Tech tweets of the week

26 Nov 2011

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

“How to create an unfixable knot: 1. Put a power cord and a set of earphones in a bag. 2. Wait 10 seconds. 3. Try to take them out. = Voila.”
–      Adrian Weckler, digital editor of The Sunday Business Post

“Sometimes, when I have an issue, I think ‘What would Siri say?’”
–      James Whelton, tech entrepreneur and first person to hack the iPod Nano

Flight cancelled but jumped to earlier one. The force is with me.”
–      Dylan Collins, founder of various online games/internet companies

Hate the ‘can’t get to email, snowed under, blah blah’ messages, get bloody organised.”
–      Pat Phelan, director of products and innovation, MAXROAM

Irish America is alive and well here in L.A. at the Irish Feis – There are over 1,500 Irish dancers and over 5,000 people here.”
–      John Hartnett, founder, Irish Technology Leadership Group

There’s one school of management that focuses on ‘managing’. Another emphasizes coaching and leading. I’d rather have a coach than a manager.”
–      Jack Dorsey, creator, co-founder and executive chairman of Twitter; CEO of Square

Having lunch in Belgium. For you, Frites, the war is over.”
–      Ben Hammersley, editor at large of the UK edition of WIRED magazine

Scary thought: taking part in a European conf which because I’m in LA means getting up at 3 am. Think of me as you’re snuggling in your bed!”
–      Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of AOL Huffington Post Media Group