Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Wed, 13:26: RT @Nicole_saysLove: Enough is enough! The racism, trolling, agitation, & intimidation from privileged white editors towards black editors…
  • Wed, 13:28: RT @Kantar: Published today, our latest public opinion polling in #Britain finds that public concern regarding the economy and job security…
  • Wed, 13:28: RT @CJFDillow: Sunak is reported to be considering breaking the pensions triple lock. This is a bad idea, as I've written earlier: https://…
  • Wed, 13:28: RT @LettersOfNote: Amazing. Neil Armstrong responding to a teacher who was skeptical about the moon landing. https://t.co/nSnuxViSrt
  • Wed, 13:29: RT @JonnElledge: Imagine Darren's little face when he finds out who closed all the mines https://t.co/VDUgoyPdm5
  • Wed, 13:29: RT @alanbeattie: At least a big a deal this week is that the EU has for the first time put antisubsidy duties on goods subsidised by the Ch…
  • Wed, 13:30: RT @alanbeattie: I mean this is true, but while it was going on the EU cunningly abolished the market economy/non-market economy distinctio…
  • Wed, 13:30: RT @Luiseach: I cannot be the only cis person deeply uncomfortable with the faceapp gender swapping - trans people can go through incredibl…
  • Wed, 13:30: RT @Nicole_saysLove: Today, a black film editor posted in a Facebook group for Hollywood editors looking to connect w/other black editors,…
  • Wed, 13:31: RT @caitlinmoran: My parents were on disability benefits - my father had osteoarthritis. By feeding me, the state saved itself more money t…
  • Wed, 13:31: RT @TechMike2kX: Something a lot of people don't realize but did you know that @microsoft has a bias-free communication guide? Thanks for p…
  • Wed, 13:32: RT @bendepear: Good to hear @nick_clegg on @BBCNews yer again - would be great if he did an interview with us which he hasn’t since he got…
  • Wed, 13:33: RT @CateOwen: A person who belittles women for not working out or for being large is not a feminist.
  • Wed, 13:34: RT @zhuowei: Find someone who trusts you as much as 90s code trusts its input
  • Wed, 13:34: RT @mikko: Thank for asking, Twitter, but i don’t want to upload the phone numbers of all of my friends and colleagues to you without askin…
  • Wed, 13:35: RT @GeorgeMonbiot: We should know as much about the atrocities committed by British governments in the 20th Century as the Germans do about…
  • Wed, 13:35: RT @climaxximus: friend: why do u look sad me: I have wrongdog friend: what's wrongdog me: *big breath in*
  • Wed, 13:35: RT @georgeeaton: Things Boris Johnson has recently said he hadn’t heard of: - Marcus Rashford’s free school meals campaign. - Dominic Cum…
  • Wed, 13:36: RT @mrjamesob: "When the qualification for being a member of the cabinet is loyalty to bad ideas, it is no surprise Britain is badly govern…
  • Wed, 13:36: RT @AdamRutherford: STOP SAYING WOKE. You sound like Grandpa Simpson. A failure to engage with complex ideas combined the taxonomic tyrann…
  • Wed, 13:37: RT @SaskiaPopescu: Sixth, infectious virus in stool doesn’t necessarily translate to infectious plume. So lastly, I leave you with the deli…
  • Wed, 14:35: RT @unixterminal: Signed up to donate plasma with antibodies for research once I am symptom-free for a few weeks. Microsoft is sponsoring r…
  • Wed, 14:36: RT @timanderson: Enjoyed interviewing Red Hat's Clayton Coleman who gave me franks answers to common questions about Kubernetes (he has bee…
  • Wed, 14:38: RT @SebastianEPayne: Downing Street confirms the PM's plane is being repainted in red, white and blue so it "can better represent the UK ar…
  • Wed, 14:39: you can design temporary plane wraps in CorelDRAW like the ones they put on buses: much cheaper and you can change… https://t.co/CS3vBtujmW
  • Wed, 14:40: RT @DmitryOpines: For those wondering, below is tariff the UK has said it will apply on Tim Tams without an Australian FTA. It's 8%. That…
  • Wed, 14:40: RT @DmitryOpines: Listen, Tim Tams are objectively amazing and everyone should have access to as many as they want as a basic human right.…
