TECHNOLOGY THING … YOU MAKE MY HEART SING

“Could you have a makeup artist and a fashion person and a thing that’s taking care of the technology to create opportunity for clients in a different way?”

Hollywood superagent Ari Emanuel, exhibiting a very vague embrace of Silicon Valley creatures in his digital strategy, Fast Company, 18 March 2013

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MAYBE WE SHOULD HAVE SPLURGED ON THE UPGRADE

“It’s like flying a plane, and you’re trying to find the right altitude and you’re doing it with a four-year-old company and four-year-old processes and four-year-old systems.”

Groupon co-CEO Eric Lefkofsky, offering a not-so-reassuring mix of metaphors for how he’s steering the daily-deals company, Fast Company, 13 March 2013