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Quotes of the Week: "Restoring the glory days of Windows 95"

“I'm deeply disappointed to hear that SpaceX's launch failure destroyed our satellite.”

A $95 million understatement from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

 

“[That’s] much to the chagrin of my wife, who can now not control the temperature because it is programmed to only listen to my voice.”

Mark Zuckerberg also trolls his wife in their own smarthome.

 

“The ideal scenario…assumes complete automation with no human engagement whatsoever. I'm not confident that we will ever reach that point.”

Christopher Hart, chairman of the US National Transportation Safety Board, ruins the dreams of futurists everywhere.

 

“I, for one, admire Jeremy Corbyn’s attempt to restore the glory days of Windows 95, when the Internet was swashbuckling and free and people spelled online with a hyphen.”

The Independent’s John Rentoul takes a savage swipe at Labour leader Corbyn and his Digital Democracy manifesto.

 

“This claim has no basis in fact or in law. We never asked for, nor did we receive, any special deals. We now find ourselves in the unusual position of being ordered to retroactively pay additional taxes to a government that says we don’t owe them any more than we’ve already paid.”

Tim Cook on the EU’s ruling on Apple’s Tax in Ireland.

 

“It came over my airspace, 25 or 30 feet above my trees, and hovered for a second. I blasted it to smithereens.”

65-year-old Virginian Jennifer Youngman on destroying a drone with a shotgun.

 

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