Tech tweets of the week


9 Jun 2012

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

“Had so many plans for weekend, am I the only man ever to put back out while shaving, in bits since yesterday.”
-      Pat Phelan, director of products and innovation, MAXROAM

"Right now someone is pitching me an app to help ships avoid Somali pirates. Difficult to relate."
-      Dylan Collins, executive chairman of Fight My Monster, founder of Jolt Online, DemonWare and Phorest

Packing for Dublin. Three pairs of shoes? FFS, I’m going for 36 hours.”
-      Damien Mulley, owner of Mulley Communications and organiser of the Web Awards and Social Media Awards

Brambles could only be tougher to clear if they spat acid at you when cut.”
-      Charles Arthur, The Guardian’s technology editor

I want to legally purchase Game of Thrones Season 2 to watch on planes as I travel. What kind of stupid industry refuses money?”
-      Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia

’The airplane stays up because it doesn’t have the time to fall.’ – Orville Wright – such a comforting thought … :-)”
-      Werner Vogels, Amazon.com CTO

A guy who looks like Jesus just winked at me at the coffee shop in LA. If you never hear from me again, you’ll know what happened to me.”
-      Ben Parr, CNET columnist and former editor of Mashable

Guitarism is quite possibly my favorite iPhone app ever. Related: Guitarism will soon be my wife’s least favorite iPhone app ever.”
-      Zach Epstein, executive editor at BGR Media, LLC

Delta rep is saying we need to wait for our plane to be ‘groomed.’ Sounds like it’s a poodle or something.”
-      Harry McCracken, Time magazine tech columnist

No amount of TV season finale goodness can mitigate the fact that Sunday nights are just the worst. The worst.”
-      Jen Bekman, founder and CEO of 20×200

So everyone gets in the shower sometimes with their glasses on, right? Right?”
-      Jenna Wortham, tech reporter, The New York Times

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