A compilation of this past week’s Twitter messages – from the serious to the whimsical – from some top names in technology.
“90 quid to see an eye doctor for 20 minutes, am in the wrong business.”
- Pat Phelan, director of products and innovation, MAXROAM
“If I use Helvetica in a presentation, will anybody shoot me?”
- Dylan Collins, executive chairman of Fight My Monster, founder of Jolt Online, DemonWare and Phorest
“Facebook has lost blah blah billions of other people’s money. Am sure they give a s–t from their castles a top of cash mountains.”
- Damien Mulley, owner of Mulley Communications and organiser of the Web Awards and Social Media Awards
“Eating a Pink Lady apple, and doing my best Stockard Channing impression to the dogs. Wasted on them, it seems.”
- Ben Hammersley, editor at large of the UK edition of WIRED magazine
“I propose we officially change ‘a billion dollars’ to ‘one Instagram’. As in, ‘The U.S. National Debt is now 15,727 Instagrams.’"
- Ben Parr, CNET columnist and former editor of Mashable
“Cursing that moment some 4 years ago where I bought the smaller AC unit for my bedroom cause it was $75 cheaper.”
- Dennis Crowley, co-founder of foursquare
“9.9 mile run done. Just under 10 mins per mile. Writing done. Time to herd cats. And drink more coffee.”
- Michael Gartenberg, industry analyst at Gartner
“Ninjas don’t code or play with social media, they f—ing kill you in your sleep. Enough with the lame job ads.”
- Zach Epstein, executive editor at BGR Media, LLC
“McCracken’s Fifth Law of the Web: 62.5pc of all online opinion boils down to ‘Anyone who disagrees with me is a moron.’”
- Harry McCracken, Time magazine tech columnist
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