Archive for the 'Quote' Category

SPEAK UP, I CAN’T HEAR YOU

October 10, 2014

“Censorship is something that we would —— — —–, obviously.”

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, on acceding to Chinese demands to cut off members’ self-expression, Bloomberg, 10 October 2014

YOUR KARMA RAN OVER MY PAYCHECK

October 9, 2014

“It’s not really about asking for a raise, but knowing and having faith that the system will give you the right raise.”

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, explaining how wishing and hoping will take care of the gender gap in pay, ReadWrite, 9 October 2014

GOOGLE+ OR MINUS A FEW HUNDRED MILLION USERS

October 7, 2014

“The Google+ app you see out there today is used by hundreds of millions of users…. I don’t want to talk about numbers.”

Google+ chief David Bresbis, showing a very un-Googley aversion to quantifying his social network’s results, Recode, 7 October 2014

A $3.2 BILLION SNACKQUISITION

January 24, 2014

“I’ve known many people at Google for years, it is Silicon Valley. It is personal … Most of these things happen at a party. “

Nest CEO Tony Fadell, on how his smart-thermostat company became a passed appetizer for Google, Bloomberg TV, 24 January 2014

WHY 2014 WILL BE LIKE 1984

January 24, 2014

“Every company that made computers when we started the Mac, they’re all gone. We’re the only one left.”

Apple shiller Phil Schiller, conveniently denying the continued existence of HP, Macworld, 23 January 2014

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