Sunday, February 24, 2008


Quote of the Day


"I didn't realize . . . how much of what big companies say is either flat-out untrue or they literally just don't know."


--Marc Andreessen, who was turned down by East Coast media and telecom companies before he launched Netscape with partner Jim Clark


2 comments:

Lisa R. said...

And now (march 11) that Sarah Lacy has hit book publicity gold with her awful/intriguing interview of Mark Zuckerberg that's all over the Internet, your blog post seems downright prescient.

Melanie Gold said...

As it happens, I was working on her forthcoming book, but who would've guessed she'd end up being the news?

FWIW, even though she didn't pull off a stellar interview for South by Southwest, her book is actually quite good, except for all that "valuation" and numbers stuff that just don't speak to me as a word nerd. When you start talking "$1 billion valuation" my eyes start to roll toward the back of my head...