Archive for April, 2004

PLAY NICE OR I’LL TAKE MY STANDARDS AND GO HOME

April 30, 2004

“If there turns out to be a problem, the silver lining is that it would force coordination amongst aggregator developers. I would love to build that system. But these ideas all cost money and require developers to play nice.”

Dave Winer, on the problem of blog-reading software overloading websites, Wired News, 30 April 2004

I’M FEELING LUCKY

April 30, 2004

“Do not be surprised if we place smaller bets in areas that seem very speculative or even strange.”

Google cofounder Larry Page, on his plan to take shareholders’ money and run R&D projects, SEC.gov, 29 April 2004

WHO KNEW SUGAR WATER WAS HARD TO SELL?

April 29, 2004

“We had hoped the redemptions would have been higher.”

Apple spokeswoman Katie Cotton, on the abject failure of a Pepsi-iTunes song giveaway, News.com, 28 April 2004

SEEK AND YE SHALL FIND OUR SPONSORS

April 27, 2004

“Search has become a lot more than we think of search.”

Yahoo CEO Terry Semel, on diversifying away from the business of helping people locate websites, News.com, 27 April 2004

MY BIG FAT GREEK REALITY-AVOIDANCE MECHANISM

April 27, 2004

“I’ve found amazing variety in the world. It’s like a creative agora from ancient Greece.”

Writer Wagner James Au, describing the online world he’s paid to blog about, San Jose Mercury News, 26 April 2004

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