It needs to be manufacturable for less than fifteen bucks. It needs to not fail for a couple of years, and I want to be able to use it on Formica and my bluejeans.

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via newyorker.com

That’s Steve Jobs’ design spec for the first Apple mouse, according to Malcolm Gladwell’s piece about Xerox PARC in the New Yorker. A seminal moment in the career of one of the greatest product managers of all time.

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