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, Amazon.com 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
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