Archive for March, 2000

I DON’T THINK SHE MEANS CHICKCLICK, EITHER

March 31, 2000

“As more and more women are finding opportunities in the new economy, they are finding some problems of the old economy as well. We need to build that new girls’ network to compete with that of the old boys’ network.”

First Lady and Senate candidate Hillary Clinton, on the Silicon Valley venture capital industry’s need for a shakeup, San Francisco Examiner, 30 March 2000

WE’RE IN THE SPACE SPACE (NO, NOT REAL ESTATE)

March 30, 2000

“Space.com has established itself as the leading provider of space news, information, entertainment and educational content on the Web. No other company is leveraging this space so aggressively.”

PaineWebber chairman Donald Marron, on his company’s investment in a startup run by hot-air balloonist and former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs, Yahoo/Business Wire, 28 March 2000

ANY CODE WE DON’T WANT, WE’LL JUST AUCTION IT OFF

March 29, 2000

“There’s a very attractive business opportunity to be the eBay of open source.”

LoudCloud chairman Marc Andreessen, on his extracurricular involvement with open-source site Collab.net, Upside.com, 28 March 2000

STICK IT TO DOT COM

March 28, 2000

“I believe in technology — like I like the idea that I can post this message and have it be sent internationally, and get picked up.”

Digital provocateur Sam Lowry, offering no Luddite apologies for his blowthedotoutyourass.com website (which we’ve always suspected was an undercover campaign to promote Network Solutions’ domain-name registration service), Wired News, 28 March 2000

IT SLICES! IT DICES! IT ORGANIZES YOUR CONTACTS!

March 27, 2000

“It is the sort of appliance you might enjoy having on your kitchen counter … there is already a base of Palm users who are primed for the kind of product we are bringing onto the market.”

3Com CEO Eric Benhamou, on the newly slimmed-down company’s plans to expand its product line into the kitchen, ZDNN, 27 March 2000

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