LET A HUNDRED BLOWERS FUME

“Maybe we have enough innovation. For just about every idea under the sun, we have too many companies.”

E.piphany CEO Roger Siboni, whose company is best known for its ever-so-creative introduction of the interdot in corporate branding, The Washington Post, 30 April 2001

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WHERE DO YOU WANT TO OPEN YOUR SOURCE TODAY?

“It’s up to Microsoft to make sure it’s very clear what we think is open, where we gave up in terms of intellectual property, and where we plan to make money.”

Microsoft executive Jim Allchin, on the company’s new policy of glasnost, ZDNN, 23 April 2001

THE TRACKS OF MY TEARSHEETS

“For everyone, the dot-com advertising was really like heroin; I mean suddenly from nothing you get multimillions, tens of millions of dollars [in] advertising and then just as quickly it’s gone.”

Phil Bronstein, executive editor of the San Francisco Chronicle and husband of actress Sharon Stone, on Internet advertising withdrawal, Inside.com, 26 April 2001