Mac OS X Turns Five

Mac OS X made the alpha geeks respect the Mac. My part, if any, in the transformation of a green-on-black den of PC users into a clean, well-lighted home for Apple news and reviews was merely to explain what Mac OS X is, where it’s coming from, and where it appears to be going. The rest followed naturally. It’s Unix. It’s a Mac. It’s pretty, stable, novel, innovative, and different. Mac OS X was powerful geeknip; it still is.—Five years of Mac OS X