Stunning and near-panic-inducing was the news that day 15 years ago
Daniel Berlinger: It wasn’t meant to Be.
We all knew it would be Be. We the loyalists saw a path out of the frozen beleaguered tundra, and it was cool.
And then it wasn’t Be, and it wasn’t cool. It was NeXT. Expensive failing enterprise bullshit run by a has-been. Whatever. Totally crushing.
(Our minds — at least mine — turned around quickly though. Well before OS X 10.0 was released.)