BENGALI COLD FRONT

“Why stand at the far shore counting ripples when you can watch from the top of the wave? That seems easier.”

Newly hired VentureBeat executive editor Owen Thomas, doing his poor man’s Louis Rossetto while going on and on about his new job, VentureBeat, 24 March 2010

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SHOULD WE MAKE A JOKE ABOUT A NICE CHIANTI, OR IS IT TOO SOON?

“There were not enough livers in California to go around. I was advised by my Stanford doctors to enroll on a list at a Memphis hospital, because it was more favorable to get a liver there.”

Apple CEO Steve Jobs, on his efforts to make it easier to get a transplant without a private jet and your own team of doctors on call, San Jose Mercury News, 19 March 2010