GOOD THING THE BENGALI TYPHOON HAS PASSED

January 14, 2015

Wired is no longer a pirate ship.”

Wired editor-in-chief Scott Dadich, declaring a jihad on action figures, neon signs, and coffee stains in Wired’s new office, email via The Awl, 14 January 2015


HIGH ON YOUR OWN ICYMI

January 8, 2015

“Within any 24-hour cycle, there’s so much news and information and things that are happening, but in a strange way, that I kind of like, you become addicted to it.”

Ryan Seacrest, on the adrenaline rush he gets from the fear of missing out, Bloomberg, 8 January 2015


SOFTWARE AS A DISSERVICE

November 21, 2014

“I feel that what we have right now is just a giant piece of shit. Like, it’s just terrible and we should be humiliated that we offer this to the public. Not everyone finds that motivational, though.”

Slack CEO and demotivational speaker Stewart Butterfield, on his inspirational management style, Technology Review, 21 November 2014


A DOLLAR SPENT IS A DOLLAR EARNED

November 20, 2014

“Every dollar that we acquired of revenue is a dollar that is recurring annually.”

Box CEO Aaron Levie, explaining why his company only looks good on an earnings-before-expenses basis, Bloomberg, 20 November 2014


THERE HE GOES AGAIN WITH THE CROSSFIT TALK

October 28, 2014

“When I talk about strengthening the core, it includes things like organizing content for new users.”

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, showing off his excellent functional mobility in tweaking the timeline, Bloomberg, 28 October 2014


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