Apples are Red; IBM’s Blue; If Mac’s going to be the Third Milestone, I need all of you!

“Apple Dating Game” from a 1983 Apple Event preceding the launch of the Mac:

I’m awash in ’80s computing nostalgia with the addictive Halt and Catch Fire, and this video is just pure gold. Particularly notable is Gates’ projection that 50% of all Microsoft revenue will come from the Mac in 1984 — people have forgotten how important Microsoft was to Apple in the early days of the Mac. Some great insight on the mutual support between Apple and Microsoft is outlined in the legendary Jobs bio Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson.