Archive for June, 1997

HIT ‘EM RIGHT IN THE POCKETBOOK, THAT IS

June 30, 1997

“I think cyberorganizing is getting to be a new era in union organizing. We are finally going to get with the times and realize, Hey, workers are computer literate; the computer age has hit the working class, too.”

Matthew C. Pavesi, an organizer with Local 888 of the United Food and Commercial Workers in Mt. Vernon, New York, New York Times CyberTimes, 30 June 1997

JUST WAIT TILL YOUR FATHER GETS HOME – PLEASE?

June 27, 1997

“No one wants to return home after work to find a child downloading pornographic material.”

Senator Patty Murray (D.-Wa.), Wired News, 26 June 1997

THE RHEINGOLD BUSINESS PLAN: ALL TALK, NO ACTION

June 26, 1997

“Before we finish building a superhighway, let’s talk about where we want to go.”

Howard Rheingold, “Tomorrow,” San Francisco Examiner, 25 June 1997

NOW NETAHOLICS ANONYMOUS KNOWS WHERE TO POINT THE FINGER

June 25, 1997

“A fifth-grade teacher can enable their classroom for the Net in less than a half hour.”

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, Wired News, 24 June 1997

SO, DUDE, LIKE, VRML IS RIGHT OUT, EH?

June 24, 1997

“Third agers crave media that reflect their active reality.”

Third Age president Mike Edelhart, Yahoo!/Reuters, 23 June 1997

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