[LINK] The IT Olympics
Mon, 02 Oct 2000 13:51:12 +1000
I was just scrolling through all the Link stuff I've missed lately and
noticed Bernard's quote from my story on Newswire. Wondered if he meant
to include a link to it, or if he just found the statement ironic in
terms of IBM getting "noticed" over the accessibility issues.
Anyway, this was the story (though it's fishwrap now the 'lympics have
Also in regards to another thread, I was at the McNealy address to the
National Press Club last Monday and he explained his lack of an audience
with Little Johnny as failure to find a mutually acceptable timeslot
(what with Johnny attending 10 Olympic events per hour and McNealy
jetting off to Taiwan that evening). He said he would have liked to chat
with the PM (McNealy is a backer of conservative politics, though he
didn't mention this), however it was no big deal because he wasn't here
to tell us how to run our country, but if we wanted his opinions... :)
Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
> The IT Olympics
> Simon Vandore
> 20/09/2000 01:24 PM
> For the athletes in Sydney, success means becoming a familiar face and
> wearing a
> medal. Behind the scenes, however, some of the best-known technology
> in the world are working hard in the hope you don't notice them at all.
> Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all
> others because you were born in it.
> -- George Bernard Shaw.
> Bernard Robertson-Dunn
> Canberra Australia