BUBBLE BATH

“Some people are wrongly confused about the difference between dot-com bubble and new economy.”

Wired editor-in-chief Katrina Heron, on the thoughtcrimes being committed by observers of Internet startups’ startling drop in market value, San Francisco Chronicle, 12 December 2000

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FULL DISCLOSURE

“You can take more chances and risks online. And the Web rewards that, even encourages it.”

Salon.com chairman David Talbot, on the synergies between the company’s editorial and investor relations department, Los Angeles Times, 11 December 2000

I’LL BE MAC

“We have an Arnold Schwarzenegger balance sheet, with more than $4 billion in cash. There’s no question that Apple can weather this quarter.”

Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who must be itching to rethink that whole “interim” thing after announcing that the once-again troubled computer maker is going to miss its estimates by $600 million this quarter, ZDNet, 5 December 2000