  • Wed, 14:40: RT @nocentino: Online resources for today's session @EightKbConf GitHub - https://t.co/hYlqmKBZtb YouTube - https://t.co/8KXjbkI5oK Web -…
  • Wed, 14:41: RT @AashniSShah: "The early forms of ID created were generally based on systems built by white men that are able bodied. There are problems…
  • Wed, 14:43: I've been told that it's standard for any biometric to work for only 80% of the global population (for different re… https://t.co/l5iysJf2eP
  • Wed, 18:44: RT @robinsloan: Also, here's my General Theory of the Bay Area https://t.co/L1UcuvryDt
  • Wed, 18:44: RT @dhh: Oh, great to find out that the DOJ has also been following the case. Speaking with their antitrust division tomorrow. Hopefully th…
  • Wed, 18:45: RT @gregotto: Just did this to see if I could replicate it and got a different homograph attack, those are slashes in the picture, not the…
  • Wed, 18:45: RT @pmdfoster: 🚨🐷🚨🐷 NEW: how can the U.K. strike a trade deal with USA while protecting U.K. farmers and consumers? Answer they probably ca…
  • Wed, 18:45: RT @pmdfoster: I went to a pig farm in Swannington, Norfolk (outdoor, but not some boutique place, a big farm that does Pork for Waitrose e…
  • Wed, 18:45: RT @pmdfoster: Rob Mutimer's pigs have straw, a wallow, outdoor space - he does NOT use sow stalls (banned in UK in 1999) or additives like…
  • Wed, 18:46: RT @pmdfoster: @FT But in the USA they use all those things - hence the lower prices - so what farmers want to know; what National Pig Asso…
  • Wed, 18:46: RT @pmdfoster: @FT @NatPigAssoc And if in doubt, check out the US National Pork Producers Council @NPPC own comment on that mandate. No mor…
  • Wed, 18:46: RT @pmdfoster: @FT @NatPigAssoc @NPPC Here's the statement in full - read it very carefully now. Do you spot the clever bit? (my caps) "we…
  • Wed, 18:46: RT @pmdfoster: @FT @NatPigAssoc @NPPC Oooh. Slippery as an imported eel, because as @edbarkerpig of @NatPigAssoc points out, this doesn't m…
  • Wed, 19:05: RT @Duncanma: Just raising this up... and while the page title says "in Redmond, Washington" that is just the location *if* you want to be…
  • Wed, 19:06: RT @MSFTResearch: HRNet, created from general vision tasks, leads in many computer vision fields like semantic segmentation, human pose est…
  • Wed, 19:07: RT @pythonvscode: The June release of the #Python extension 🐍 for @code is out! 🎉 Check out our experimental feature for running cells by l…
  • Wed, 19:07: RT @DOtykier: This swept completely under my radar! There are now official (albeit preview) ADOMD and AMO libs for .NET Core available on N…
  • Wed, 19:07: RT @EricTopol: June 17th, the US and #COVID19 Some people would call it a plateau. Others will call it the 1st wave. It is now at 80 days o…
  • Wed, 19:09: RT @BarristerSecret: This was actually put in a letter. She actually committed this to writing. And put it in an envelope. And then posted…
  • Wed, 19:13: RT @richturn_ms: Hey WSL fans - many of you have been asking if WSL2 really is faster than WSL1. Go read the awesome @michaellarabel's lat…
  • Wed, 19:13: RT @ekp: One more time when HR and legal focus on risk aversion and PR mumbo jumbo instead of ethics, equity, and empathy https://t.co/uNTP
  • Wed, 19:14: RT @AashniSShah: As we move forward, we need to give people the right to not show their biometric information. Sure, they may be blocked fr…
  • Wed, 19:14: RT @AashniSShah: We need to be really careful here or it could be a breach of our fundamental human rights. #IDN2020 @IdentityNORTH
  • Wed, 19:21: RT @DivineOps: This is how we scare junior folks out of this industry My friends, raise your hand if you check every single box on this l…
  • Wed, 19:22: RT @marcusjcarey: I'm doing some research & I need some help. I'm trying to identify black cybersecurity professionals that are in FULL TI…
  • Wed, 19:24: RT @PolitiFact: This is False. Like many nonprofit organizations, the Black Lives Matter Global Network is incorporated and operates as a c…
  • Wed, 19:24: RT @harmankkaur: Excited to share the presentations for my #CHI2020 papers! If you're interested in learning about the use of interpretab…
