis.  +
Milestone Site Owner Approval Yes  +
Milestone proposal submitted true  +
Proposed Milestone IEEE Section Santa Clara Valley  +
Proposed Milestone Location In the vicinity of the main entrance or the main lobby of the headquarters of Apple, Inc., at 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA 95014.  +
Proposed Milestone Name Introduction of the Apple I Computer, 1976  +
Proposed Milestone Plaque Citation The features essential for a personal compThe features essential for a personal computer were first encompassed by the Apple I: a fully-assembled circuit board with dynamic RAM, video interface, keyboard, mass storage and a high-level programming language. This affordable computer platform triggered a software industry that grew as the sophistication of these essential features grew, and the Apple I thus helped launch the personal computer revolution.d launch the personal computer revolution.  +
Proposed Milestone Year 1976  +
Categories Pages with broken file links  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 12 February 2014 15:16:03  +
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