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Corporate documents, like football game plans,
by Jon Postel

Corporate documents, like football game plans,
are not easily drafted in a stadium,
with thousands of very interested fans participating,
each with their own red pencil, trying to reach a consensus on every word.
- Jon Postel

There was one issue on which there seemed to be almost unanimity:
the Internet should not be managed by any government,
national or multinational.
- Jon Postel

The world wide web has really been quite spectacular
and not something I would have predicted.
- Jon Postel

Be conservative in what you do, be liberal in what you accept from others.
- Jon Postel

 

I think that audio and video over the internet in the
sense of teleconferencing and telephone calls.
Maybe we'll actually have picture phone through your work station.
- Jon Postel

Everyone should have ten megabits and then the web
will be a wonderful thing.
- Jon Postel

A name indicates what we seek.
An address indicates where it is.
A route indicates how we get there.
- Jon Postel

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All this stuff was done via FTP but the web has put
a really nice user interface on it.
- Jon Postel

I think they called me the closest thing to a God of the Internet.
- Jon Postel

But I do have a computer at home and a pretty good ISDN connection.
- Jon Postel

The overriding rule, if you want to run a domain,
is to be fair.
- Jon Postel

The Internet works because a lot of people cooperate to do things together.
- Jon Postel

One way to get high speed to the home is over cable systems.
- Jon Postel

Group discussion is very valuable; group drafting is less productive.
- Jon Postel

I got involved when I was a graduate student at UCLA
when UCLA was the first site on the net.
- Jon Postel

In a chemistry class there was a guy sitting in front
of me doing what looked like a jigsaw puzzle or some
really weird kind of thing.
He told me he was writing a computer program.
- Jon Postel

Being in the limelight has its minuses.
- Jon Postel

Another aspect of our work is multimedia teleconferencing.
- Jon Postel

That was clearly surprising, interesting -
a very interesting milestone was when you can pick
up a magazine and read an article about some sort of
computer related thing and they mention the word internet without explaining it.
- Jon Postel

Then I started graduate school at UCLA.
I got a part time research assistant job as a programmer
on a project involving the use of one computer to measure
the performance of another computer.
- Jon Postel

But as soon as we got that higher speed access to the
home there?s going to be a tremendous crunch on the
backbones for a much higher speed bandwidth.
People really ought to be planning for that.
- Jon Postel

The routers get involved in this and they know that
on the path between this router and that router a certain
percentage of the bandwidth is reserved to these things
and a certain percentage of it is allowed on a first come first served basis.
- Jon Postel

TCP works very hard to get the data delivered in order
without errors and does retransmissions and recoveries
and all that kind of stuff which is exactly what you
want in a file transfer because so you don't want any errors in your file.
- Jon Postel

If you're in charge of managing domain name space you
should treat everybody who asks for a registration the same.
Whatever that is - whether it's nice or ugly or whatever -
just be fair,
treat them all the same.
- Jon Postel

Years ago when you?d go to a working group most of
the people in the working group would be from universities.
Now most of the people are from companies who are building
internet products and care what the standards turn out to be.
- Jon Postel

I also administer the Internet Assigned Names Authority,
which is the central coordinator for the Internet address space,
domain names and Internet protocol conventions essential
to the use and operation of the Internet.
- Jon Postel

One of the things that is not so good is that a decision
was made long ago about the size of an IP address -
32 bits.
At the time it was a number much larger than anyone
could imagine ever having that many computers but it
turned out to be to small.
- Jon Postel

The corporate outings were fun, but after doing them for 25 years,
they got to be a little old hat.
- Tom Kite

The biggest danger of Hollywood becoming a purely corporate
town resides in the creative process.
- Peter Bart

And then of course, obviously as far as issues such as global warming,
something has to be done on the corporate side,
there has to be some mandate or some legislation.
- Daryl Hannah

My expertise was in public finance, particularly corporate taxation,
since I had worked at the US Treasury.
- Merton Miller

The trouble, in my opinion, with corporate America today,
is that everything is thought of in quarters.
- Henry Kravis

CDs, too.
Totally corporate.
They look real cheap and soulless and they don't smell of anything.
- Evan Dando

I felt alienated by the experience and decided to stay
away from corporate employment.
- Lee Child

I refuse to believe that trading recipes is silly.
Tuna Fish casserole is at least as real as corporate stock.
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

You can't have personal investors anymore because it's too expensive,
so you have to have corporate investment or a lot of rich people.
- Stephen Sondheim