  • Wed, 19:25: RT @Microsoft: The Black Lives Matter Global Network builds power to bring justice, healing, and freedom to Black people across the globe.…
  • Wed, 19:25: RT @dwizzzleMSFT: Helpful: "unknown actor exploited VirtualBox driver 2.2.0 to target at least two organizations, anticipate this was done…
  • Wed, 19:26: RT @brian_levenson: Great overview of marketing best practices and Microsoft partner programs and benefits to enable successful implementat…
  • Wed, 19:26: RT @NYGovCuomo: Today I will sign an Executive Order recognizing #Juneteenth as a holiday for state employees. I will advance legislation…
  • Wed, 20:06: Why venture capital doesn’t build the things we really need | excellent piece on why the shortsighted approach of V… https://t.co/Tx4Er4Y2az
  • Wed, 22:18: RT @MattRosoff: Pandemic-era "remote investing" requires VCs to rely less on feelings about founders and more on good old-fashioned due dil…
  • Wed, 22:18: RT @Quiara: Why the entire fuck would you fill out a form when police are searching social media, questioning tattooists and knocking down…
  • Wed, 22:18: RT @craigaloewen: @DJ_EddieL @rpodric @NorthFaceHiker Yes this is expected! WU will keep your Linux kernel up to date as right now the 'Win…
  • Wed, 22:18: RT @ralph_squillace: That's pretty much it, isn't it? If this doesn't scream systemic racism I don't know what does. https://t.co/jY1fwBnbQJ
  • Wed, 22:20: RT @DavidHenigUK: It was widely suspected but I think Lighthizer comments also means that the UK cannot have a US trade deal in place on 1…
  • Wed, 22:21: RT @HTHRFLWRS: if you're going out in public wear a mask (clap clap) if you're going out in public wear a mask (clap clap) it helps not spr…
  • Wed, 22:22: RT @gchiemingo: Adding "tell your story as if a reporter was listening to every word and going to fact check your tweets in public" to my m…
  • Wed, 22:23: RT @wes_chu: Read an article other day where a CEO said he now knows who to rely on from his workers working at home by how quickly they re…
  • Wed, 22:23: RT @lunasorcery: 🌈 Is your terminal not queer enough? 🌈 🏳️‍🌈 Do you want to spice up your command-line with some flags? 🏳️‍⚧️ ✨ Introduci…
  • Wed, 22:24: RT @cd_hooks: there's a huge perception gap right now between what people with professional work-from-home jobs are feeling right now and w…
  • Wed, 22:27: RT @chamath: About halfway into the interview, when the candidate seem a bit more relaxed, I always ask them: “Think about something you d…
  • Wed, 22:27: RT @chamath: What does this question EXPLICITLY minimize yet maximize focus on: 1. School 2. Gender 3. Race 4. Upbringing Labels fall aw…
  • Wed, 22:28: RT @chamath: ...is a really smart guy. PoC isn’t a diversity hire but a lifelong learner about something technically obscure. Their maste…
  • Wed, 22:28: RT @jdportes: This is economically illiterate as well as socially retrograde. Astonishing that @montie and others still believe only middle…
  • Wed, 22:28: RT @craigaloewen: If you're interested on running Linux GUI apps directly on Windows with WSL, we'd love your input! Please fill out this s…
  • Wed, 22:32: RT @justinaireland: People are up in arms claiming they didn't know that Aunt Jemima was based on a racist stereotype and that pretty much…
  • Wed, 22:33: RT @briantylercohen: Fox News’ official position - IN FEDERAL COURT - is that Tucker Carlson lies on air and his viewers know it. https://t…
  • Wed, 22:34: RT @DanRather: Masks make sense. Those who argue otherwise make no sense. I'm sorry, but as someone in a high at-risk category, I'm not rea…
  • Wed, 22:35: RT @PyroTek3: Following @IanColdwater's lead on this: Looking for Black speakers on Active Directory topics who would like to do more spea…
  • Wed, 22:36: RT @SHKMEP: 2004 Belgium Police at border control asked me where I had obtained my laissez-passer and detained me long enough to miss my fl…
  • Wed, 22:36: RT @Windows: No two eyes are the same, and the color filter setting is here to help everyone see clearly. Just got to Settings > Ease of Ac…
  • Thu, 01:39: RT @m_older: Hi! I've gotten more progressive, not less, as I've gotten older, because I keep learning more about the world. You can too.
