AOL’S LOOKING A LITTLE PUDGY THESE DAYS

“We would have done this five years ago and taken [Microsoft] on with a fat client.”

Sun Microsystems president Ed Zander, on his company’s plan to take on big, bruising Microsoft Office with a skinny little kid program from Germany, The New York Times, 31 August 1999

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WEB SITES SHOULD BE SEEN AND NOT HEARD

“Ultimately, the domain name system is about your ability to be seen and heard in the digital age.”

Andrew Shapiro, technorealist-at-large and advisor to the Markle Foundation, on the inalienable human right to dot com, The New York Times, 30 August 1999