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 uk.gov? 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 http://ow.ly/5YFCw"
- Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia