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Macintosh

Apple’s seminal product that revolutionised the computing industry by incorporating a GUI interface in the operating system. The first primitive Mac, produced in 1984, had the same basic elements now considered standard for all PCs—e.g., software formats like “pull-down” menus, “point-and-shoot” commands, and icons to represent files, programs and landmarks on the desktop, as well as hardware elements such as a mouse to navigate through the software and straightforward screen displays. Macs and modern PCs are “user friendly”, designed so that technologically unsophisticated consumers are able to use computers without the need to understand their internal workings.
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GSA is seeking to appoint a suitably skilled and experienced Principal Contractor to complete the Works for the reconstruction/ renovation of its Mackintosh Building at 167 Renfrew Street, Glasgow.
For quotes from Sir Cameron Mackintosh (Mackintosh Foundation), Boris Johnson (Mayor of London), Tom Copley AM (rapporteur for the London Assembly's Economy Committee's report into small theatres) and Tim Eyles (Chair of The Theatres Trust) please view the full Press Release.
Yet outwith Scotland - and the world of square glasses and Belgian deconstructionist footwear - Mackintosh is still an unknown quantity.
The oil worker's dad, Ian Mackintosh, wrote on Facebook: "It is with deep sadness that I have to inform you all that our son Gary suddenly passed away on Friday, December 19 in Dubai.
Careful to only abuse Andrew when he was off-duty, Mackintosh would wait for him outside his school gates and offer him a lift home.
The display charts the Mackintosh estate from 1884 to the present day as well as the Mackintosh family, the development of Roath in the 19th century and origins of street names.
Speaking to Digital Spy at Cosmopolitan #FashFest, Mackintosh said her clothing launch was nerve-racking.
In a video calling for financial aid, Capaldi expressed his hope that they could raise enough money to restore the building "to its former grace" and added that there is no greater symbol of the artistic spirit of Scotland than the MACkintosh building and more than that it is a symbol of where art belongs, rising as it does out of the heart of a great city.
Mackintosh, a 6-foot 1, 190-pound freshman, is a left-handed pitcher.