Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Wed, 12:50: RT @KimZetter: If you're wondering why DEA and US Marshal's Service have been given authority to conduct covert surveillance of protestors,…
  • Wed, 12:52: RT @RedwoodGirl: WOW. A Minneapolis city councilmember is proposing disbanding the police dept completely and starting over from scratch wi…
  • Wed, 12:53: RT @chriscurtis94: NEW POLL: - One in five are now following the lockdown rules less strictly than they did previously -Of those that have,…
  • Wed, 13:08: RT @Jersey_Met: Another image of the Jersey Climate Stripes #showyourstripes unveiled this morning in St Helier, Jersey. 126 years of tempe…
  • Wed, 13:09: RT @AMtwo: [POLL] The last time I saw reporters wearing gas masks while reporting on soldiers with powerful rifles, shooting tear gas and e…
  • Wed, 13:10: RT @NickShepley: Call me naive, but I assumed this was his default setting when he got up in the morning. From the tone of this article I’…
  • Wed, 13:11: RT @PippaCrerar: Here’s the confidential letter Keir Starmer sent to Boris Johnson two weeks ago offering to work constructively on schools…
  • Wed, 13:11: RT @MikeBalsamo1: NYPD officers surrounded, shoved & cursed at two @AP journalists out covering protests in Manhattan tonight & pinned one…
  • Wed, 13:11: RT @BethRigby: PM sets new target. All tests will be turned around within 24 hours ‘by the end of June’ Seven days ago at liaison cttee PM…
  • Wed, 13:12: RT @DavidHenigUK: An interesting exchange. As far as I can gather the EU are not overly keen on sharing databases even in a deal. If no dea…
  • Wed, 13:18: RT @stephenkb: Yet to have a PMQs in the Starmer-Johnson era without some form of U-Turn, new target or spending commitment. Today's appear…
  • Wed, 13:18: RT @monkchips: omg andrew. 🤣🤣🤣 https://t.co/iSenCs4FpA
  • Wed, 13:18: RT @IanDunt: It's also worth noting the ease with which Starmer moved from topic to topic, without even mentioning Cummings. You can easily…
  • Wed, 13:19: RT @garius: What's telling here is that a lot of the questions you'd expect to come from the Labour benches: furlough extension, state supp…
  • Wed, 13:19: RT @Microsoft: At this time, we will be using our platform to amplify voices from the Black and African American community at Microsoft. ht…
  • Wed, 13:19: RT @Microsoft: At this time, we will be using our platform to amplify voices from the Black and African American community at Microsoft. ht…
  • Wed, 13:19: RT @garius: Oof. Cummins brings up Dirty Desmond's dodgy property deal, but then ALSO points out Boris tried to wave it through back when h…
  • Wed, 13:20: RT @garius: Even the Tory back benchers have realised that the best way to screw with Johnson is to bring up something he promised in a com…
  • Wed, 13:21: RT @garius: Mel Stride puts Johnson on the spot. Johnson agreed to ask Treasury about people who were self-employed via dividend. Johnson…
  • Wed, 13:21: RT @IanDunt: What's noticeable is Johnson. Firstly the cynicism of the responses - the constant attempts to portray scrutiny of government…
  • Wed, 13:21: RT @soapachu: This last is key. Johnson cannot tell the difference between being rightly questioned, and being unfairly attacked. https://t…
  • Wed, 13:22: RT @_ElizabethMay: Every so often I think of doing threads on the difficulties of being a published autistic author (whose main income is f…
  • Wed, 13:22: RT @Foyles: In support of the anti-racism movement in the US and around the world, we used yesterday’s social media blackout to put togethe…
  • Wed, 13:22: RT @StevePeers: A profoundly stupid analogy - given that his own government guidance still says that people should work from home if it's p…
  • Wed, 13:23: RT @mlafleur: @shanselman It's also the bare minimum we should expect. Not bullying, humiliating, or killing other people isn't a complicat…
  • Wed, 13:23: RT @Wicko73: Windsor MP - this is a bad idea but I've been whipped so I am going to vote for it.... #wtaf Literally ... We are led @ByDonke
  • Wed, 13:24: RT @GoodLawProject: Given the extraordinary impact on Scottish voters - only 17% of SNP MPs were able to vote yesterday - we will take advi…
  • Wed, 13:25: RT @GoodLawProject: We will take advice on the lawfulness of the arrangements that deny MPs with disabilities or caring responsibilities or…
  • Wed, 13:25: RT @milansturgis: Tony hawk just got on the LA police commissions’ live meeting to say they need to remove chief moore. This meme still sta…
  • Wed, 13:25: RT @IanDunt: Starmer: "The PM is confusing scrutiny for attacks. I've supported govt openly and I've taken criticism for it. But boy he mak…
  • Wed, 13:26: RT @IanDunt: As before, Johnson starting to become visibly angered by being scrutinised.
