Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Tue, 13:20: RT @jaydestro: Guy who submits 15 pull requests a day: “Dont change things!!!” https://t.co/D0G7KuKswN
  • Tue, 13:32: Microsoft folks wanting to put their pronouns in the GAL, here's how. I'd love to see all large orgs do this to nor… https://t.co/6Pwb5GZDvJ
  • Tue, 13:44: RT @zsk: My mate Chloe just got a call from a fake NHS track & trace team - the number was spoofed to look like the actual number & it all…
  • Tue, 13:45: RT @NewStatesman: The 375 government recommendations Boris Johnson could use instead of launching yet another commission on inequality: htt…
  • Tue, 13:46: RT @zeynep: ‼️ Very, very good news. Dexamethasone, a cheap corticosteroid, greatly reduced death rates for people on respiratory support—3…
  • Tue, 13:47: RT @saqibs: Calling UK-based Seeing AI users - we're partnering with City University to research how people who are blind can recognize obj…
  • Tue, 13:48: RT @2014ORTOY: In 2014, after being named Teacher of the Year, my supervisor told me if I said I was gay in public I would be "shot in the…
  • Tue, 13:50: RT @Ivuoma: By the end of my time there, I requested stipends and the like for my diversity work at UCLA. I had established a reputation fo…
  • Tue, 13:52: I'm wary of government by celebrity but could Marcus Rashford do food import safety standards and trans rights next… https://t.co/7Ez8Wxyv4V
  • Tue, 13:54: RT @mrjamesob: Matt Hancock having a pop at Prof Neil Ferguson *and* footballers is quite the brace.
  • Tue, 13:54: RT @alicetiara: This doc is a great model for calling for change in our home departments, schools & institutes to combat systemic racism an…
  • Tue, 13:54: RT @rupertg: Reasons To Be Cheerful - * 1/3 fewer deaths in ICU * £5 for the course of treatment * Widely available across NHS * Long-esta…
  • Tue, 13:55: RT @jburnmurdoch: Great to see @FinancialTimes is the most trusted newspaper in the UK, and one of the most trusted news brands overall. I…
  • Tue, 13:55: RT @atoonk: Big news from @henet “Hurricane Electric has reached 0 RPKI INVALIDs in our routing table” HE is a major BGP player, tons of p…
  • Tue, 13:55: RT @botherder: 📢 NEW: In the last month @amnesty Security Lab analyzed many #COVID19 contact-tracing apps. We found apps from Kuwait, Bahra…
  • Tue, 13:57: RT @jtwentyman: The absolute state of a government that has to be SHAMED into not letting poor children starve. Still, brilliant campaignin…
  • Tue, 13:57: RT @cstross: Sequel to October’s DEAD LIES DREAMING. Body horror, retail sector dehumanization, Sweeney Todd meets Mary Poppins (with super…
  • Tue, 13:58: RT @jilliancyork: And yet Facebook thinks it can detect a "terrorist" with AI. Fucking idiots. https://t.co/8rt3to4Wph
  • Tue, 13:58: RT @macaulaybalkan: I love how parliament is full to the absolute gills with people who haven’t picked up a book since year 10 https://t.co
  • Tue, 13:58: RT @Dorianlynskey: So it takes a footballer and mutinous Tory backbenchers to persuade the great populist Boris Johnson that feeding childr…
  • Tue, 14:02: RT @grimalkina: Every time I tweet something even a little bit gay I lose so many data science follows on here, which is nice because I app…
  • Tue, 14:03: RT @mapoitras: They blocked my fathers in law funeral on YouTube due to music in the background during the slide show. We put it online for…
  • Tue, 14:04: RT @DanielePellicc8: As it's very often the case, coming up with the algorithm is not the hardest thing. Getting fair, good quality trainin…
  • Tue, 14:04: RT @SteveBakerHW: Today, I tabled a written question to Justice Secretary @RobertBuckland, asking if he will make it his policy to implemen…
  • Tue, 14:04: RT @adavid6: Ooo! Another cool new #Office365 feature! MC215581 - With this new quarantine policy, tenant admins will be able to configure…
  • Tue, 14:04: RT @IamStan: 44 years ago today was the Soweto uprising. Black students protesting the introduction of Afrikaans as the medium of instructi…
  • Tue, 14:05: RT @scott_bot: Lotta folks using this as evidence that scholars should tweet. Obviously I'd love to see more of you, but this is also evide…
  • Tue, 14:05: RT @pimlicat: We are indeed anti- No Deal. Just like the vast majority of Conservative 2019 voters, the majority of farmers, the majority o…
