Apple's Growing Divide Between Programmers and Users
Source: Internet Archive
The incredibly open nature of the Apple II for development, down to the inclusion of schematics in every box, encouraged a generation of users who were also programmers. By contrast, today the people have the walled garden of iPhone OS, where Apple judges all. In this Webcast, the presenters discuss the following questions: How have Apple - and Apple users - evolved over the years? Has using computers become more or less creative? What tradeoffs have the people made between accessibility and empowerment etc.