  • Thu, 01:39: RT @MSEdgeDev: Microsoft Edge now uses up to 27% less memory when browsing on Windows 10, building on heap memory improvements available to…
  • Thu, 01:41: RT @juliaferraioli: #Accessibility is not an afterthought. Accessibility is for your users, your attendees, your developers, your writers,…
  • Thu, 01:43: RT @Microsoft: More: 🖤change 🤎dialogue ❤️empathy 🧡equity 💛expression 💚understanding 💙momentum 💜Pride https://t.co/iOtBJLn4fN
  • Thu, 01:43: RT @har00ga: just noticing now how many folks unfollowed me after adding a 🏳️‍🌈 to my handle a couple days ago and I'd like to take a momen…
  • Thu, 01:45: RT @rupertg: So, jounalists know what it's like to have legal action for defamation against them backed by a powerful organisation (we get…
  • Thu, 01:46: RT @markrussinovich: A few hours until the Microsoft Developer Conference kickoff with my keynote on Azure strategy, architecture and innov…
  • Thu, 01:49: RT @jvintzel: What a cool new feature in #MSIX Hero, it leverages comparepackage.exe and visualizes the change between two MSIX packages.…
  • Thu, 01:50: RT @ElJefeDSecurIT: truth. I remember this. https://t.co/kjw5ya7rrt
  • Thu, 01:50: RT @AMtwo: And lastly --- It's also OK to *NOT* give your pronouns. Ultimately it's a personal decision. Please, please don't ever FORCE…
  • Thu, 02:01: RT @CBSLA: #BREAKING: A large crowd in downtown LA is demanding the defunding of the LAUSD police, the largest independent school police fo…
  • Thu, 02:02: RT @zacbowden: So the production version of Skype for Windows 10 has received the electron update, which means I'm never going to receive S…
  • Thu, 02:02: RT @zacbowden: This update makes Skype for Windows 10 worse in every conceivable way. It's slower, uses more RAM, can't run in the backgrou…
  • Thu, 02:02: RT @AMtwo: Speaker buddies-- put your pronouns on your slides, in your conference bio. Will it feel a little weird for you? Sure, maybe.…
  • Thu, 02:02: RT @AMtwo: Want to be a good ally to the LGBTQ community? Put your pronouns in your social media profile & your email signature. Put it on…
  • Thu, 02:05: RT @frank_boerncke: @roschler Hi Robert, they wrote "... please note that on December 1, 2020, we are deprecating the Echo Buttons Skill AP…
  • Thu, 02:05: RT @aardrian: If you are not prepared to use your tweet as the transcript of your audio clip, then do not do it. https://t.co/XzxmHHCOeM A…
  • Thu, 02:05: RT @torreybird: This just froze up my brain and made me cry. What a terrible, and so easily avoidable, trauma for this young man and his…
  • Thu, 02:06: RT @smuckwell: And now I have some new @PacSci backgrounds for @MicrosoftTeams. https://t.co/q7qcrmCAwS
  • Thu, 02:07: RT @denaefordrobin: The winners of the 2020 Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant have been announced: https://t.co/0hWw9fxb8L
  • Thu, 02:07: RT @slightlylate: "my password is my podcast' https://t.co/3CzbvCm9i8
  • Thu, 02:09: RT @katebevan: Nobody is actually listening to any of those audio tweets, are we? I don't listen to voicemails actually meant for me. I'm d…
  • Thu, 02:10: RT @ToniTWhitley: One of the challenges for #healthcare organizations fighting COVID-19 is the demand for PPE. This hospital in London is u…
  • Thu, 02:10: RT @hunterwalk: Job search platforms have power to spotlight that which matters What if "Juneteenth is a company holiday" was a Yes or No…
  • Thu, 02:10: RT @danielwithmusic: Do you use GitHub's Releases feature when you ship a release? 🚀 I'm looking to talk to release creators and readers t…
  • Thu, 02:11: RT @jamesrbuk: 12 years after XKCD released this comic, Twitter have rolled it out as its new audio clip tweet feature. https://t.co/xhJKfN
  • Thu, 02:12: RT @vBenArmstrong: In 2003 the small bay-area company I was working for (Connectix) was acquired by Microsoft. I was given one mission: fi…
  • Thu, 02:12: RT @vBenArmstrong: The legal team told me that this was racially charged language and had to be removed. We were flabbergasted. "It's ind…
  • Thu, 02:12: RT @vBenArmstrong: Fortunately, the legal team were resolute. Shipping this language was not acceptable. We spent some time debating - an…
  • Thu, 02:13: RT @vBenArmstrong: Technically accurate =/= appropriate. Technically accurate =/= the only way to say things. A term can be technically a…
  • Thu, 02:13: RT @vBenArmstrong: What about "Dominant / Subordinate"? Amusingly the legal team had no issue with this - however, my engineering team did…
  • Thu, 02:13: RT @Fumi_chun: HE SAID WHAT HE SAID FOR A REASON. This is just one of the many ways White Supremacy works folks. You can't make the racist…
  • Thu, 02:14: RT @ekp: Silicon Valley was founded by racists, and racism still thrives today “I prefer the White man to the negro.” -- Leland Stanford. W…
  • Thu, 02:14: RT @GaborFari: @matvelloso @vbandi Do you know what ERP stands for? Excel Runs Production.
  • Thu, 02:15: RT @Henriettaspoon: Write to your MP because TERFS are writing to theirs. https://t.co/eaLls2zrqF
  • Thu, 02:15: RT @indiedynamo: Too many men are concerned with being seen as "one of the good ones" rather than creating an environment where the bad one…
  • Thu, 02:16: RT @voguishcharlie: The fear that predatory cis men will transition in order to get access to women-only spaces is equivalent to fearing th…
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