Tech tweets of the week

4 Feb 2012

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

“The dog has nested on me. I can’t feel my legs.”
–      Harry Moran, 13-year-old iOS and Mac OS X developer, creator of PizzaBot game

When life gets harder, you must have just leveled up.”
–      James Whelton, tech entrepreneur and first person to hack the iPod Nano

“In a cafe this morning where they don’t show the price of anything. On purpose, they said. Have been overly annoyed since. Grrrrar.”
–      Ben Hammersley, editor at large of the UK edition of WIRED magazine 

Operation Very Thick Jumper now under way.”
–      Charles Arthur, The Guardian’s technology editor

“Erm … so I’m in A&E. Baby stuck a pea up his nose :-/”
–      Jason Bradbury, presenter of Channel 5’s The Gadget Show

“Pro tip: don’t read up on Heaven’s Gate cult before bed.”
–      Joshua Topolsky, editor-in-chief of The Verge

“To err is human, to really mess up takes computers. Total disaster requires just one odiously pompous, egotistical, officious, bureaucrat …”
–      Bill Liao, social networking entrepreneur and philanthropist

Facebook’s upcoming stock market ticker symbol could be ‘LIKE.’”
–      Art Jonak, CEO, Network Professionals

Re-slotting SIM card after 10+ days overseas, I expected the sheer volume of flowing data to create Highlander-like sparks.”
–      Matt Cutts, Google engineer