Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Mon, 12:29: RT @LennieMerrick1: The data harvesting, the targeted advertising, the disinformation, the insouciant radicalisation of millions, the naked…
  • Mon, 12:30: RT @LennieMerrick1: What Brexitons fail to understand is that it is not Brexit itself that so worries Remainlings (bad idea though it be).…
  • Mon, 12:30: RT @popeguilty: It's 100% the same dynamic as MRAs who claim to be pro-male but do nothing but harass and attack women, reactionary garbage…
  • Mon, 12:30: RT @davidgerard: "If you were very gullible then you might say that he’s a tech visionary, but if you look closely it was gobbledegook." FT…
  • Mon, 12:31: RT @garius: The DfT chucked some emergency funding quietly to the operators round about the same time it did it for TfL. It just made far l…
  • Mon, 12:32: RT @StevePeers: It's almost as if he's cynically dishonest https://t.co/zb9k1e4dla
  • Mon, 12:32: RT @the_pc_doc: Twitter comedy in three parts. https://t.co/Z7WLcNFRC7
  • Mon, 12:33: RT @cory_foy: One of the easiest steps you can do if you’re reading this and want to have an impact is turn on image captions in Twitter an…
  • Mon, 12:34: RT @NicolaSturgeon: Interesting from Michael Gove on what today’s ‘conservative’ commentators would have said about American independence.…
  • Mon, 12:35: RT @LEJ88: The French far-right lost almost half their local representation yesterday, falling from 1,438 seats on 463 municipalities to 84…
  • Mon, 12:35: RT @tompeck: Oh superb. Your reminder, though none is needed, that @michaelgove was a government minister throughout the migrant crisis and…
  • Mon, 12:36: RT @michaelcarey191: The UK has just under 1% of the world's total population (0.87% approx) but 10% of all deaths from COVID-19 happened h…
  • Mon, 12:36: RT @StephTaitWrites: I’d love to hear just one person explain to me why asking you wear a mask in public is “infringing way too much on my…
  • Mon, 12:37: RT @haporsnap: yearly reminder that the world’s first university was founded in Morocco in 859 by a Muslim woman, Fatima el-Fihri. meanwhi…
  • Mon, 12:37: RT @DavidHenigUK: A (welcome) government u-turn. Showing the pressure of the agriculture lobby in trade talks. Possibly also tacitly that a…
  • Mon, 12:39: Anyone else notice how many GDPR dialog have Refuse All buttons that don't work reliably in older browsers? Big sit… https://t.co/FAGNQtt7hd
  • Mon, 12:42: RT @sannewman: I was thinking today about the framing of World War I as a cruel loss of innocence for millions of people who were brutally…
  • Mon, 12:42: RT @missewill: First of all, they were in mud masks not blackface. And second of all, in what world does "Stop killing us." sound like "Ple…
  • Mon, 12:43: RT @JoshuaPotash: Yesterday Aurora, Colorado was holding a violin vigil for Elijah McClain, who was known for playing his violin, especiall…
  • Mon, 12:43: RT @PrivacyMatters: A 'digital identity'& the ability to prove who we are brings significant benefits & protections in multiple contexts. H…
  • Mon, 12:44: RT @noodlefrenzy: Speaking as someone who has had to stop multiple engagements due to racist concerns and is currently filling out our comp…
  • Mon, 12:44: RT @the_female_lead: "Economic growth accompanied by worsening social outcomes is not success, it is failure" Jacinda Ardern https://t.co/d
  • Mon, 12:44: RT @laurenthehough: The stupidest fucking thing about lesbian terfs arguing about “women’s spaces” is they know damn well every butch dyke…
  • Mon, 12:46: RT @girlgerms: And even cooler, if you use Azure Sentinel, you can set this up as an Analytics query and set a trigger threshold for it so…
  • Mon, 12:47: RT @Gordy_Mc1ntosh: From the New Zealand Herald #brexit https://t.co/9R8q1IzuDa
  • Mon, 12:47: RT @blelbach: I’ve asked this in interviews at my aerospace engineering firm for 30 years: What planes do you build at home? Many answer th…
  • Mon, 12:47: RT @_ElizabethMay: what a FASCINATING analogy to use the day after the 51st anniversary of Stonewall 🙃 https://t.co/Oe3tStLvUh
  • Mon, 12:49: RT @JoshuaPotash: DC police are now doing this every night when they think the cameras are gone. Trashing food and medical supplies, hitti…
  • Mon, 12:49: RT @MSFTResearch: The submission deadline for New Future of Work papers has been extended to July 2 at 11:59 PM PT. Short and long papers a…
  • Mon, 12:49: RT @henrymance: If you think the BBC should compete, but you also think its main competitor ITV is biased, maybe you just don't like indepe…
  • Mon, 12:49: RT @DavidHenigUK: Interesting to watch this thread develop. This position would incidentally preclude both an EU and US trade deal. Dispute…
  • Mon, 12:49: RT @jessicabateman: On the hunt for excellent freelance journalists in Finland and Hungary. Anyone know any?
