27 Total Quotes

David Card Quotes

There will be initial resistance to this type of service, because privacy and security are concerns.
David Card
#Privacy

The issue for an Internet-only company to service their audience and their marketing partners is better if they have traditional media offerings, too. I'm a believer in multimedia media companies.
David Card
#Company

It's an intriguing vision, but a lot depends on Microsoft's execution and ability to draw market share from some strong competitors.
David Card
#Ability

I haven't seen evidence of a big audience spike yet.
David Card
#Audience

They're early adopters and they're willing to experiment, ... The adult content market historically has always been a leader in new media.
David Card
#Adults

It's not about competition yet, it's about growing the market.
David Card
#Competition

Nothing ever replaces anything. When TV came along, radio didn't go away. This has the potential to unlock local ad dollars, but Amazon doesn't want to take phone calls.
David Card
#Potential

I think spending money on TV makes perfectly good sense. TV is tough, because the audience is fragmenting. But the best way to get butts in seats is to show a trailer, and TV [is a good environment for that].
David Card
#Money

I'm excited about the potential of the technology, but right now video is pretty brutal.
David Card
#Potential

The thing you can do online that you can't do in the physical world is interactivity and two-way conversation.
David Card
#Conversation

There's a definite perception that people would be unwilling to invest or are nervous about that. Although, frankly, if people invest in tobacco companies, then I don't know. Not my place to be a moral judge.
David Card
#People

Flash-device sales will surpass hard-drive sales. But the technology is not important. What's important is reaching a certain capacity at a certain price point at a certain size.
David Card
#Sales

If you could get a device that had enough capacity to be interesting, with good battery life and cool form factor, and sell (it) for $50, this market will explode. It's pretty easy to imagine a flash-based device in a year or two hitting those kinds of price points.
David Card
#Life

The economy is changing all the time. There are jobs that don't exist here anymore.
David Card
#Economy

If they put it on the front page with a link and a picture, people will get what is going on. They will just be surprised that Amazon is doing it.
David Card
#People

Two uber-trends are crashing into each other: Retail is trying to turn itself into entertainment at the same time that entertainment is trying to turn itself into retail. What's unique about the Internet as a medium is it's an opportunity to blend the retail experience, the entertainment experience, and the discovery of new stuff. It's hard to do that on TV.
David Card
#Entertainment

They're early adopters and they're willing to experiment. The adult content market historically has always been a leader in new media.
David Card
#Adults

They've proven that they're very good at holding on to an audience, even though they outsource content creation,
David Card
#Creation

In this country the carriers have the upper hand, not the handset manufacturers, because our phones are heavily subsidized. In five years we believe there will be more music phones than MP3 players.
David Card
#Country

They've proven that they're very good at holding on to an audience, even though they outsource content creation.
David Card
#Creation

When VCR's reached about 15 percent penetration in the United States, that's when Blockbuster was created. You had this whole new business explode.
David Card
#United States

It's kind of subtle, because they're making money off of advertising that they show both to subscribers and non-subscribers. They're trying to apply a lot of different tactics to this overall strategy of migrating the business from primarily fee-based to primarily advertising-based.
David Card
#Advertising

The future of media is that audiences -- and advertisers -- want their content services from the same brand across multiple platforms.
David Card
#Audiences

The Office Live initiative is intriguing in that it provides services for smaller businesses that are paid for by advertising rather than software sales.
David Card
#Advertising

It's challenging teaching that audience to use those kinds of tools. It may not be a natural thing, but it could work if they do a good job data mining and finding people with like passions.
David Card
#Teaching

At some point, you want to prevent the other technology from being adopted.
David Card
#Technology

Immigrants come in and the industries that use this type of labor grow. Taking all into account, the effects of immigration are much, much lower.
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#Labor