Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Tue, 12:04: A rather melancholy graph for when people say things like "we don't ban cars so we shouldn't do lockdown". Stay at… https://t.co/Q5qnG3UTYL
  • Tue, 12:14: RT @Peston: .@uksciencechief tells @Jeremy_Hunt that as a result of tests of those infected with #Covid19 we now know that the main "seedin…
  • Tue, 12:14: RT @Peston: question why we didn't have a policy of quarantining those returning from countries where there were significant outbreaks, as…
  • Tue, 12:18: RT @CPAGUK: A mini thread on the #BenefitCap. In her statement this afternoon, Therese Coffey said it was high enough because it's equivale…
  • Tue, 12:19: RT @MichaelMacLeod1: “The UK now has the highest death toll in Europe from coronavirus after new official figures revealed that more than 3…
  • Tue, 12:20: RT @MarcelMeurer: Working with the #WVD Spring update and didn't find your resources in the HTML5 web client? Try this URL: https://t.co/b
  • Tue, 12:21: RT @mikarv: The Register has a very technically savvy long-read headlined simply: “UK finds itself almost alone with centralized virus cont…
  • Tue, 12:22: RT @rupertg: Scotland not buying into the NHSX app hype - which looks more and more like yet another misconceived, mis-managed and mis-sold…
  • Tue, 12:24: RT @cstross: Being hated by the correct people is a victory condition for any writer: it means they couldn't refuse or ignore you—you got u…
  • Tue, 12:24: RT @nicktolhurst: 4/ In essence Dominic Cummings has attempted to run a shadow science policy including the fight against Coronavirus thro…
  • Tue, 12:24: RT @nicktolhurst: +UPDATE+ Civil servants “raised concerns” about Dominic Cummings rushing through huge contracts for NHS/Corona virus ‘tr…
  • Tue, 12:24: RT @nicktolhurst: 2/ Dominic Cummings, Ben & Marc Warner have been able, acc. to civil service sources, to cut out tendering processes & a…
  • Tue, 12:24: RT @nicktolhurst: 3/ Marc Warner who runs “Faculty” an artificial intelligence and data mining company and together with his brother Ben -…
  • Tue, 12:24: RT @nicktolhurst: 6/ Civil servants also believe that Boris a Johnson has been getting TWO SEPARATE briefings after SAGE meetings - one fr…
  • Tue, 12:24: RT @nicktolhurst: 7/ Civil servants also raised concerns about Cabinet Office minister - hard Brexit Theo Agnew - who holds financial inte…
  • Tue, 12:25: RT @nicktolhurst: 8/ Essentially the Coronavirus response is increasingly being run - and used - by the same people who illegally scoped,…
  • Tue, 12:26: RT @Timlagor: @cirian75 @cstross It's also about giving Government money to Cummings's chums
  • Tue, 12:30: RT @zsk: Dear men please stop tweeting me ignorant comments about women and PPE. Most of the stuff you think is your hot new take is a) cov…
  • Tue, 12:34: RT @AdamWagner1: On 23 March we were in an acute emergency. It was, for a few days, possible to excuse a messy introduction of powers. But…
  • Tue, 12:34: RT @AdamWagner1: The emergency regulations must be approved by the House of Lords by 16 May, next Saturday. Parliamentarians have a duty to…
  • Tue, 12:41: No wonder the government are harassing people to get the app; it won't work unless there's another app-carrying pho… https://t.co/BIIPaCOwpv
  • Tue, 12:42: RT @scalzi: To the person annoyed with the fact that I often don't immediately and obviously announce the gender of my characters, and thus…
  • Tue, 12:42: RT @edent: Morning gang! We are going to open source the code behind the Android and iOS "Contact Tracing" apps. Busy day today, so apologi…
  • Tue, 12:42: RT @NalaWu: reminder that you can like a piece of media AND critique its flaws at the same time.
