(remember he didn't want to allow any apps at all at first)
There's a big difference between shipping a simpler working product, and the delays caused by shipping a product with full developer APIs, financial channels to pay those developers, LAWYERS AND LEGAL BS, etc. Apple chose to ship a complete product as early as possible.
Actually, it's worse for the Pre, because it actually has the same CPU and Graphics hardware as the 3GS, yet the hardware currently does nothing. There's currently no way for a game dev to access it. Lame.
As for the commenter who said that Netbooks are only sold with a max of 80GB - not true. Mine shipped with 160GB, that seems to be the sweet spot for HDD based systems.
As far as a nerd project, the S10e Hackintosh is in the "way too easy" category. Cool, huh?
Schirra was also a commentator for CBS on spaceflight coverage.
The only two of the Original Seven left are now John Glenn and Scott Carpenter.