Fascism should rightly be called Corporatism,
as it is the merger of corporate and government power.
- Benito Mussolini

Sometimes things just click.
The one contribution I tried to do, was shield the
staff from the corporate politics that occur on any show.
But yes, we all got along very well.
- Joe Murray

Journalists are supposed to be skeptical,
that's what keeps them digging rather than simply accepting the official line,
whether it comes from government or corporate bureaucrats.
- Linda Chavez

There's one political party in this country,
and that's the corporate party.
- John Hall

Everyone knows that our current system is kind of like legalized prostitution.
The corporate sector completely controls the civic sector.
- Peter Coyote

This year, we are going to take our government out
of the hands of corporate special interests and put
it back into the hands of Ohio families -
where it belongs.
- Sherrod Brown

There isn't as much passion and outrage in today's newspapers.
That may be because of a corporate decision,
but they've lost their personality.
- Michael Gartner

The corporate lobby in Washington is basically designed
to stifle all legislative activity on behalf of consumers.
- Ralph Nader

Pixar is going in the direction of the early Disney.
And it's also corporate, where they have four or five projects in the works.
I don't want to get into that subject.
- Joe Grant

Some of our stuff ends up looking too corporate.
I'm going to be a lot stricter from now on.
- Evan Dando

If the individual is a unit in a corporate mass,
his life is not merely brutish and short,
but dull and mechanical.
- Herbert Read

There's been a sea change in our focus on corporate ethics.
We've made more progress in the last three years than the previous 30.
- Steve Odland

And it's one reason why I don't go to a lot of movies -
they're more and more dominated by corporate values
and fiscal concerns as opposed to cinematic concerns.
- Jeffrey Wright

The collapse of Enron was devastating to tens of thousands
of people and shook the public's confidence in corporate America.
- Robert Mueller

Mass consumption, advertising, and mass art are a corporate Frankenstein;
while they reinforce the system,
they also undermine it.
- Ellen Willis

For the most ambitious young people,
the corporate ladder is obsolete.
- Paul Graham

And sometimes I actually start to think human life
is just as cheap to corporate America as animal life,
so long as there are big profits to be made.
- Tom Scholz

The cultivation of sensibility on purely personal lines may,
in fact, be the very worst training for a world where
only the corporate and the cooperative will matter.
- John Grierson

The mainstream press and television do a very soft
job of covering the press,
either as corporate entities or as news organizations.
- Sydney Schanberg

Perhaps the biggest problem in journalism is the cult
divide between journalists and corporate owners.
- Ken Auletta

Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism
because it is a merger of state and corporate power.
- Benito Mussolini

The corporate killer downsizing is directly responsive
to what the mutual funds have wanted.
- Jim Cramer

I've done reasonably well over the last 10 years because
I took the strategy of language and politics and applied
it to the corporate world,
which has never been done before.
- Frank Luntz

In corporate levels, it's all about tailoring your
shirt and which tennis club you belong to and which
watch you are wearing and what did you shoot last week?
- Ron Livingston

I am concerned about how to reverse the process by
which a fundamentalist right and a corporate elite
were able to seize power in the United States.
- Todd Gitlin

Become an internationalist and learn to respect all life.
Make war on machines.
And in particular the sterile machines of corporate
death and the robots that guard them.
- Abbie Hoffman

I support transitioning from the progressive tax to a flat tax system -
both individual and corporate/business.
- Allen West

Corporate partners help UNICEF fund our programmes for children,
advocate with us on their behalf, or facilitate our work through logistical,
technical, research or supply support.
- Carol Bellamy

Hollywood embraced me in the late '80s because there
was a good project I was in and it was different.
Nowadays, it's about corporate mentality,
box office, youth.
- Marlee Matlin

I felt devalued and disrespected.
The energy behind it felt disingenuous and motivated by corporate profit.
- Lisa Bonet

Many athletes competing in Atlanta wouldn't be here
if it weren't for corporate support.
- Mary Lou Retton

Corporate nationalism to me is a little bit like what
would have happened if Hitler had won.
It's scary stuff.
It's totalitarianism in a different from,
under a different flavour.
- Lance Henriksen

When we give a subsidy, the benefits to the public
ought to exceed the benefits to the company.
When it doesn't, that's our definition of corporate welfare.
- John Kasich

Berkeley hackers liked to see themselves as rebels
against soulless corporate empires.
- Eric S. Raymond

In fact, the individual outlook becomes less and less
valuable and more and more harmful unless it is transmitted
into the corporate outlook.
- John Grierson


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