Archive for October, 2005

WHERE’S THE “MY BAD” CLAUSE IN SARBANES-OXLEY?

October 30, 2005

“My bad. I bit off more technology projects than my colleagues could chew.”

Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne, on overspending on IT that quadrupled his company’s losses, TheStreet.com, 28 October 2005

USER-DEGENERATED CONTENT

October 28, 2005

“Wikipedia may have its problems, but the output of traditional media can be pretty crappy too.”

Print 1.0 publisher Tim O’Reilly, on how the Web is bringing other media down to its level, Wired News, 27 October 2005

CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK

October 26, 2005

“With the changes, information cannot be extracted from it.”

Neville Pattinson, director of technology and government affairs for Texas RFID card maker Axalto, on the features of a new and improved U.S. passport chip, 26 October 2005

JUST !@#$ING GOOGLE IT

October 26, 2005

“We are testing a new way for content owners to submit their content to Google.”

Google marketer Tom Oliveri, on the latest way his company is trying to get publishers to do its work for it, Google Blog, 25 October 2005

EMBRACE AND CAPITULATE

October 25, 2005

“The day I come to the Gartner audience and say we have a better Unix than Linux will be a very interesting day.”

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, admitting to a large group of IT executives that his products suck, eWeek, 19 October 2005

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