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Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

"We have a saying: Move fast and break things. The idea is that if you never break anything, you’re probably not moving fast enough."

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook in his company's S1 IPO filing (Datamation)

 

 "We have the words 'Done is better than perfect' painted on our walls to remind ourselves to always keep shipping."

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook in his company's S1 IPO filing (Datamation)

 

 "One thing we’ve done with this company from the beginning is question every assumption"

 

Mark Pincus CEO, Zynga explaining the reason why his company is successful (VentureBeat)

 

"He is given food in exchange for code. We find this is the most effective form of pay for our Fellows."

 Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of the Linux Foundation explaining the pay structure for his group's newest fellow, Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman (InternetNews)

 

"Microsoft called up and said: 'We don’t understand this open source stuff. And we need people who do,'. I was like the first astronaut on the planet."

Microsoft executive Bill Hilf recalling how he ended up joining MIcrosoft to help lead their open source efforts (Wired).

 

 

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network, the network for technology professionals. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist