Tech tweets of the week

5 Nov 2011

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

“Odd new service: You ‘subscribe’ and it pushes death notices for an area out to you. Constantly.”
–      Adrian Weckler, digital editor of The Sunday Business Post

“The closest I’ll get to solidarity with marathon runners is watching Chariots of Fire – just started on TV!!”
–      Joan Mulvihill, CEO of the Irish Internet Association

Reading Steve Jobs biography: I am simultaneously disgusted by the man and inspired by the vision.”
–      Mark Little, founder of Storyful

Loving the new Gmail redesign.”
–      Pat Phelan, director of products and innovation, MAXROAM

“Switched to new Gmail… still deciding if I like the new look … hmm.”
–      Padmasree Warrior, CTO of Cisco

“Root canal went well, but might lose the tooth, will know tomorrow. If so, will get a new implant, just like for my ballet accident.”
–      Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist

“Al Jazeera Swahili is launching next year. Sweet.”
–      Ben Hammersley, editor at large of the UK edition of WIRED magazine

Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.”
–      Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of AOL Huffington Post Media Group