Archive for June, 2004

PREANNOUNCE DIFFERENT

June 30, 2004

“We think Tiger is going to catapult us even further ahead and drive the copycats crazy.”

Apple CEO Steve Jobs, on finally catching up with Microsoft’s vaporware schedule, Wired News, 29 June 2004

SO MUCH FOR SECURITY THROUGH OBSCURITY

June 29, 2004

“We haven’t played this up a lot. but no one’s written a virus in Java.”

Sun COO Jonathan Schwartz, issuing a formal invitation to virus writers, News.com, 29 June 2004

R&DNC

June 28, 2004

“If I am president, we will invest more in areas of research that are likely to create the industries and jobs of the future, areas like advanced manufacturing, clean energy and nanotechnology.”

Senator John Kerry, on his planned new economy, San Francisco Chronicle, 25 June 2004

I DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU, BUT MY PORTAL’S VERTICAL

June 25, 2004

“It’s the ultimate in site stickiness.”

Amir Vatan, president of online sex startup High Joy, on bumping up the level of interactivity, Wired News, 24 June 2004

TOEING THE PARTY LINE

June 24, 2004

“Our grass-roots organization is tremendous and comprised of self-starters taking action to ensure the president is re-elected.”

Michael Turk, George W. Bush’s online campaign director, insisting that 5,245 people just happened to hold simultaneous fundraisers, Wired News, 23 June 2004

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