IT MUST BE JELLY BECAUSE JARGON DON’T SHAKE

January 21, 2014

“Once I realized what it was, I realized Jelly was really kind of a productization of my own personality, because I really enjoy helping people.”

Twitter cofounder Biz Stone, riffing on his new jam, Bloomberg West, 21 January 2014


TECHNOLOGY THING … YOU MAKE MY HEART SING

March 24, 2013

“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


THE FIRST STEP IS ADMITTING YOU HAVE A PROBLEM

March 20, 2013

“The challenges are substantial, but the opportunity to make Google more collaborative and relevant to users wherever they are is enormous.”

The developers behind Google’s social network, openly admitting they have a problem with relevance, Google+ Developers, 20 March 2013


INBOX ZERO-ZERO-ZERO-ZERO-ZERO-ZERO-ZERO-ZERO

March 16, 2013

“We’re thrilled with the outcome, we’re thrilled for the team.”

Mailbox investor Saar Gur, on selling the email-app startup to Dropbox at a rumored price tag of $100 million, The Next Web, 15 March 2013


WE’RE HIRING FOR GOOGLE’S MINISTRY OF LOVE

March 14, 2013

“We’re getting closer to a world where technology takes care of the hard work—discovery, organization, communication—so that you can get on with what makes you happiest … living and loving.”

Google CEO Larry Page, on how he fired Andy Rubin as Android boss in the name of love, The Official Google Blog, 13 March 2013


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