Archive for April, 1999

YOUR PORTAL OR MINE?

April 30, 1999

“Stickiness is not a measure of efficiency — it’s a measure of how engaging you are.”

NetRatings analyst Peggy O’Neill, on how adding new calendaring features will help Net users get dates, News.com, 30 April 1999

REWRITING HISTORY — THAT’S OUR JOB!

April 29, 1999

“This is an attempt by Caldera to rewrite the history of the high-tech industry by pasting together these handpicked excerpts.”

Microsoft spokesperson Mark Murray, contesting Caldera’s attempt to embrace and extend Microsoft’s PR strategy, The New York Times, 29 April 1999

ON THE NET, NOBODY KNOWS YOU’RE A DOG ON DRUGS

April 28, 1999

“Whenever a new form of evil extrudes into American society, demands for Internet regulation seem to arrive faster than a greyhound on crack.”

Wired News correspondent Declan McCullagh, apparently making an argument for limiting the availability of hard drugs to canines on the Net, Wired News, 27 April 1999

IN OTHER WORDS, FUND PORN STARTUPS

April 27, 1999

“The biggest trend is stickiness. Sticky Web sites, sticky games, sticky mail lists and, hopefully, sticky revenue.”

Garage.com opener Guy Kawasaki, prognosticating on the future of the Net, The industry Standard, 26 April 1999

SHE BLINDED ME WITH BUSINESS MODELS

April 26, 1999

“There’s more to be gotten from the popularity of music on the Net than just the dollar.”

Musician and digital music startup guy Thomas Dolby Robertson, on the need for multiple revenue streams from music online, Wired News, 26 April 1999

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