  • Tue, 14:05: RT @MalwareTechBlog: I think at some point we probably need to have a talk about the credibility of these accounts, but not sure i'm ready…
  • Tue, 14:06: RT @rtgriscom: How do we develop advanced speech technologies for low resources languages? @kalikabali of @MSFTResearch shares results fro…
  • Tue, 14:06: RT @markwilsonit: Windows Terminal supports font ligatures: e.g. != Change font in settings.json and a font that doesn't support the liga…
  • Tue, 14:07: RT @shiftkey: for those who don't know me: - I work at GitHub - I used to work on @GitHubDesktop - I have contributed to @gitscm and @…
  • Tue, 14:07: RT @Carnage4Life: As I’ve tweeted in the past, if you work in tech, leaning in on diversity is almost always a career limiting move. http…
  • Tue, 14:08: RT @aprilaser: In the last two months, Facebook has deactivated the accounts of at least 52 of Palestinian journalists and activists, at le…
  • Tue, 14:08: RT @appenz: Short blog post on what we are doing in the FIPS space. TLDR: We are submitting lvl 1+2 for the YubiKey 5 and lvl 3 for our Yub…
  • Tue, 14:09: RT @Sam_L_Shead: The EU is ultimately asking whether its right and fair that companies have to go through Apple to reach consumers. Apple t…
  • Tue, 14:09: RT @BeckyPinkard: Hi UK tweet fam - I’m trying to help a S.African chap who’s finishing high school to figure out how to apply for scholars…
  • Tue, 14:09: RT @DavidHenigUK: Also evidently annoying another chunk of Conservative Party opinion who must be increasingly wondering about the governme…
  • Tue, 14:09: RT @JurassicArse: The Brits are a liability to humanity https://t.co/DGV2hiNkSi
  • Tue, 14:09: RT @DavidHenigUK: Have never been sure quite why a merger between FCO and DfID was necessary or desirable. But then the timing - just when…
  • Tue, 14:13: RT @nigelwUK: I think some forget: if you have "bathroom laws" then it's not just trans people who'll be harassed. It'll be your friends w…
  • Tue, 15:14: I call this "chasing cool" and Microsoft always does better when it sticks with pragmatic over cool: Skype is *stil… https://t.co/tAOywO9sRK
  • Tue, 15:27: I've been trying to load the web site for emailing the UK PM since last night: without specifying https it's been u… https://t.co/qGp4ZJRuaO
  • Tue, 15:43: RT @jsnover: Cool details of onboarding in a work-anywhere world. https://t.co/AVccySEaPx
  • Tue, 15:44: anyone have any details about the Microsoft At Risk Investigation and Alerting System, which is being used in Conne… https://t.co/PIW4QheqGZ
  • Tue, 15:46: RT @blonded001: this is not “everything” this is DEPRESSING. the image of black children protesting for their right to live is not upliftin…
  • Tue, 15:46: RT @JeromeHardaway: You can change the terms, celebrate Juneteenth AND hire black tech talent.
  • Tue, 15:46: RT @nakashimae: NEW: Elite CIA unit that developed hacking tools failed to secure its own systems, allowing massive "Vault 7" leak, an inte…
  • Tue, 15:46: RT @campbellclaret: And then back it up with a plan to withdraw from our responsibilities to the world’s poorest too. https://t.co/BNOK7UA9
  • Tue, 15:46: RT @scattermoon: This is a good longread focusing on how we got to this point in the UK - seeing the events of the past decade laid out lik…
  • Tue, 16:15: work from home doesn't mean 'you're at home all the time so you can work all the time'; managers have to start enfo… https://t.co/TFeeVHIvCb
  • Tue, 16:15: RT @nigelwUK: When it comes to the FCO/DfID merger, I suspect "joined up, focused and coherent" really means "We'll give them money, if th…
  • Tue, 16:16: RT @alex_kovaleski: Does anyone do an atlas in crayon? https://t.co/nzAHpRFT9D
  • Tue, 16:17: RT @RealChrisCal: Hilarious now that anyone thought it was a plot hole that after the events of Jurassic Park that people would dare A) R…
  • Tue, 16:21: RT @HNTurtledove: She married another Soviet cosmonaut. Their daughter was the first person born of two space travelers. She retired as a…
  • Tue, 16:22: RT @paulwaugh: .@Keir_Starmer's 1st Commons victory imminent. Govt whips have told Tory MPs there will be no whip to oppose Labour's Opposi…
  • Tue, 16:22: RT @vancura: Please, I’d like to ask you for your opinion on your color preference. We’ve been trying to find a better yellow for @VisualSt
  • Tue, 18:10: RT @zellieimani: Someone is arrested in the United States every three seconds. Oddly, none of them have been the killers of Breonna Taylor.
