Tech tweets of the week


5 May 2012

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A compilation of this past week’s Twitter messages – from the serious to the whimsical – from some top names in technology.

“Just donated my liver to Facebook. Perfect working condition.”
-      Pat Phelan, director of products and innovation, MAXROAM

“People sending me LinkedIn requests without any context are just going to get ignored … worse than ever last few days.”
-      Dylan Collins, executive chairman of Fight My Monster. Founder of Jolt Online, DemonWare and Phorest

“Prepared for Japan trip by packing my toothbrush and watching a ton of Gundam and DragonBall Z. I’m pretty sure I can handle any situation.”
-      James Whelton, tech entrepreneur, CoderDojo co-founder and first person to hack the iPod Nano

Karma strikes. Man with dress gets me to help him with his bags.”
-      Damien Mulley, owner of Mulley Communications and organiser of the Web Awards and Social Media Awards

Am I really the first F500 CEO with 1,000 tweets? Where are all the others?”
-      Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell

I’m now getting ‘pre-emails’ saying ‘we’re going to send an email about X to you at 7am.’ Um.”
-      Charles Arthur, The Guardian’s technology editor

In hell, there are intermittent fire alarm ‘tests’ throughout the day. (PS: Hell is the Forbes NY office today.)”
-      Kashmir Hill, tech writer at Forbes

Did Samsung really just One More Thing?”
-      Zach Epstein, executive editor at BGR Media, LLC

Turn off the TV and start creating life that other people want to watch!”
-      Art Jonak, CEO, Network Professionals

Best typo today: Almost called someone named ‘Aliza’ ‘Alizé.’"
-      Jenna Wortham, tech reporter, The New York Times

“Oh. Wow. Just saw George Clooney. Evening complete.”
-      Katie Jacobs Stanton, head of international strategy at Twitter