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Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

"Bill is basically unimaginative and has never invented anything, which is why I think he's more comfortable now in philanthropy than technology. He just shamelessly ripped off other people's ideas."

Steve Jobs as quotes in his upcoming biography, talking about Microsoft founder Bill Gates (Huffington Post)

"Amazingly, nothing bad happened to me at Google. Everyone just laughed at me a lot, all the way up to the top, for having committed what must be the great-granddaddy of all Reply-All screwups in tech history."

Google developer, Steve Yegge commenting on his un-intended public rant on the state of Google+ (Google+)


"It’s a mistake to measure everything by what happened last week or last month."

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, commenting on his firm's recent failures (NYT)


"Sharing information is what hackers want to do; to share, teach and learn."

Security researcher Joe Grand (aka "Kingpin") explaining why the word hacker isn't a bad thing (InternetNews)


"If you suck at security than a Salesforce.com is likely going to do a better job than you are."

Mike Rothman, Analyst and President at security research firm Securosis, explaining the security benefits and risks fo the cloud. (Datamation).



Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com, the news service of Internet.com, the network for technology professionals.