Friday, October 17, 2014

Sunday, October 12, 2014

"Vision without execution is just hallucination. You gotta have teams of people who have great visionaries, but also people who can get things done. It's when you combined the imagination of humans with the processing power of machines — that's where the real innovation comes."
  • Walter Isaacson, on innovation (interviewed on CBS Sunday Morning)

Sunday, January 12, 2014

"Of course, now I know it's possible."


  • Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger (retired), who successfully executed an emergency water landing of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River off Manhattan, New York City five years ago today, asked on Face The Nation whether he thought he could do such a thing again.

Friday, January 3, 2014

"Do you go want me to go further?"


  • New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, unzipping his jacket to reveal the layers he wore to an inquiring news crew as he shoveled snow in front of his Brooklyn home dumped in a massive blizzard his third day in office.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Thursday, November 7, 2013

'The indispensable companion to life in the moment.'

The scene at the Twitter specialist station, courtesy NYSECam

  • A description of Twitter by CEO Dick Costollo as the company's went public on the New York Stock Exchange.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

'Only in the NFL can a Harvard degree have negative consequences.'


  • Former NFL player Isaiah Kacyvenski, on the alleged harassment that led former Stanford University offensive lineman Jonathan Martin (71) to leave the Miami Dolphins.

Monday, November 4, 2013

'I think not.'


  • Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina on the prospects embattled BlackBerry can turn things around, on the day the company announced it had abandoned an attempt to sell itself — presumably for lack of interest.

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