Quotes for the week ending 11 April, 2009

“How dare anyone take a photograph of my home without my consent?”

Paul Jacobs, resident of a small town of  Broughton in England, protesting Google’s roving camera van that captures street views of towns and cities for enhanced Googls Maps.

“We don’t prohibit public, passengers or press from photographing, videotaping, or filming at screening locations. You can take pictures at our checkpoints as long as you’re not interfering with the screening process or slowing things down. We also ask that you do not film or take pictures of our monitors.”

Post by Blogger Bob on the TSA Web site, Evolution of Security, clearing up the sticky issue of whether a camera can get you in trouble at an airport. Many airports ban photography.

“I did not eat my own dog food. Why? Because the book industry still works well enough to pay me an advance. Dog’s gotta eat, you know.”

Jeff Jarvis, in an interview with Steve Rubel, on his new book, What would Google Do. He also confesses that in seeking this old-media attention he is a sort of a hypocrite, but…

“We acknowledge that… in this world, in an increasingly cyber world, these are increasing risks.”

Janet Napolitano, Secretary US Homeland Security, on the news that the US power grid could have been infiltrated by foreign spies.

“I don’t believe in work/life balance at all. I think our professional and personal lives are converging as such a fast pace …there will be no separation in the future.”

Dan Schawabel, in an interview with Rohot Bhargava about personal branding

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