Quote of the Day

Echoes’ outlines Microsoft’s biggest challenges: the inordinate amount of time they spend on developing products that are either a platform or a suite forces them to make too many compromises. One can’t blame the company whose DNA is Windows (Platform) & a Suite (Office.) This is a malady which makes them unable to move ahead and define the future.

Om Malik

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Quote of the Day (this one is actually funny)

Robert Scoble and 20000 people walk into a bar. The bar man goes….

Speaking about ears, I have to say that Robert had some of the biggest ears ever seen on a human being, with the possible exception of Barack Obama. While people always talked about Robert’s big mouth, Robert said that his big ears, which allowed him to hear almost anything, were more important than his big mouth.

Know Robert Scoble? Know Twitter? Heard of FriendFeed? Read the rest of the (hilarious) story here.

Quote of the Day

Nearly fell off my chair.

I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We’ve created life in our own image.
  – Stephen Hawking

Strange, but true I suppose.

Quote of the Week

I’ve been looking for quotes to post here for a while. Until I read Scott Adams’ blog post:

Talking of the lawsuit to stop the Large Hadron Collider:

If the lawsuit succeeds, imagine trying to get another job with that project failure on your resume.

Interviewer: “So, you spent $8 billion dollars trying to build a machine that would either discover something cool or destroy the universe. Is it fair to say you are not a people person?”