  • Mon, 12:50: RT @setoacnna: The 'do you have a daughter' line... Dear Ms Hartley Brewer. If I had a young daughter or son or (as I do have) nephew o…
  • Mon, 12:51: RT @LegallyFeminist: Men love to tell me where my name comes from and what it means. Little do they know I have a degree in Classics, so jo…
  • Mon, 12:51: RT @annie_parker: The WI is more progressive than JK Rowling.... I am here for this. https://t.co/oV7jqNXGHo
  • Mon, 12:51: RT @RegularLodz: My Wonderful colleague Mr Peter Rising has compiled the activation steps for Inclusivity in O365 into a blog post here: ht…
  • Mon, 12:52: RT @roryreckons: Absolutely love Marama's line from her speech yesterday - "if wealth was a result of just working hard then all nurses wou…
  • Mon, 12:52: RT @ashleyn1cole: I actually appreciate folks who are looking for ways to address racism in their industries by deleting episodes, renaming…
  • Mon, 12:53: RT @MayorofLondon: No child should go hungry. I welcomed the Government’s U-turn to provide free school meal vouchers over the summer but t…
  • Mon, 12:53: RT @HannahLebovits: These face masks were supposed to say “NYC strong” in Yiddish but the Etsy designer didn’t realize that Yiddish is spel…
  • Mon, 12:55: RT @katebevan: Absolutely this. Cycling is brilliant for many, but *not* for everyone, and it's not helpful to basically shame people who c…
  • Mon, 12:56: RT @Aiannucci: Myself and others calling for Government financial support for the creative industries. They contribute more to the economy…
  • Mon, 12:57: RT @Aiannucci: There’s a huge economic case for financially supporting the Creative Industries. They put more revenue into our GDP than Car…
  • Mon, 12:57: RT @lackingceremony: Not "pride was a riot" as in "I have built an aesthetic around queer audacity", but "pride was a riot" as in "the abol…
  • Mon, 12:57: RT @7eandra: Those who have stayed inside, wore masks in public, and socially distanced during this entire pandemic are the same people who…
  • Mon, 12:57: RT @cstross: The answer to the question of whether the Johnson government is monumentally incompetent or mind-bogglingly corrupt is "yes".…
  • Mon, 12:58: RT @JavaAtMicrosoft: Introducing the Visual Studio @Code #Java Pack installer for #MacOS #VSCode https://t.co/Gs48PqEkjz
  • Mon, 12:59: RT @dn_charles: seeing tweets from Black students spending hours and hours of their time in meetings with administrators about how the inst…
  • Mon, 13:01: RT @davies_will: Turns out we live in a society that is significantly more authoritarian than the parliamentary Conservative Party. How's y…
  • Mon, 13:02: RT @msshanitarenee: a gentle reminder that #SayHerName is specifically used to amplify the names of BW killed by police. The campaign was c…
  • Mon, 15:45: RT @RachaelMaskell: In answer to my question the Minister has confirmed that each glove is counted as a separate piece of PPE, so when they…
  • Mon, 15:47: RT @thrasherxy: After being near where the NYPD pepper sprayed the Queer Liberation March today, & reading this, it feels like we are start…
  • Mon, 15:47: RT @mims: worse: may realize that their company is not a net benefit to society https://t.co/MMopmKiRL8
  • Mon, 15:48: RT @EdwardJDavey: This is a terrible decision by the govt. With unemployment rising, the economy flatlining and millions left with no suppo…
  • Mon, 15:50: RT @ScrtDrugAddict: Its great that everyone is tweeting the Samaritans helpline but suicide hasn't increased 200% since lockdown began Any…
  • Mon, 15:56: RT @lauraolin: [Jeff Foxworthy voice] If you’ve never refreshed SCOTUSBlog on a June morning to find out if your fundamental human rights w…
  • Mon, 16:00: RT @hacks4pancakes: Every couple years, someone reverse engineers a popular free social app, discovers it collects all the metadata it poss…
  • Mon, 16:00: RT @hacks4pancakes: To be clear, this is really bad. We’ve allowed these companies enough data to sell detailed profiles of us to advertise…
  • Mon, 16:01: RT @slightlylate: You can read this tweet many ways, but among the least responsible is the insinuation that -- in a firm where he maintain…
  • Mon, 16:02: RT @imbadatlife: @mrjamesob Reporting a rise in suicides is likely to lead to additional suicides though copycats, which is a well-evidence…
  • Mon, 17:34: RT @RetailProphet: No amount of public outcry mattered until advertisers pulled out. This is what it looks like when a company believes m…
  • Mon, 17:34: RT @Sarah_Woolley: CN: suicide/ mental health If someone doesn't understand the severity of sharing that lie about a '200% increase in sui…
  • Mon, 17:35: RT @thinkiamsad: "you're a boomer! stop hating on technology!" i think technology is the most important and powerful tool humanity has, I d…
