Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Wed, 13:08: RT @MartinSLewis: At last! There's somewhere to report scam emails - just forward em to report@phishing.gov.uk. It goes to the National…
  • Wed, 13:09: RT @johnsnolan: Why don’t American films appear in the “Foreign” section of iTunes in the UK ? And before you say, “it’s an American compa…
  • Wed, 13:10: RT @DavidHenigUK: Reckon UK scientists should just answer every question by saying they're waiting for the political advice.
  • Wed, 13:10: RT @RDBinns: New report from @AdaLovelaceInst provides helpful clarity on the range of approaches to auditing / inspecting / impact assessm…
  • Wed, 13:11: RT @JolyonMaugham: Does the Government have a legal obligation to hold a public inquiry into its handling of the pandemic? An important pos…
  • Wed, 13:11: RT @IanDunt: Raab hopeless and quite distinctly unpleasant. But no news there.
  • Wed, 13:12: RT @risj_oxford: 4. When asked about individual news brands, most people (60%) think that @BBC is doing a good job. TV outlets are rated be…
  • Wed, 13:12: RT @risj_oxford: 2. How do UK respondents rate the response of the news media to #COVID19? 37% think that the news media is doing a good…
  • Wed, 13:13: RT @risj_oxford: 3. Approval for the UK government response to #COVID19 is highly polarised. 82% of those on the political right saying th…
  • Wed, 13:13: RT @risj_oxford: 5. When asked about their perception of coronavirus risk, more UK respondents say they are worried about the threat of #CO
  • Wed, 13:13: RT @risj_oxford: 6. Our survey was in the field on April 10-14 👍Back then, 39% of our respondents said they thought the situation in the U…
  • Wed, 13:14: RT @tadethompson: Because this keeps coming up, here's a super-simplified explanation for Quarantine Brain Fog (or Cortisol Brain) for lay…
  • Wed, 13:15: RT @tadethompson: You need Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) for healthy neuron growth and maintenance of synaptic connections. Und…
  • Wed, 13:15: RT @tadethompson: Stress initially increases nor-adrenaline and dopamine, but long-standing stress depletes their stores and reduces them.…
  • Wed, 13:15: RT @tadethompson: Cortisol, in turn, is toxic to neurons. So, you see a kind of perfect storm situation. This happens in folks without pr…
  • Wed, 13:15: RT @tadethompson: Several people who have never had mental illnesses may manifest them during and after the quarantine because this is a ne…
  • Wed, 13:15: RT @tadethompson: Bottom line: long standing stress is bad for your ability to think, but it's not permanent. Different people need differ…
  • Wed, 13:20: When I had depression nearly 20 years ago the neurogenesis explanation seemed to be a fairly new theory but it was… https://t.co/cFYRRTMefI
  • Wed, 13:20: RT @rupertg: I really must finish my essay on "Bypassing the Bullshit: how to use workplace insolence, disobedience and deception to do the…
  • Wed, 13:22: RT @IanDunt: It's true that distancing and capacity are much improved, but the first is more about public action than govt's, and he should…
  • Wed, 13:54: RT @Humanists_UK: A welcome outcome, in line with the best scientific evidence and modern testing techniques. This will mean more people ar…
  • Wed, 13:54: RT @rupertg: Here's how to tell if Johnson has had some great revelation or change of heart due to near-death or babies: has he said sorry…
  • Wed, 13:56: RT @DaveKeating: Restrictions on entering the European Parliament will end Thursday. Everyone in the building must wear #FaceMasks, excep…
  • Wed, 13:56: RT @0Calamity: Yes! Appeal allowed in AM (Zimbabwe) which means that the case is sent back to the Tribunal to determine whether the likelih…
  • Wed, 14:00: RT @nickbarreto: This is exactly what we have achieved this week. Our tool is called "Bukr", and it can produce incredibly high quality, ac…
  • Wed, 14:00: RT @nickbarreto: This means whenever we need to update or fix anything in a book, changes only need to be made once, and we can output both…
  • Wed, 14:00: RT @nickbarreto: Each book is it's own project, which we back up and track using git. So we have amazing version control built in, too.
