Tech tweets of the week

7 Jan 2012

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

Am still tapping my fingers waiting for people to come back to work …”
–      Dylan Collins, founder of various online games/internet companies

Just got petrol, jeez 152.9 a litre, that car will be the breaking of me.”
–      Pat Phelan, director of products and innovation, MAXROAM

“Gah, power cut in area. Lucky I have a single candle in the house. Shame tis scented.”
–      Damien Mulley, owner of Mulley Communications and organiser of the Web Awards and Social Media Awards

If only LOUD people were even half as interesting as they think they are. Especially when talking on their phones in public!”
–      Art Jonak, CEO, Network Professionals

2012: so fresh, so clean.”
–      Jack Dorsey, creator, co-founder and executive chairman of Twitter; CEO of Square

You can really learn a lot about a person by the s*** they retweet.”
–      Joshua Topolsky, editor-in-chief of The Verge

Jury duty, let’s see what happens …”
–      Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist 

One way VOD is changing the media landscape: watching 1hr TV dramas by season vs episode. It’s like reading a great book you can’t put down.”
–      Jeff Weiner, CEO, LinkedIn

The CES (Consumer Electronics Show) deluge has truly begun. My apologies in advance to anyone who tries to email me over the next two weeks or so.”
–      Tim Stevens, Engadget’s editor-in-chief

Simplicity is a great virtue but requires hard work to achieve & education to appreciate it. To make matters worse: complexity sells better.”
–      Werner Vogels, CTO 

Does anybody know the origin of the phrase ‘jammy bastard’? Will send some Jammie Dodgers (the biscuits) to the winner!”
–      Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group