Quotes: The Good, the Bad, and the Over-hyped
Best Evangelical: Java is
Freedom by Amy Fowler -- quoted by husband John Fowler during
Best Drug Reference:This is your brain on
Java by me during the GE Medical demo. They used Java 2D &
Java 3D to do display (and nauseating zooming :-) of various brain scans.
Best Safe Sex Pitch:Do it more! Do it
safely! by Jonathan Schwartz. I'll just leave the rest of the
context to your imagination.
Most Overused Second-hand Quote:
Innovation happens elsewhere by Bill Joy. (A)
Bill's not even at the show so the uses are all second hand. (B) So far, it's been
used at least 5 times by different people.
Best Quote Under the Gun: No
pressure! by Tor when his demo failed during the keynote and
he had to rebuild it on the fly because he hadn't saved his work. Doh!
Scariest Quote: Java's here! Java's here!
Java's everywhere! by Duke during a truly frightening, drug
induced frenzy in a Java Everywhere video pitch. I think I'm
going to be haunted by the creepy sound of that for a long time. Blech!
Best Cultural Attitude: Everyone is a Brazilian by John Gage.
Best Zen Mantra: I seek
calmness by Rob Gingell -- talking about the JCP at the
alumni fireside chat.