“If it’s been done before, you know, you’re not really an entrepreneur.”

PayPal cofounder turned Facebook backer Peter Thiel, on how one should avoid doing silly things like launching yet another online-payments startup or the umpteenth social network, Forbes, 29 April 2012


“Scott Thompson’s degree at Stonehill College was in bachelor science in accounting [sic]. There was an inadvertent error that stated Mr. Thompson also holds a degree in computer science.”

An unnamed Yahoo spokesperson, displaying the attention to detail that let false information about CEO Scott Thompson’s college degree get published in SEC filings in the first place, AllThingsD, 3 May 2012