Steve Hayman - NeXT's Black Monday (1993)/The Merger (1996)
February 05, 2022
Steve Hayman and diskzero recall the death and unlikely rebirth of NeXT.
Original text from blog.hayman.net (Remembering NeXT’s Black Monday, Apple & Next 25 Years Ago Today). Additional text from diskzero on the orange website. Thanks to thj for the submission!
Audio clips from these interviews packed with insight into Apple’s resurgence in the 2000s:
Avie Tevanian: CHM interview video (1, 2) and transcript (1, 2)
Jon Rubinstein: CHM interview video (1, 2) and transcript
NeXTEVNT 2015 with Michael Johnson, Doug Menuez, Peter Graffagino and Don Melton
Scott Forstall at CHM’s iPhone Tenth Anniversary panel (second half)
What happened to Dell’s WebObjects-based online store? (left/right channels out of phase; use headphones)
Watch perhaps the coldest crowd ever put in front of Steve Jobs as they take in a demonstration of a flight booking web application built in WebObjects running on Windows NT in 1996–at a Microsoft conference, no less. [originally hosted at Microsoft until 2019, now purged]