  • Wed, 14:00: RT @nickbarreto: There are other ways to achieve this, of course, generally in the past it has meant incredibly high barriers to entry in n…
  • Wed, 14:00: RT @nickbarreto: Our pipeline generates the source markdown from various inputs, and it all happens with a single command. We can ingest do…
  • Wed, 14:01: RT @nickbarreto: I built it in Ruby as a gem, so there's similar project scaffolding to how you start a new project in Rails. It's always a…
  • Wed, 14:19: RT @mattkmoore: EXC Senior Ofcom executive involved in drawing up new online harms regulations poached by Facebook - to help them respond t…
  • Wed, 14:19: RT @StevePeers: Mr Baker fails to mention that a case against the Home Secretary along these lines is still pending in the employment tribu…
  • Wed, 14:20: RT @mollyclare: Designing a product or service? Here are 10 Personas Non Grata for you to consider. No "hacker" here; any of them can use…
  • Wed, 14:20: RT @laurieontech: As a general rule, if ever you put together a group of experts to represent a larger field you have a responsibility. Wh…
  • Wed, 15:45: RT @_CalvinAllen: Junior Devs and folks wanting to transition into it: Here is a Teams chat with a coworker. Combined, we have somewhere b…
  • Wed, 15:46: RT @sbisson: Over at @TechRepublic I take a look at some of the research Microsoft has been doing around securing AI and ML; classifying ho…
  • Wed, 15:59: WFH tip: when Hello can't recognise my face two days in a row I know it's time to clean my Surface Book Hello camera
  • Wed, 15:59: RT @EdgeDevTools: Coming soon: We’re working alongside the @ChromeDevTools team to bring one of the most-requested features to Chromium Dev…
  • Wed, 16:05: @ericlaw hey oh font of wisdom on cookies; why do we still make third-party cookies in browsers all or nothing? why… https://t.co/aOenxiWBGI
  • Wed, 16:06: RT @emdad07: Out cycling to deliver foodpacks I noticed one of London’s #Covid_19 mobile test units at Barking Hospital for key workers. T…
  • Wed, 16:43: RT @DrArtAnalytics: I love this line in the abstract; "epistemic diversity optimizes across desirable properties of scientific discovery."…
  • Wed, 16:44: RT @cstross: Basically the NHSX contact tracing app looks set to be centralized. Which means it creates a fat hacking target. So GCHQ gets…
  • Wed, 16:50: Microsoft wasn't ready to talk about HTTP/3 and QUIC when I wrote this piece last year but it's a huge change in we… https://t.co/eo1cr5ufkw
  • Wed, 16:53: some resources in the thread� https://t.co/GMknUH4LlM
  • Wed, 17:00: the problem is that a picture can be real without being *true* - or helpful� https://t.co/nXrMMa0eNQ
  • Wed, 17:03: RT @aprilaser: Amazon bought its warehouse temperature check systems from a Chinese company blacklisted for helping detain Uighurs. A law t…
  • Wed, 17:15: RT @DavidKPiano: Junior developers: "I have no idea how to solve this one problem; I'll never get good if I just keep Googling for the ans…
  • Wed, 17:15: RT @patio11: Incidentally, you can trivially estimate the cost of an engineering team at single digit million dollars. There exist some se…
  • Wed, 17:19: RT @ethomson: Hi friends! Do you do publish a lot of @npmjs packages? Do you have feedback for us? 😃 I'd love to hear it. DMs are open.
  • Wed, 17:19: RT @ethomson: And if you're interested in the npm CLI itself, that's managed by an RFC process, which is an amazing community resource: htt…
  • Wed, 18:21: NHS: more PPE *now* please UK government: hey, how about this great US idea instead � https://t.co/jy3mGcGKHz
  • Wed, 18:21: RT @davidfowl: Jan Kotas, .NET Runtime Architect, just posted an update on AOT for .NET. This includes the roadmap for the linker and singl…
  • Wed, 18:22: RT @JolyonMaugham: Government at last accepts it needs to find 200,000 laptops to bridge the digital divide. We know some are being sourced…
  • Wed, 18:23: RT @VirginAtlantic: Working with the @DHSCgovuk, we're going to be delivering 43 million items of PPE to the UK during May, June and July.…
  • Wed, 21:27: today I went looking for a tin to put a packet of tea into and instead found a whole lot more tea and had to find the tin for that...
  • Wed, 21:39: RT @ixek: ✨✨ Our @microsoft workshops for @pycon are out! It you ever wanted to learn how you can get started with @AzureFunctions and #Py
  • Wed, 21:43: RT @Veronica: My favorite customer comment is "this [feature / idea] would be easy to implement." https://t.co/9FcuyzAf5e
  • Wed, 21:46: RT @henrymance: GENUINE QUOTE: “I wrote a piece about it in the Telegraph yesterday, I’ve been talking about it on LBC, the press aren’t in…
  • Wed, 21:49: RT @matvelloso: "Please be kind to yourself, be kind and patient with each other, and don’t be afraid to reach out for help." If we could…
  • Wed, 23:02: RT @dinabass: One more thing for the gamers (and everyone who has been driven to gaming by being stuck at home), Hood told me Xbox new cons…
  • Wed, 23:02: RT @dinabass: Note the bit on there about capex spend having been constrained by supply chain disruption in Asia. CFO Amy Hood told me that…
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