  • Tue, 18:10: RT @Lisamboo: I wonder if Johnson “congratulated” Marcus Rashford in the same way as he shook these two gentlemen’s hands? https://t.co/
  • Tue, 18:11: RT @DJ_EddieL: Ok #WindowsInsiders in the Beta Channel (formerly Slow) we have the first 20H2 build coming your way!! Check out the blog po…
  • Tue, 18:12: RT @aardrian: Seriously, stop including text like “click to” or “press Enter to” or “picture of” in your accessible names for controls (and…
  • Tue, 18:16: RT @edgett: Today we're keeping our promise to continue this fight. We've filed our notice of appeal & will challenge this decision so that…
  • Tue, 18:16: RT @cstross: Reminder that both China and India have authoritarian leaders, H-bombs, and the home-grown ability to put space probes in orbi…
  • Tue, 18:18: "will nobody rid me of this troublesome blogger" is a hell of a company culture� https://t.co/lmWtB5X5V1
  • Tue, 18:18: RT @wendynather: What UI wizardry is this?? https://t.co/j6aBgROA3x
  • Tue, 18:19: RT @Patbagley: ICYM: Reposting my series of anti fascists in history https://t.co/bZCoDIU4I9
  • Tue, 18:20: RT @dcbigjohn: There’s a giant cloud of Saharan dust in THE GULF OF MEXICO which is apparently keeping tropical storms from forming while a…
  • Tue, 18:22: RT @tarah: Does anyone know a senior academic with a fabulous curriculum vita who needs an executive resume to exchange with me? I need my…
  • Tue, 18:22: RT @Alex_T_Weinert: Hey folks - wrote this to answer a question I get a lot about using centralized biometrics for sign in. It explains why…
  • Tue, 18:24: RT @DanPriceSeattle: A record number of companies are headed to bankruptcy. Most are doing massive layoffs and may not survive. How are the…
  • Tue, 18:25: RT @PinkNews: Staff at JK Rowling’s publishing house are refusing to work on her new children’s book over her relentless anti-trans tirade…
  • Tue, 18:26: RT @KathleenEDavis: This is what white people are just starting to realize..."I’m a law-abiding professional Black man with a 'respectable'…
  • Tue, 18:27: RT @PickardJE: although yesterday the PM's official spokesman said: “The PM will respond to Marcus Rashford’s letter as soon as he can – he…
  • Tue, 18:28: easy; the PM's official spokesperson knows more than they let the PM know� https://t.co/T44mrnI5U8
  • Tue, 18:35: side effects of steroids aren't just 'roid rage; long-term steroid use in asthma treatment promotes cataracts. don'… https://t.co/9ZmvRNu9pY
  • Tue, 18:35: RT @GBBranstetter: It's wild how there are just no trans lawyers or legal scholars?? Like not a single one for a reporter to call? Tough lu…
  • Tue, 18:40: I see JKR already had a 'production mistake' https://t.co/tUtMXoEVVL
  • Tue, 18:41: RT @sondy: Universities are a public good, and they've done a great disservice to their students and the country convincing everyone that t…
  • Tue, 18:43: RT @destroyed4com4t: This was debunked ages ago. The builders of the pyramids were highly paid engineers. In remnants of their builder comm…
  • Tue, 18:44: RT @HenryVogel9: @SciFiDaily Mel Hunter's 1964 F&SF cover shows the danger time poses for all science fiction. He couldn't imagine a future…
  • Tue, 18:44: RT @CarmenCrincoli: Millions more people believed in what it was trying to do, too. https://t.co/VmnxCcXfaK
  • Tue, 19:02: RT @lcooney: Pls RT for reach: QUESTION: Do you feel safe going to Human Resources to report harassment or racism in your organization or…
  • Tue, 19:04: someone at a large tech company asked my advice on this last year and I suggested a whole bunch of legal and commun… https://t.co/ALaQKX6otY
  • Tue, 19:05: RT @ev_rat: I have a new story out in Wired, a winding tale about a collection of people who (like many) saw this pandemic coming, and spen…
  • Tue, 19:06: RT @BenKentish: Boris Johnson said he didn’t think his government had banned the export of dexamethasone and that such a decision would be…
