Tech tweets of the week

22 Oct 2011

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

“So there’ll be no Wi-Fi at the #aras11 election count in Dublin Castle. Just ‘limited wired’ access and ‘one ISDN line’. What year is this?”
–      Adrian Weckler, digital editor of The Sunday Business Post

Another press release entitled ‘Hi There’. You know who you are and it’s lazy.”
–      Pat Phelan, director of products and innovation, MAXROAM

“Gonna be getting awesome advice from Jerry Kennelly and Wall Street investor later today, can’t wait!”
–      James Whelton, tech entrepreneur and first person to hack the iPod Nano

This is not the time, nor the place, to be training transcription software.”
–      Ben Hammersley, editor at large of the UK edition of WIRED magazine

Innovation is one of the most powerful forces in the world. It can make the impossible possible. #endmalaria
–      Bill Gates, chairman, Microsoft

Right next to (Google co-founder) Sergey Brin backstage at Web 2.0 conference, hard not to be a fanboy.”
–      Kevin Rose, founder of Digg, co-founder and CEO of Milk Inc

Frustrations! How many could you rid your life of in a single day? What are you putting up with? What’s it costing you over time? Act today!”
–      Bill Liao, social networking entrepreneur and philanthropist

Hello Twitter-Land, as well as tweeting on Twitter, don’t forget to Friend Up with your friends on Facebook!!”
–      Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO, Facebook

A text message with a picture is the new postcard.”
–      Jack Dorsey, creator, co-founder and executive chairman of Twitter; CEO of Square

Finnish saying – nothing is more permanent than ‘temporary’ – #howtrue
–      Marissa Mayer, vice-president of Location and Local Services, Google