Tech tweets of the week

20 Aug 2011

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

“Really quick twitter question: if you were starting a company now, what area would it be in and why?”
–      Dylan Collins, founder of various online games/internet companies

Ireland sells itself as a Gateway to Europe yet for its biggest customers their Gateway to Ireland is London.”
–      John Hartnett, founder, Irish Technology Leadership Group

Pop out to grab a microwavable dinner, then back doing what a CEO (Chief Everything Officer) does #StartUpLife
–      James Whelton, tech entrepreneur and first person to hack the iPod Nano

G+: What is the value of a tag line? No matter how cool a tag line is these days do we even remember them anymore …”
–      Bill Liao, social networking entrepreneur and philanthropist

“Back to San Francisco. Hello, fog.”
–      Jack Dorsey, creator, co-founder and executive chairman of Twitter; CEO of Square

Lectured at UC Berkeley today – my new part time gig!”
–      Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter

Having one of those ‘this update is taking a suspiciously long time to finish’ moments. There might be shouting.”
–      Ben Hammersley, editor at large of the UK edition of WIRED magazine

“Dude on bus is hoping for some sympathy because he got a DUI last night. Wanted to ‘check voicemail’ on my phone. Sorry, no.”
–      Matt Galligan, co-founder and chief strategy officer of SimpleGeo