MOSTLY, I HIRE WAITER-ACTOR-WEBMASTERS

“I was never an actor or a director or a singer — I had to understand the process well enough to help make decisions.”

Yahoo CEO Terry Semel, on shifting from dealing with movie producers to dealing with Web producers, The New York Times, 29 January 2006

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BRADY’S REASONS WHY NOT

“”Because a significant number of folks who have posted in this blog have refused to follow any of those relatively simple rules, we’ve decided not to allow comments for the time being.”

Washingtonpost.com executive editor Jim Brady, on closing a blog to comments after experiencing the kind of pointless vitriol Usenet readers have been enjoying for decades, The New York Times, 20 January 2006