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
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