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Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

"We have taken a chips to bricks approach measuring both the bytes and the btu's"

Steve Hammond, NREL Computational Science Director, talking about new data center that could be the most efficient on Earth (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet)

"Facebook is still relatively young as far as its infrastructure goes."

Amir Michael, Facebook's system engineering team lead explaining how the web giant handles server refreshes (ServerWatch)

"The technology is there, the education is not there."

Wolfgang Kandek, CTO of security vendor Qualys talking about why the same set of web application vulnerabilities continue to work (eSecurityPlanet)

"We want to make money when people use our devices, not when they buy our devices."

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos  at a company press conference in Los Angeles announcing new Kindle devices..

"Right now, we cannot have a reasonable informed debate about this issue because we don't have any data."

Christopher Soghoian, the principal technologist with the ACLU's Speech, Privacy and Technology Project, commenting about the FBI's battle with Google over smartphone passwords (WSJ).

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.