Archive for March, 2005

“BIG IN ICELAND” IS THE NEW “BIG IN JAPAN”

March 31, 2005

“All of a sudden, we reach a critical mass in one country and then it goes crazy.”

LinkedIn marketing director Konstantin Guericke, on finding users overseas, Wired News, 31 March 2005

COMMANDO LINE

March 30, 2005

“I’m not the kind of guy who comes home at night and wears the underwear with the Windows logo on it.”

Pro-Microsoft researcher Herbert Thompson, who only recently owned up to the fact that the software giant funded his study purporting to show that Windows is more secure than Linux, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 25 March 2005

HERE’S A FIRST: A SHORTAGE OF EXHIBITIONISTS IN VEGAS

March 29, 2005

“The attendees were overwhelmingly in support of bringing Comdex back, but unfortunately that wasn’t the case with exhibitors.”

MediaLive spokesbot Ben Stricker, on the Comdex organizer’s plan to cancel Comdex for a second year in a row, ZDNet, 29 March 2005

BARS ARE SO OLD MEDIA

March 28, 2005

“The combination of anonymity and intimacy creates a special kind of environment.”

John Perry Barlow, on hooking up with other lonely singles via VOIP, The New York Times, 28 March 2005

WE PLAN TO SELL OUT TO THE CHINESE EVEN SOONER, THOUGH

March 25, 2005

“We’re essentially like the IBM PC of airplanes.”

Entrepreneur Rick Adam, on building standardized airplanes, BusinessWeek, 25 March 2005

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