Tweets of the week

23 Jul 2011

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

“My new sunglasses are like an Instagram filter on the world.”
–      John Collison, entrepreneur, co-founder of Stripe

“Start-up stealth mode and Twitter is like Luke Skywalker and the dark side of the force. Hard to resist.”
–      James Whelton, tech entrepreneur and first person to hack the iPod Nano

“New version of Google Analytics rocks my world.”
–      Pat Phelan, director of products and innovation, MAXROAM

“Pilot on flight out of Dublin sounds almost like Michael Martin. One wonders?”
–     Paddy Cosgrave, founder of the Dublin Web Summit

“Toilet 2.0” – that’s right, innovations in sanitation have a big, positive impact for billions w/o access. Video & more:
–      Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman and chief software architect

“Great morning with @EPAGov Administrator Lisa Jackson in Austin. It’s time for more responsible electronics recycling!”
–      Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell

“I just ousted Beamer W. as the mayor of The Common on @foursquare!
–      Matt Mullenweg, WordPress founder

“A great introduction to 5 trees that alleviate hunger and poverty and protect the environment”
–      Bill Liao, social networking entrepreneur and philanthropist