Tech tweets of the week


17 Sep 2011

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

“How I thank someone for letting me stay the night is by coding a file password protect feature for their site.”
-      James Whelton, tech entrepreneur and first person to hack the iPod Nano

You know what gives me the greatest buzz? Doing customer service, know your product inside out and all will be well.”
-      Pat Phelan, director of products and innovation, MAXROAM

Last Blackberry user in our office (about 65 people) now switched to iPhone/Android. Last year, most top brass had a BB. Today, not a one.”
-      Adrian Weckler, digital editor of The Sunday Business Post

I’ve only just discovered how to tab through windows in the same application in Mac OS. Equal parts shame and productivity.”
-      Dylan Collins, founder of various online games/internet companies

Wikipedia’s Big Mobile Plans Have Begun. http://ow.ly/6verW
-      Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia

Good design is as little design as possible.”
-      Jack Dorsey, creator, co-founder and executive chairman of Twitter; CEO of Square

“The Celtic tiger was a short lived beast. Can there be a Celtic Phoenix?”
-      Bill Liao, social networking entrepreneur and philanthropist

I just want to go home and play Dead Island. Is that too much to ask?”
-      Joshua Topolsky, editor-in-chief of Engadget.com