Tech tweets of the week

18 Feb 2012

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

Skype call at 11pm, walk to Tesco afterwards, buy some Red Bull and continue working. Damn you, American time zone!”
–      James Whelton, tech entrepreneur and first person to hack the iPod Nano

Pinterest must be acquisition target for Facebook, lots of social in there, you heard it here first.”
–      Pat Phelan, director of products and innovation, MAXROAM

“Skype just let me back in. Someone has been using my account to call Algeria!!!!!”
–      Bill Liao, social networking entrepreneur and philanthropist

It has come to something where disabling email on my phone feels like a political act. Still, let’s try this.”
–      Ben Hammersley, editor at large of the UK edition of WIRED magazine

Am I the only one who mentally reads out hashtags in a robot voice?”
–      Charles Arthur, The Guardian’s technology editor

You can learn a lot about a person by how quickly they dismiss something they don’t understand.”
–      Art Jonak, CEO, Network Professionals

Turns out tweeting about not eating animals is a good way to find out who to block.”
–      Joshua Topolsky, editor-in-chief of The Verge

Do something that scares you today – there’s no better feeling than conquering your fears …”
–      Cheryl Contee, co-founder of Fission Strategy  

Empty restaurant but actually, no, you can’t have a seat until your friend arrives. Nice.”
–      Jen Bekman, founder and CEO of 20×200

All of the sudden everything warrants an online petition. The internet is overrun with angry grannies.”
–      Zach Epstein, executive editor at BGR Media, LLC