  • Tue, 12:42: RT @tomwarren: UK government is still pursuing a broken coronavirus contact tracing app, despite the fact it won’t work properly on iPhones…
  • Tue, 12:44: RT @riptari: Ohhai gaps in the data! https://t.co/2L7jz2pRl2
  • Tue, 12:44: RT @MpcStefan: .@CoopUK has launched a Co-op gift card scheme for those self-isolating and reliant on others doing their shopping. Call 080…
  • Tue, 12:45: RT @MayorofLondon: European Londoners: You’ve stood with us on the frontlines as our doctors, nurses & other vital key workers fighting a…
  • Tue, 12:49: RT @the_female_lead: "I just don't hate myself... and the scary thing I have noticed is that some people really feel uncomfortable around w…
  • Tue, 12:50: RT @nicktolhurst: Here’s why you’re seeing less & less articles about the “Swedish Coronavirus model”... Sweden’s 1. Economy is tanking a…
  • Tue, 13:06: RT @RussInCheshire: Isn't it horrible when people take away your right to free movement? https://t.co/ceOQ5XqSqa
  • Tue, 14:35: is Microsoft all in on Edgium? well, the web site for the Business Applications Summit doesn't actually work in cla… https://t.co/TvOoh6P93M
  • Tue, 14:53: Build and Akamai's analyst event are the only ones I've seen so far to remember that US timezones don't work for ev… https://t.co/OHdS9lNKYZ
  • Tue, 15:17: RT @CoppetainPU: Now 42 WTO members have followed up with a ministerial declaration making similar non-binding pledges to keep supply chain…
  • Tue, 15:22: follow NIST guidelines and stop expiring passwords, but if you still force password changes, people working from ho… https://t.co/YbFF7IAiwI
  • Tue, 15:23: RT @dinabass: Spencer said he's not going to hold the new Xbox, which is on track for launch, for a delayed game/games. The availability of…
  • Tue, 15:23: RT @lazerwalker: I tried to hang out with two friends in VR on the Oculus Quest yesterday, and it took us (three programmers, one who works…
  • Tue, 15:23: RT @dinabass: Xbox, gearing up for a massive year amid a pandemic and a recession, will replace E3 showcase with a monthly series of news e…
  • Tue, 15:24: RT @campuscodi: Firefox 76 is out. Starting with this release the built-in Firefox password manager will: - warn you when use leaked passw…
  • Tue, 15:25: RT @mariamsr: Genuinely baffled by this. I can't see anything wrong with Alin-Khan's tone? It's completely appropriate. Or is Hancock's pro…
  • Tue, 15:25: RT @sturdyAlex: It’s 2020. 20-bloody-20. And a Secretary of State has just told a female shadow cabinet member, in Parliament, on the recor…
  • Tue, 15:27: RT @DrRosena: I will not 'watch my tone' when dozens of NHS and care staff are dying unnecessarily. Families are being torn apart. https://…
  • Tue, 15:28: RT @MDisraeli: In all my experience doing IT services and incident management, IT teams have never not cared about security. Its that they…
  • Tue, 15:31: RT @AMtwo: Ok folks. We're all stuck at home. We've got lots of time in our hands. Let's make 2020 the year we read the article before we c…
  • Tue, 15:34: will work in Teams too - and they take requests! I'd like the front seat on the old RouteMaster where you were prac… https://t.co/cDhosd4Yry
  • Tue, 15:36: RT @pjhartlieb: Legendary punk label, Dischord Records, puts entire catalog online for free https://t.co/UL2ZEhQ9Ie #rummage
  • Tue, 15:39: RT @deadroxy: @labboudles @mikebutcher @marylgray That means stopping the discourse that tech is magical and can compute this information…
  • Tue, 15:43: I do NOT recommend bending a floppy like this; I remember the bingo chain that kept losing data because the bouncer… https://t.co/3JwFnqRYoZ
  • Tue, 15:44: RT @petergothard: More good reasoning here from people involved in building a model (the TV show was excellent and is still on iPlayer). Go…
  • Tue, 15:45: RT @JP_Courtois: Building on our strong, nearly 30-year history in & commitment to Poland, we are announcing a significant investment in lo…
  • Tue, 17:59: RT @jatenas: If you, like me, review for journals giving your time & expertise for free, please share this open letter to editors & editori…
  • Tue, 17:59: RT @JarekMsft: Expanding the Azure Security Lab to offer Azure Sphere devkits, getting started guides, and of course up to $100K in bounty…
  • Tue, 18:01: RT @brendandburns: Really great story of how @woolworths is innovating to support their customers during this crisis using @Windows Server…
  • Tue, 18:07: "As a technologist, you have to approach the problem with sufficient humility to consider that the most significant… https://t.co/oCzjDXM9gN
  • Tue, 18:08: RT @rupertg: I specified the security on the Big Data Show app, which is designed to dramatically demonstrate cyber security and online dat…
