Tech tweets of the week

21 Apr 2012

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

“Managed to quote Run-D.M.C. and illustrate scaling with Incredible Hulk in presentation, mission is complete. I can now return to my home planet.”
–      James Whelton, tech entrepreneur, CoderDojo co-founder and first person to hack the iPod Nano

“Being named after a Transformer is never not an advantage in business.”
–      Dylan Collins, executive chairman of Fight My Monster. Founder of Jolt Online, DemonWare + Phorest

Desktop publishing is still something to brag about on a CV?”
–      Damien Mulley, owner of Mulley Communications and organiser of the Web Awards and Social Media Awards

If I haven’t got a big deadline to avoid, how ever will I get anything else done?”
–      Ben Hammersley, editor at large of the UK edition of WIRED magazine

“Good news – I’ve been to the canteen’s sandwich counter and can report that the tyranny of choice has been overthrown.”
–      Charles Arthur, The Guardian’s technology editor

If Apple crashes, the stock market crashes.”
–      Ben Parr, CNET columnist former editor of Mashable

Right outside my window, hummingbirds engage in mating displays. *blush*”
–      Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist 

Why do people on Instagram think anyone anywhere gives a f— about what they’re eating?”
–      Zach Epstein, executive editor at BGR Media, LLC