IN OTHER WORDS, IT’S COMPLETELY OUTSIDE OUR CORE COMPETENCY

“We think it’s much broader than Novell, much broader than NetWare, much broader than networks.”

Novell CEO Eric Schmidt, on how not being an end-to-end solutions provider isn’t the end of the world, News.com, 22 March 1999

FOR EXAMPLE, MAIMING AND EXPLODING THEM INSTEAD

“We’re hoping that you will go beyond driving and shooting and killing people.”

Sony vice president Phil Harrison, on the entertainment potential of the new Playstation machine, The New York Times, 19 March 1999