  • Tue, 19:08: RT @PratikN: Do you get frustrated with merge conflicts while you're coding and want to avoid them at all costs? Our intern this summer is…
  • Tue, 19:09: RT @soapachu: Yes, Churchill made some great speeches and was the right person at the right time in WW2. But let's not whitewash his full h…
  • Tue, 19:10: RT @mekkaokereke: Hey people managers! Here's a free, practical tip for making your organization more inclusive. It's one of the easiest a…
  • Tue, 19:10: RT @Kantar_UKI: Our very own Teresa Baldock presenting on consumer trust in #advertising at this evening’s virtual @mediaresearchgp MRG Eve…
  • Tue, 19:11: RT @idiot_girl: Stress and struggle is recorded in our bodies and passed down by generations. Think on that for a minute. https://t.co/feuo
  • Tue, 21:47: RT @mozilla: Earlier this month, @zoom_us announced they’ll offer #e2ee, but only to paid accounts, so that they can coordinate with law en…
  • Wed, 01:51: RT @Nico_Lang: BREAKING: Jayne Thompson, a 33-year-old trans woman, was killed by Colorado police in May. Advocacy groups weren’t aware the…
  • Wed, 01:52: RT @WheelmanForHire: Once again I'm over here enjoying Bing and a Windows Phone while you are Googling the latest Android phones.
  • Wed, 01:52: RT @krmarko: Happy Golden Anniversary to the RDBS "A relational model of data for large shared data banks Author: Edgar Frank "Ted" Codd. #…
  • Wed, 01:55: RT @markmorow: I wish I heard this way way more from customers. https://t.co/QsskWAXv60
  • Wed, 01:58: RT @ballen_clt: I feel like my mantra this year is that technology is the easy part. Data & behavior are the hard parts. https://t.co/iWIX4
  • Wed, 01:58: RT @Microsoft: LGBTQI+ people at Microsoft want to embrace the uncomfortable. A dialogue can lead to understanding, and understanding can l…
  • Wed, 01:59: RT @BradSmi: #Pride is an important celebration at Microsoft, and an opportunity to learn from our LGBTQI+ colleagues. While we can't celeb…
  • Wed, 02:01: RT @Xbox: Play with #Pride 🎮 We're donating $250,000 to LGBTQI+ and racial equity nonprofits around the world. Say it LOUD: https://t.co/S
  • Wed, 02:02: RT @mrjaycoles: Some of you tweeting about defund the police/abolish the police are still probabaly eating at Chick-Fil-A. A reminder: not…
  • Wed, 02:11: RT @ableemily: Update: I’m not really sure what to say. I’m not sure how I’m supposed to go about my day, go to work etc, knowing more than…
  • Wed, 02:11: RT @lifeofpippa_: My lovely friend @ableemily has experienced something nobody else should have to. If you do one thing today, please read…
  • Wed, 02:12: RT @anildash: @benthompson @basecamp Thoughts & prayers to the Apple comms exec stuck with a hyper-visible developer shitshow on WWDC Eve.
  • Wed, 02:12: RT @sedcontra_: We have gotten comfortable with publicly confessing our "privilege" and previous lack of racial awareness while maintaining…
  • Wed, 02:12: RT @maddiestone: Me: Discussing all the con papers to review with coronovirus puns as titles (please stop) 😐 P0 team member: "I feel like…
  • Wed, 02:13: RT @RavMABAY: thoughts and prayers https://t.co/t0OjSQeFOD
  • Wed, 02:14: RT @Elisabete: Remember the White man who got fired from FB last week, for cyberbullying a colleague who declined to post a BLM banner on d…
  • Wed, 02:15: RT @Simizfo: hey @brave @BraveSampson @BrendanEich what about that arm64 Brave build? :P this Lumia 950XL above would be happy to have it…
  • Wed, 02:16: RT @Priyasideas: People need to understand just how insidious and routine racism is in the tech industry. Please read the personal stories…
  • Wed, 02:17: RT @QuinnyPig: Y'know, @dropbox could have released this in 2016 and only been a decade late to market, but opted instead to spend the ener…
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