Tech tweets of the week

8 Oct 2011

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

“Arrived safely back in Ireland. Everybody at @JSConfEU rocked. New friends and new ideas. Awesome.”
–      James Whelton, tech entrepreneur and first person to hack the iPod Nano

“We have had the honour of living in Silicon Valley during the 21st century renaissance and we just lost Michelangelo.”
–      John Hartnett, founder, Irish Technology Leadership Group

Fascinating. After the Bible and Koran, the most popular printed publication is the IKEA brochure (according to Monocle magazine).”
–      Dylan Collins, founder of various online games/internet companies

Hotels in London are gone bonkers expensive lately, staying with my aunt in Greenwich tomorrow night.”
–      Pat Phelan, director of products and innovation, MAXROAM

iPhone’s new voice recognition good at picking up Californian accents. No-one on stage trying: “Wawhh toymm izzihh?”
–      Adrian Weckler, digital editor of The Sunday Business Post

Hello people of Twitter. What can we do better? What’s good, bad, or missing? Send your feedback by replying. We’re #listening.”
–      Jack Dorsey, creator, co-founder and executive chairman of Twitter; CEO of Square

I call on the Daily Mail to clarify how they quoted prosecutor reactions to a guilty verdict that was not announced. Fake quotes?”
–      Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia

Most rewarding part of my day- mentoring HS students, military daughters. Impressive! I wasn’t this confident at 16 🙂 #fortuneMPW
–      Padmasree Warrior, CTO of Cisco