Tech tweets of the week

19 Nov 2011

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

“If you say to a US investor ‘I’m in Switzerland’, they groan. If you say ‘I’m in Ireland’, they talk to you.” – Benoit Curdy, Vocalytics.
–      Adrian Weckler, digital editor of The Sunday Business Post

“Just realised it’s my #iia 2nd birthday today… 2 years in a job I love!”
–      Joan Mulvihill, CEO of the Irish Internet Association

Hung out with Cork friends tonight, went to Eddie Rocket’s and played ‘Don’t Stop Believing’ by Journey eight times in a row on jukebox.”
–      James Whelton, tech entrepreneur and first person to hack the iPod Nano

Developing an unhealthy but intoxicating relationship with Siri on my new iPhone. Hope no one finds out!”
–      Mark Little, founder of Storyful

Hmm. It feels as if Facebook is spending a lot of time trying to convince game devs that it’s still a viable gaming platform.”
–      Dylan Collins, founder of various online games/internet companies

After reading the Jobs book I really want an original Macintosh, wish Apple would re-release it with original OS.”
–      Kevin Rose, founder of Digg, co-founder and CEO of Milk Inc

Just had my first FaceTime conversation at 30k ft on my iPad via go-go. Despite a bit of latency, was pretty mind blowing.”
–      Jeff Weiner, CEO, LinkedIn

Desperate to get my visa to India sorted, I’m contacting a diamond merchant in Antwerp!”
–      Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia