Archive for February, 2005

YOUR SYSTEM IS SO LAST SECURITY PATCH

February 28, 2005

“SP 1 is not a current operating system. It doesn’t surprise me that it only took 18 minutes to get infected.”

Microsoft spokesbot Sean Sundwall, declaring his company’s widely installed Windows XP operating system obsolete, Denver Post, 28 February 2005

DOMINATION AND THE ARTS OF PASSIVE RESISTANCE

February 26, 2005

“If Odeo somehow comes to dominate podcasting, this wouldn’t be the first time Evan Williams ‘took over’ an idea.”

Serial failed entrepreneur Dave Winer, on the heretical notion that any of his ideas could be improved upon, Scripting News, 25 February 2005

BLOGGERS CAN’T BE CHOOSERS

February 24, 2005

“I’m attempting to revisit the idea of arts patronage in the context of the Internet.”

Web designer Jason Kottke, on quitting his job to blog for a living, Red Herring, 23 February 2005

EVERY LITTLE BIT HELPS

February 23, 2005

“We’re in a digital age now and that requires software.”

Apple hardware executive Greg Joswiak, on the dimishing value of his job, Reuters, 23 February 2005

LITTLE HACK BOOK

February 22, 2005

“Paris feels badly that this happened and she feels badly that other people have been inconvenienced.”

Paris Hilton publicist Gina Hoffman, on the posting of the contents of her inexplicably famous client’s cell-phone address book on the Internet, Reuters, 22 February 2005

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