[(IDG) -- Bob Taylor recalls taking the wind out of the sails of a secretary who had just gotten a brand new, top-of-the-line IBM typewriter. It was 1972, and Taylor was heading up a lab at a then two-year-old research facility that was working on a small interactive computer.] She was showing the typewriter off to a group of six or seven people, and I walked over and hit a couple of keys and said, 'You know, we're going to make this thing obsolete,' ... And everyone just looked at me like I was crazy.
We threw memory at any problem we could find; that was really the cleverness of [the Alto].
The Do it Best family came together after the 9/11 attacks to lend aid, ... The Katrina disaster begged for that same type of united response. I can think of no better demonstration of our corporate philosophy, 'serving others as we would like to be served,' than by the way the entire Do it Best family has pulled together to help with the recovery efforts.
It's been my experience that you don't get very far in politics here or anywhere outside the two-party system.
I'll probably be working. To the ordinary run-of-the-mill person, I think this will just be another day.
It could have been in the U.S. Postal Service for years. It could have been stuck behind a cabinet. Sometimes these are found during renovations.
We see low- to moderate-income communities that are distressed from exposure to environmental hazards such as pollution, waste and toxic building practices.
SCRAP has been successful, basically because it gives residents the convenience of getting their materials recycled at a school nearby. They don't have to go a long way.
You always catch the news down there, get a lot of useless information down there.
Copy protection is the largest single thing we'll be addressing over the next year. We'll be looking at different technology and areas of expansion and also for feedback from the market and consumers as to missing pieces.
The [new] guidelines enable a broader class of devices as well as the ability to pull and push content. We can now download, upload and synchronize between mobile devices and servers.
They draw dealers to people that are addicted. I don't think there's a town or police department around here that wants it in its city.
It's not taking care of the addiction, it's just giving them another addiction.