Tech tweets of the week

7 Jul 2012

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

“Eating ham, chicken, potatoes and cooking a pizza at 1am after a full dinner earlier. Still growing, joys of being a teenager.”
–      James Whelton, tech entrepreneur, CoderDojo co-founder and first person to hack the iPod Nano

“Installing a 7600 BTU air conditioner out a Manhattan window is the closest some of us will ever come to killing someone. How is this legal?”
      Dennis Crowley, co-founder of foursquare

“Uh oh. When I start getting next morning email responses from the east coast, it’s time to go to bed.”
–      Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter

“Finally breaking in to Breaking Bad after tons of recommendations. Am going to try to watch just one episode a day. Can it be done?”
–      Marissa Mayer, vice-president of Location and Local Services at Google

The power of Rihanna: Inspiring an impromptu dance party in the fruit and veg aisle at a grocery store.”
–      Jenna Wortham, tech reporter, The New York Times

Google is telling me that if I want to inquire about the status of the product I ordered from Google, I’ll have to contact Google.”
–      Harry McCracken, Time magazine tech columnist

“Is there an app that tells you how crowded a store will be? I would pay $100 for that.”
–      Joshua Topolsky, editor-in-chief of The Verge

Almost bought a running magazine. Stopped myself just in time. Going to find a nice unhealthy cinnamon bun instead.”
–      Michael Gartenberg, industry analyst at Gartner

Mistakes are proof that you are actually doing something.”
–      Art Jonak, CEO, Network Professionals