  • Tue, 18:09: RT @HillaryMonahan: I hate this, actually, and I'm going to tell you why. New writer friend (who has since gone on to publish her book) go…
  • Tue, 18:12: RT @rupertg: I note the Swiss contact app * has had its code available for inspection for a month * is fully open source, * is decentrali…
  • Tue, 18:16: RT @nthonyChu: Check out the "Geodes" cloud architecture pattern. Low latency and high availability/resiliency using @AzureFunctions, Signa…
  • Tue, 18:18: RT @grhmc: About 2 weeks ago, @IanColdwater assigned me a lady avatar to get the "full effect" of being a woman on Twitter. Here are some t…
  • Tue, 18:18: RT @grhmc: To start: the "full effect" takes a lifetime. Changing my name, bio, and photo for a few weeks is just a taste. The jerks and an…
  • Tue, 18:18: RT @grhmc: Dick pics are super violating, and pictures of Richard Nixon and Dick Cheney aren't funny. I didn't get many, but I got a few. I…
  • Tue, 18:18: RT @grhmc: Engagement on my tweets was higher than before, and more likely to escape my social circle. This seems to make it more likely to…
  • Tue, 18:18: RT @grhmc: I have a new appreciation for how tiring even slightly belittling comments can be. I think and hope I have long been a good ally…
  • Tue, 18:18: RT @grhmc: My threshold for "when should I jump in?" was pretty high: openly questioning skills, or behavior I would consider aggressive or…
  • Tue, 18:19: RT @CREMicrosoft: Earlier this month Microsoft India was able to distribute 3,400 boxes of a variety of daily groceries among several migra…
  • Tue, 18:23: RT @fbOpenSource: Facebook is partnering with @Github and @MLHacks as one of the first companies to sponsor the launch of a full-length 12-…
  • Tue, 18:36: What fabrics work well for masks: Silk, chiffon, and flannel - depending on the particle size, the mix of silk/chif… https://t.co/RQEmWi70My
  • Tue, 18:37: WWDC: there will be an app for that! https://t.co/LaXnT62QKQ
  • Tue, 21:26: when Windows takes advantage of you popping off to the loo for ten minutes and reboots, re-opens about half of the… https://t.co/pcYltDWuSn
  • Tue, 21:30: RT @CarmenCrincoli: Years later, I still think about @anildash's year of only retweeting women. How no one noticed until he told the world,…
  • Wed, 01:26: RT @WomeninID: 25% of the UK doesn't have a passport or driving licence; 60% of over 65s don't have a smartphone yet the reg process for #i
  • Wed, 01:28: RT @girlgerms: Also known as "Death by 1000 papercuts". You may have read/heard/seen me rant about this before... https://t.co/zZI1d0OQSI
  • Wed, 01:28: RT @Will_MI77: Want to get a sneak peek at the cool stuff we're working on in #PowerBI? Of course you do! Join my #MSBizAppsSummit sessio…
  • Wed, 01:33: RT @JustynaLucznik: Make sure you tune in to the #powerbi #mbas keynotes tomorrow! We have 4 live sessions showcasing the latest updates co…
  • Wed, 11:40: RT @lukOlejnik: The gem in the updated guidelines on #GDPR consent saying when action on a website may or may not constitute valid consent.…
  • Wed, 11:40: RT @cliodiaspora: I understand that Ferguson's actions genuinely upset some. I live on my own and haven't hugged, touched or really interac…
  • Wed, 11:40: RT @Sinead_McE: Universities are not "shut" during Coronavirus. This kind of rubbish contributes to the prevailing (and erroneous) idea tha…
  • Wed, 11:45: RT @RachelRileyRR: Dear @Twitter, As patron of @CCDHate, I wrote to you on 3rd May regarding David Icke’s continual breaking of your polic…
  • Wed, 11:49: RT @NaomiOhReally: “We noticed that we were getting a lot of donations from Ireland so we were wondering why. Sorry I get emotional talking…
  • Wed, 11:52: RT @murphyslawyer: Today's poetry reading. You cannot hope to bribe or twist, thank God! the British journalist. But, seeing what the man…
  • Wed, 11:53: RT @clemensv: Don't use messaging brokers and event stream engines whose project team doesn't give a flying flamingo about cross-product in…
  • Wed, 11:53: RT @greg_jenner: Got kids? Do they like history? Get them to enter this lovely competition Postcards From The Past: Aged Between 6–13? En…
  • Wed, 11:55: RT @vievewright: Okay, I need HELP please. I’m looking for 18-25 Black British Caribbean Women, who went through the UK schooling system an…
  • Wed, 11:55: RT @LEJ88: The UK would have the least generous job retention scheme in western Europe under Sunak’s plans to cut the wage subsidy to 60% -…
  • Wed, 11:55: RT @DavidHenigUK: Spoiler alert, the claim turned out not to be based on very much evidence. https://t.co/GT1092kOom
  • Wed, 11:58: RT @JolyonMaugham: Never, ever become politically inconvenient to this Putinesque Government. https://t.co/JOTxfeKgYg
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