  • Wed, 13:26: RT @garius: There's a REAL constrast in this chamber, between the two approaches. Starmer vs Johnson is like watching a barrister dismantl…
  • Wed, 13:26: RT @garius: Starmer goes hard on Boris' promise that there'd be a 'world beating' track and trace programme in place by now. Quotes expert…
  • Wed, 13:27: RT @AdamRutherford: I find this diagram about the tiers of prejudice in white supremacy very useful. it's from a paper by @Dturner300, whic…
  • Wed, 13:28: RT @NicoAGrant: Zoom’s CEO says he won’t encrypt free calls so Zoom can work more with law enforcement: “Free users for sure we don’t want…
  • Wed, 13:28: RT @SkyNews: "No I don't have those exact figures." Heath minister Edward Argar says he doesn't have the stats for the number of people is…
  • Wed, 13:29: RT @MayorofLondon: The brutal killing of George Floyd has rightly ignited fury - not just in America, but around the world. I stand in soli…
  • Wed, 13:29: RT @Jamie4North: I am sure you all saw that the vote yesterday took away Virtual Parliament and in doing so disenfranchised a number of MPs…
  • Wed, 13:30: RT @badhistorytakes: I'm retiring. There will never be a worse history take than "you weren't there when the primary source was created." h…
  • Wed, 13:30: RT @garius: Jokes on them. That's actually the queue to vote on today's business in Parliament. They're going to be pissed off when they r…
  • Wed, 13:49: RT @mattifestation: Privilege makes turning away far too easy.
  • Wed, 13:50: RT @BarristerSecret: Judicial bullying remains a problem in our courts, even amid the top ranks, as shown by this astonishing Supreme Court…
  • Wed, 16:04: RT @codeorg: On Monday we published a statement of support for the Black community. But talk is not enough. We must act. We are publishing…
  • Wed, 16:06: RT @uspresstracker: OUR LATEST DATA: *233+ total press freedom incidents* 41+ arrests/detainments 153 assaults (125 by police, 27 by other…
  • Wed, 16:08: RT @Mr_Warhel: Getting annoyed with the DMs and txt messages warning me to be careful posting about recent events cause it could affect my…
  • Wed, 16:10: RT @TrumpinTheShark: @maggieNYT @TheRickWilson Esper says: "I do everything I can to try and stay apolitical. Sometimes I'm successful, a…
  • Wed, 16:10: RT @JonSCollins: After stopping two teens allegedly from Eau Claire from loots Skol Liquor (in Seward), American Indian Movement “members r…
  • Wed, 16:11: RT @Sulliview: ACLU Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Minneapolis Police for Attacking Journalists at Protests https://t.co/FSKAu1e8BM
  • Wed, 16:11: RT @reybango: "System Takeover Through New SAP ASE Vulnerabilities" "And the default configuration allows anyone to connect to the Backup…
  • Wed, 16:12: RT @garius: Don't worry. It's Dido Harding. Give it two weeks and they'll have had a catastrophic data leak anyway. #talktalkdown https://t…
  • Wed, 18:07: RT @QuinnyPig: The second time, @newrelic pulled the exact same trick. I clicked the button while in the meeting that deployed the staged c…
  • Wed, 18:07: RT @gregtaylor_msft: Announcing the General Availability of the #MSExchange Online PowerShell v2 Cmdlets! In the month of May alone, we saw…
  • Wed, 18:08: RT @zacbowden: Windows 10 Build 19640 is out in the Fast ring with a couple new fixes. Here's the changelog: https://t.co/bWqOyc3dA3
  • Wed, 18:08: RT @LibDemLords: Baroness @SalBrinton: the World Health Organisation have said no country should begin to lift lockdown until COVID-19 is n…
  • Wed, 18:09: RT @Afrotechnician: *UPDATE* my managers response to my feedback exceeded my expectations. He was genuinely apologetic, humbled and made n…
  • Wed, 18:10: RT @rightincode: Today our software engineering director had a discussion with the team(100+) about racism in American & recent events. Bef…
  • Wed, 18:13: RT @ProMikeBaz: A real problem a lot of developers are already being burned by around how SameSite cookies are handled in older browsers, a…
  • Wed, 18:14: RT @pwnela: Details for claiming @Mailchimp price relief for nonprofit orgs fighting racism against Black people and people of color in the…
  • Wed, 18:15: RT @QuinnyPig: And a thousand dollar donation comes in with a request for the world's easiest target: @Oracle, the only company who could c…
