Tech tweets of the week

14 Jan 2012

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

“Just sent laptop in to get repaired. €320! I’m not rich, god!”
–      Harry Moran, 13-year-old iOS and Mac OS X developer, creator of PizzaBot game

Someone just told me it’s Friday. That surely can’t be right?”
–      Dylan Collins, executive chairman of Fight My Monster. Founder of Jolt Online, DemonWare + Phorest

“So according to Twilight, if I face-plant into flour and use open-ended questions, I’ll get all the girls, right? Right?!?”
–      James Whelton, tech entrepreneur and first person to hack the iPod Nano

“Ever notice how some people will do anything to be thin, except eat right and exercise?”
–      Art Jonak, CEO, Network Professionals

“If the heavy armor doesn’t move with four people pushing it take one man away and let us see if three can do it – Finnish saying. :-)”
–      Werner Vogels, CTO 

Martina Navratilova: girls who play sports stay in school longer, have lower rates of teenage pregnancy, and better social development.”
–      Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of AOL Huffington Post Media Group

The general public goes to the movies. Voters read Wikipedia.”
–      Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia

Hello, Shanghai. Twitter is blocked here in China so I can’t read any tweets.”
–      Jack Dorsey, creator, co-founder and executive chairman of Twitter; CEO of Square

Going to hit the floor at CES (Consumer Electronics Show). If I don’t get to motion control something, there’s going to be hell to pay.”
–      Joshua Topolsky, editor-in-chief of The Verge

“First rule of CES: eat as soon as you’re able, not as soon as you’re hungry.”
–      Tim Stevens, Engadget’s editor-in-chief

Seriously, if I never hear the word ‘ultra’ again, after this keynote it’s going to be ringing in my ears until I die and my soul explodes.”
–      Matt Buchanan, editor at Gizmodo