SOFTWARE AS A DISSERVICE

“I feel that what we have right now is just a giant piece of shit. Like, it’s just terrible and we should be humiliated that we offer this to the public. Not everyone finds that motivational, though.”

Slack CEO and demotivational speaker Stewart Butterfield, on his inspirational management style, Technology Review, 21 November 2014

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A DOLLAR SPENT IS A DOLLAR EARNED

“Every dollar that we acquired of revenue is a dollar that is recurring annually.”

Box CEO Aaron Levie, explaining why his company only looks good on an earnings-before-expenses basis, Bloomberg, 20 November 2014