Tech tweets of the week

23 Jun 2012

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

“Chrome really doesn’t like reopening 40 tabs after a restart.”
–      Damien Mulley, owner of Mulley Communications and organiser of the Web Awards and Social Media Awards

“Face hurts after intimate session with dentist. Going to relax by watching Prometheus, a gentle comedy set in space.”
–      Dylan Collins, executive chairman of Fight My Monster, founder of Jolt Online, DemonWare and Phorest

“Just touched down back in Ireland from sunny New York, expecting them to use emergency slides to get us off plane in this weather.”
–      James Whelton, tech entrepreneur, CoderDojo co-founder and first person to hack the iPod Nano

Throw your concerns out to the universe to deal with and push on regardless. Sometimes it is just the turkeys getting you down!”
–      Bill Liao, social networking entrepreneur and philanthropist

Sorry, the only thing I can feel about Larry Ellison’s island purchase is burning jealousy.”
–      Joshua Topolsky, editor-in-chief of The Verge

OK, I calculate that 40m tweets couldn’t be sent because of that outage – get cracking, you lot, there’s a quota.”
–      Charles Arthur, The Guardian’s technology editor

Sitting in the hallway of the 4th floor of the hotel working. NB: when asking if hotel rooms have Wi-Fi, make sure to add ‘inside the rooms?'”
–      Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter

Ya’ll can keep your Surface tablets. This strawberry shortcake my wife baked while the event was going on is worth getting excited about.”
–      Tim Stevens, Engadget’s editor-in-chief 

I hate name dropping, but omfg, had a few glasses of scotch w/ Jack White tonight!!!!!!! Wow…”
–      Kevin Rose, founder of Digg, co-founder and CEO of Milk Inc

“My swim coach cancelled! My one shot before my SF trip! I guess my destiny is to just drown in the Hudson during NYC Tri.”
–      Dennis Crowley, co-founder of foursquare

“Destroy your site’s ability to acquire customers in three steps: 1) stock photo on about page 2) force signup 3) video demo, but no images.”
–      Rand Fishkin, CEO and founder of SEOmoz

“Life mantra: Excuses are for people who don’t want it bad enough.
–      Art Jonak,CEO, Network Professionals

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