Quote of the Day:

Kara Swisher

  • As more ad spending shifts online, the ability to have expertise and to innovate quickly will become critical.
  • In Greek mythology, Cassandra was given the gift of prophecy, except - due to her rejection of Apollo's affections - nobody would ever believe her warnings.
  • Canceling my landline phone account, cutting off service to my home for good, and rendering the telephones that had long sat on tables in every room as useless as my closeted bread machine, I took the final step in a lifelong attempt to free myself from the wires that tethered me.
  • Dr. Louis Bush Swisher died from the complications of a brain aneurysm that burst without warning one sunny Sunday morning less than 40 years ago.
  • One of my favorite vacation memories was the Thai foot massage and Internet access salons in Bangkok, followed up by my testing cellphone coverage while wading in Provincetown Harbor on Cape Cod.
  • I love all my scoop children. But consistency and persistence is really my aim.
  • I am a big proponent of being in touch with everyone even when I do not have a story to ask about.
  • Most reporters are so transactional rather than strategic.
  • I don't think you can look at my history and say they love me to death in Silicon Valley.
  • I'm focused on getting to a place where we can prove that journalism can make good money on the web.