Tech tweets of the week

13 Aug 2011

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

“Martin Luther King said “a riot is the language of the unheard” – I think people might be speaking too loudly at this point? #londonriots
–     Paddy Cosgrave, founder of the Dublin Web Summit

“In Dublin for about twelve seconds today.”
–      Dylan Collins, founder of various online games/internet companies

“Seeing Facebook inviting one of your developers to a private BBQ is like watching a spouse go to a strip club. #StartupLife
–      James Whelton, tech entrepreneur and first person to hack the iPod Nano

“Traveller cheques, whatever happened to that market?”
–      Pat Phelan, director of products and innovation, MAXROAM

“Did RIM actually hand over details of BBM messages to Without a warrant? Is that legal?”
–      Ben Hammersley, editor at large of the UK edition of WIRED magazine

“New Canon P-150 scanner and Evernote combination is going to finally jump start my paperless self. So awesome. More detailed post to come.”
–      Matt Galligan, co-founder and chief strategy officer of SimpleGeo

“Wikipedia is not dying – cool photo from Wikimania
–      Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia

“Have Respect – My motto is: “Never do anything if you can’t sleep at night.” It’s a good rule to follow #screwit
– Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group