  • Wed, 18:16: RT @QuinnyPig: Recently Alibaba announced $28 billion in infrastructure invesment over the next five years. @Oracle is looking to match the…
  • Wed, 18:16: RT @QuinnyPig: "Amazon hates us and it still took them YEARS to migrate off of Oracle!" is a great talking point, but it's not the one that…
  • Wed, 18:16: RT @QuinnyPig: Oracle finally got serious about databases when they acquired Dyn. You might argue that DNS isn't really a database, but the…
  • Wed, 18:17: RT @QuinnyPig: When I tore @IBMcloud to pieces, absolutely no IBM employee said I was wrong. Several reached out to say I was right in my c…
  • Wed, 18:18: this bit of Corey's thread is 🔥 https://t.co/T1bccQPIoK
  • Wed, 18:18: RT @QuinnyPig: And another $25 for Twitter! @Twitter has brought me business opportunities, money, friends, and more. The only way for me…
  • Wed, 18:22: RT @QuinnyPig: This is a LOT of money, so we're going to beat the crap out of @taboola for a few tweets by request. Taboola remains the be…
  • Wed, 18:22: RT @QuinnyPig: Why sell regular ads, when you can instead promote clickbait that's not only compelling, but also suspicious and frightening…
  • Wed, 18:22: RT @QuinnyPig: Witness the devastation of such brands like @NBCNews, @Honda, @SonyPictures and more as they find their brands advertised wi…
  • Wed, 18:22: RT @QuinnyPig: Remember, readers have a choice when determining where to go. Partner with @taboola so they remain aware that you have absol…
  • Wed, 18:25: RT @QuinnyPig: A $300 request for @Broadcom: The only good thing Broadcom ever did was murder @CAinc, and it feels like even that was most…
  • Wed, 19:00: RT @AAT_transcribes: Are you an anti-racist organisation mobilising urgently against racism in its various forms and who is creating video…
  • Wed, 19:04: actors end up at a bunch of tech events as celebs (eye candy for geeks!), doing keynotes, as comperes, as judges: J… https://t.co/oZRzeWhxZQ
  • Wed, 19:14: software supply chain in action https://t.co/tvWHd2tYY5
  • Wed, 19:15: RT @mcnadams: Friends, I am a recently laid-off (😐) software engineer and I am looking for projects and causes where I can donate my time a…
  • Wed, 19:16: RT @jarwidmark: Yay! Microsoft fixed this issue: Download hotfix here: https://t.co/dBkdzHrCmX Thanks @FrankLesniak for the heads up! Blog…
  • Wed, 19:43: RT @TashasEv: Hey fellow 'softies! Hackathon 2020 is coming up - and that includes this year's Hack for Good. What nonprofits taking action…
  • Wed, 19:43: RT @AlannaBennett: So many of you need to re-evaluate the very core of how you relate to black people, black women especially. Do you have…
  • Wed, 19:44: RT @cbracy: And also usually structural solutions sound to white people like "taking away stuff that I already have" as anyone who has trie…
  • Wed, 19:46: RT @BarryGardiner: Been social distancing since March. Today I broke it to join the #BlackLivesMattter demo outside Parliament and take a k…
  • Wed, 19:49: RT @SoozUK: Starmer, Ian Blackford and now Beth Rigby have all asked Boris Johnson today if he condemns Trump's handling of the protests ov…
  • Wed, 20:15: RT @Delafina777: Hey, if you can't physically be at protests, and you've been donating and calling your reps and signal boosting and don't…
  • Wed, 20:15: RT @tressiemcphd: Hi. I'm looking for a writer who can speak to: race, gender, work and social media platforms. For ex: how black beauty bi…
  • Wed, 20:27: RT @PlayStarCrossed: 18 teams of independent developers have come together to support #BlackLivesMatter and the National Bail Fund Network.…
  • Wed, 20:31: RT @HPS_Vanessa: And whomst amongst us could possibly have seen this coming. https://t.co/eqX2xGGqqC
  • Wed, 20:32: every MP in contact should be off to self isolate too; time to go back to the virtual parliament https://t.co/cI6xJ2LpPF
  • Wed, 20:32: RT @SamCoatesSky: NEW: YouGov Approval of government handling of coronavirus sinks to lowest level 41% good job (-4 from week before) 56…
  • Wed, 20:33: RT @datachick: I’ve been warned as well. If you are thinking of telling others this, ask yourself what makes you uncomfortable about peop…
  • Wed, 20:36: RT @alexstamos: Zoom's E2EE implementation will need to be opt-in for the foreseeable future. A large portion of Zoom's meetings use featur…
