Tech tweets of the week

13 Aug 201173 Views

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

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"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