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Poster: Caitlin Olson Date: Apr 30, 2018 2:14pm
Forum: news Subject: Co.Design: Using The Old Mac OS Is Pure Zen

At a time when apps have been likened to drugs, and fake news abounds, it’s easy to pine for a simpler time–like the early days of Apple, when a mouse and graphical user interface changed the world with the landmark Macintosh.

Technology does not age well. But good design? That ages like a fine Bordeaux. It’s something that I remembered after taking a stroll down memory lane, trying out the classic Macintosh operating system, run through a web browser over on the Internet Archive. (Technically, it’s a software version from 1991, but you’ll still recognize the swollen trash can and all the normal Mac icons you know.)

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