Tech tweets of the week

17 Dec 2011

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

“This is where the Vodafone CEO sits (he’s the guy on the right). No exec has an office anymore.
–      Adrian Weckler, digital editor of The Sunday Business Post

“Is US decision giving 10,000 work visas to highly skilled Irish graduates going to worsen our #digitalskills shortage? Quite poss/probably!”
–      Joan Mulvihill, CEO of the Irish Internet Association

“Lionel Ritchie just walked by me at Heathrow airport. I didn’t feel like getting involved in a long conversation so I blanked him.”
–      Mark Little, founder of Storyful

I just received an email with someone pitching burial plots as an investment. 87% projected growth apparently.”
–      Dylan Collins, founder of various online games/internet companies

Imagine Google being down for two hours.”
–      Pat Phelan, director of products and innovation, MAXROAM

“Hello New York. Nice to finally meet you.”
–      James Whelton, tech entrepreneur and first person to hack the iPod Nano

“Good evening, Manhattan. I’ve missed you.”
–      Jack Dorsey, creator, co-founder and executive chairman of Twitter; CEO of Square

Caught in the act … working at the holiday party.
–      Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of AOL Huffington Post Media Group