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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) Prev/Next: 10902 / 10904
"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 http://www.scripting.com/davenet/stories/DocSearlsonSteveJobs.html)
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- Re: Only benevolent dictators do the right thing?, Dave Winer, 9/10/1999; 1:17:44 PM
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