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Only benevolent dictators do the right thing?

Author:Wesley Felter
Posted:9/10/1999; 1:09:30 PM
Topic:Today's scriptingNews Outline
Msg #:10903 (In response to 10861)
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"Tim's in a position where, if he shakes his head yes, somebody can lose $1 billion, but if he shakes his head no, somebody else loses $1 billion,"

Look at Tim Berners-Lee. Look at Steve Jobs. These guys are (mostly) unaffected by the market. They can't be vetoed. They do what they think is right; screw everyone else. An interesting way to run things; to be sure.

(Of course, here's the obligatory link to

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