Archive for July, 1997

LIKE THOSE UNDOCUMENTED WINDOWS API CALLS, FOR INSTANCE

July 31, 1997

“Citizens are interested in more information if they can easily reach out and get it.”

Bill Gates on freedom of information, New York Times, 31 July 1997

THOSE RED BALANCE SHEETS ARE HIGHLY SYMBOLIC, AREN’T THEY?

July 30, 1997

“It’s a shock to find that one has become the CEO of an icon instead of a business.”

Apple ex-CEO and “independent technology futurist” Gil Amelio, Wired News, 29 July 1997

DON’T FORGET “IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH”

July 29, 1997

“The messages that we’ve created for this campaign are that TV is good and that we love TV.”

ABC marketing chief Alan Cohen on the network’s latest self-promos, San Francisco Chronicle, 28 July 1997

NOW, THINK ABOUT TAKING IT OFF

July 28, 1997

“Think about wearing a pager that has your contact list on it and your calendar on it. That’s cool stuff.”

Industry pundit Andrew Seybold on Philippe Kahn’s new venture, Starfish, New York Times CyberTimes, 28 July 1997

GEE, WHAT ARE THE CHANCES?

July 25, 1997

“It’s unbelievable really, that AOL would be cashing in for profit by selling the personal privacy of their users.”

Representative Bruce Vento (D.-Minnesota), on AOL’s quickly overturned plans to sell member phone numbers to telemarketers, New York Times, 25 July 1997

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