  • Wed, 20:48: RT @GeorgeMRyan: Business Secretary Alok Sharma wiped his face several times with a handkerchief and appeared to struggle as he spoke about…
  • Wed, 20:51: RT @SushiDude: Poll: hey fellow cis white guys - in the past week, how many times have YOU been warned that your employment or job prospect…
  • Wed, 22:34: hiring is not the answer if you're using it as a way of cleaning your meatgrinder with new people https://t.co/apiKyUoUvn
  • Wed, 22:34: RT @YouGov: Just 12% of Brits say MPs should have to be in Parliament to vote during the COVID-19 crisis, with news emerging that a ministe…
  • Wed, 22:35: RT @film_girl: Just when we thought things couldn’t be worse, the ex Enron CEO is back with a new version of Enron. He should hire Elizabet…
  • Wed, 22:36: RT @ZachWeiner: Steinbeck is usually famed for Grapes of Wrath, East of Eden, Of Mice and Men, Cannery Row, etc. But, did you know that dur…
  • Wed, 22:37: RT @spignal: It's only tear gas if it comes from the Tèrregâsse region of France. Otherwise its "smoke canisters and pepper balls". https:/…
  • Wed, 22:38: RT @charltonbrooker: I would crawl through a barrel of broken glass to have John Boyega even so much as *glance* at one of my scripts. http…
  • Wed, 22:40: RT @christopherhope: Exclusive in tomorrow's @Telegraph Tens of thousands of Covid-19 tests voided after Whitehall decision to send Briton…
  • Wed, 22:40: RT @christopherhope: Government admits to the Telegraph that 67,000 Covid-19 tests were secretly sent to a lab in the US over 10 days at th…
  • Wed, 22:40: RT @christopherhope: Now it can be revealed that when they were returned to the UK more than four in 10 - 29,500 out of 67,000 tests - had…
  • Wed, 22:40: RT @TinkerSec: Folks saying "Watch what you post, think of your career." And I agree. I'm seeing a lot of people posting police apologeti…
  • Wed, 22:56: RT @lemonodor: I run a network of twitter bots that detect and tweet in real time whenever they detect aircraft flying in circles. LA, SF,…
  • Wed, 22:57: RT @sbisson: Pretty sure this is not @cosmosdb XKCD is talking about... https://t.co/lGoKyaemY7
  • Wed, 22:57: RT @donasarkar: Do you use @MicrosoftTeams? Did you tune into #MSBuild or #MSBizAppsSummit? Have you ever heard a #MSIgnite talk? If so, y…
  • Wed, 23:06: reading a speech recognition transcript of me discussing speech recognition with Otter & I can't stop giggling at t… https://t.co/3T7iiujcJp
  • Thu, 02:12: RT @RobertMLee: Second, our customers are damn lucky my firm has divsere views. Lack of diversity is the enemy of success. Diversity isn’t…
  • Thu, 02:12: RT @RobertMLee: Fourth, if your biggest complaint in this situation is not the absolutely horrible events in front of us but the opinions o…
  • Thu, 02:20: RT @alexnpress: I interviewed a currently suspended black amazon worker two days ago. he expects he’ll be fired when the press coverage die…
  • Thu, 02:28: RT @QuinnyPig: $550 for @Cisco. So a neteng dies and goes to heaven. All of the vendors are standing together; Juniper folks by themselve…
  • Thu, 02:28: RT @QuinnyPig: "What's behind that fence?" they ask? "SHHH!" says St. Peter. "That's the @cisco area. They think they're the only ones up h…
  • Thu, 02:29: RT @QuinnyPig: And $500 from me to dish on @Google extra hard: "Project Shield" is a free anti-DDoS service offered by Google to ensure fr…
  • Thu, 02:30: RT @QuinnyPig: Sure seems to me like this violates their Content and Conduct policy for Project Shield, but I am a simple Cloud Economist,…
  • Thu, 02:30: RT @QuinnyPig: $100 for this one. Gaze into this image. You might think it's how you pair an iPhone to your Apple watch, but no. It's an a…
  • Thu, 02:31: RT @QuinnyPig: If I make fun of Google turning things off and claim that @gcpcloud is going to get turned off in a few years, I get excoria…
  • Thu, 02:31: RT @QuinnyPig: The problem these companies have with Cloud Marketing is that they clearly inform their marketing by talking to the people w…
  • Thu, 02:31: RT @QuinnyPig: $100 to snark at @gitlab, a company founded upon realizing that GitHub was centralizing a decentralized tool, and saw an opp…
  • Thu, 02:32: RT @isosteph: love when software engineers make jokes about "my job is just professional googling" but seem entirely unable to use a search…
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