Tech tweets of the week


4 Feb 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.

“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