STOP MAKING SENSE, START MAKING DONGLES

“It makes no sense to tether ourselves to our mobile devices.”

Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller on killing the headphone jack, Quartz, 7 September 2007

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GOT MY MIND ON MY MONETIZATION AND MY MONETIZATION ON MY MIND

“They put so much monetization around grabbing people’s attention with sensationalist headlines and juicy tweets.”

Microsoft social-media researcher Danah Boyd, on the problem of journalists cyberbullying their audience into reading stories about cyberbullying, Poynter, 12 March 2013

FLASH IN THE PAN

“I am positive that there are a large number of Apple employees that strongly disagree with this latest move. Any real developer would not in good conscience be able to support this.”

Adobe evangelist and amateur psychic Lee Brimelow, ranting about Apple’s decision not to include Adobe’s cross-platform browser-crash-enabling technology in its mobile devices,