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


SPEAK UP, I CAN’T HEAR YOU

October 10, 2014

“Censorship is something that we would —— — —–, obviously.”

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, on acceding to Chinese demands to cut off members’ self-expression, Bloomberg, 10 October 2014


YOUR KARMA RAN OVER MY PAYCHECK

October 9, 2014

“It’s not really about asking for a raise, but knowing and having faith that the system will give you the right raise.”

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, explaining how wishing and hoping will take care of the gender gap in pay, ReadWrite, 9 October 2014


GOOGLE+ OR MINUS A FEW HUNDRED MILLION USERS

October 7, 2014

“The Google+ app you see out there today is used by hundreds of millions of users…. I don’t want to talk about numbers.”

Google+ chief David Bresbis, showing a very un-Googley aversion to quantifying his social network’s results, Recode, 7 October 2014


A $3.2 BILLION SNACKQUISITION

January 24, 2014

“I’ve known many people at Google for years, it is Silicon Valley. It is personal … Most of these things happen at a party. “

Nest CEO Tony Fadell, on how his smart-thermostat company became a passed appetizer for Google, Bloomberg TV, 24 January 2014


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