  • Mon, 17:36: RT @NASAAmes: Space is for everyone. ❤️💛💛💚💙💜 This #Pride, meet members of our LGBTQ+ community and hear what Pride means to them. https://…
  • Mon, 17:37: RT @QasimRashid: "Today there is no systemic oppression against any particular race." Black & White use pot at ~same rate—Black Americans…
  • Mon, 17:37: RT @IanColdwater: If you use Palo-Alto firewalls with SAML -- particularly with GlobalProtect VPN -- you should patch this now, because it'…
  • Mon, 17:39: RT @timanderson: Miller also says more diverse teams are more productive, yet another reason to seek diversity in software dev
  • Mon, 17:39: RT @mims: This person spent the past few months building a miniature IBM 1401 data center from scratch and it’s amazing https://t.co/p35hu
  • Mon, 17:40: RT @johngapper: Dominic Cummings' words: government should be devolved and informed by scientists. Cummings' actions: government should be…
  • Mon, 17:44: RT @PaulEDawson: "Almost 8,000 new private jets are expected to be bought by multinational companies and the super-rich over the next decad…
  • Mon, 18:02: RT @JenGranholm: My millennial kids are thoughtfully asking these qs of me: do we need armed people to check whether a sleeping man in a We…
  • Mon, 18:02: RT @tpemurphy: Today @RingCentral is announcing "RingCentral Cloud PBX for Microsoft Teams" bringing enterprise phone capabilities (with 99…
  • Mon, 18:02: RT @khenidak: hey @Canonical this is not cool. motd is not a place for advertising. https://t.co/2lJMQ7Edto
  • Mon, 18:02: RT @unixterminal: @ralph_squillace @khenidak @Canonical Canonical uses motd to stay connected with our users, including telling them about…
  • Mon, 18:06: RT @OhNoSheTwitnt: 1920’s: Black people were fighting for equality and the poor were suffering while the rich prospered at their expense.…
  • Mon, 18:07: RT @Abebab: Predicting criminality from images of faces is pseudoscience because 1) criminal behaviour does NOT manifest on faces 2) when…
  • Mon, 18:08: RT @Casey_Mink: In 73 years not a single Black woman has won a Tony Award for playwriting, book-writing, composing, or directing but okay.…
  • Mon, 18:08: RT @sbisson: Found on Reddit r/Surface, an X-ray of a Surface Pro 7 suitable for screen wallpapers: https://t.co/UYObxoXG83
  • Mon, 18:08: RT @NPDSteveBaker: For w-e June 20 the big 4 (PCs, headphones, TVs, tablets) produced outsized revenue results. Sales in these core categor…
  • Mon, 18:09: RT @sogrady: been asked this a few times and have my own thoughts, but curious what other people think. assuming we have a vaccine eventual…
  • Mon, 20:28: RT @stevensanderson: Blazor WebAssembly’s next update made apps double in size vs the 3.2.0 release. Why?? Panic, a bunch of emergency mee…
  • Mon, 20:29: RT @ProMikeBaz: Two new #Azure exam betas today - the replacement Architect exams - AZ-303 and AZ-304: https://t.co/CHoygwXe33 https://t.co
  • Mon, 20:29: RT @jamestitcomb: This is the same Microsoft that handed Facebook its game streaming platform a week ago? https://t.co/MKO5B1hsLw
  • Mon, 20:30: RT @mkashman: Going to try this later on my walk, @MSPowerPoint *Presenter Coach* on @Android, to practice a presentation I have next week.…
  • Mon, 20:33: that 'turkeys who voted for Christmas find out what it means' thread gets better with the latest updates. I had won… https://t.co/UHWWYjOK89
  • Mon, 20:34: RT @threddyrex: My org shipped this plaque to a small number of employees who worked their tails off during the initial crisis. I’m so prou…
  • Mon, 20:41: RT @KarimTimer: @shanselman My team went from having constant zoom meetings, to having a minimal amount per day due to call burnout, to the…
  • Mon, 20:41: RT @JenMsft: Do you use Microsoft Planner? The engineering team is looking to talk to folks tomorrow about their experiences - call lines w…
  • Mon, 20:41: RT @helenhayes_: I've written to the Secretary of State for Culture on behalf of all my constituents who work in theatre & the performing a…
  • Mon, 20:42: RT @CAwkward: The people in the cult aren't coming out of it until the cult loses its hold on meaningful power. (& some of them are never…
  • Mon, 20:42: RT @CAwkward: "The only acceptable way to fight Nazis is to debate them respectfully on college campuses as if there are two equal sides to…
  • Mon, 20:43: RT @CAwkward: "You stated your point imperfectly and with what I deem is excess emotion, ergo, I don't have to care about other people, you…
  • Mon, 20:43: RT @FilmCritHULK: Well I'll be! Social media platforms are *finally* banning (some) voices and groups that promote hate speech and far righ…
  • Mon, 20:45: since Facebook is driven by money, expect some really intense Zuck-promises about wholesale reform soon� https://t.co/YzmDwNSLIU
  • Mon, 20:46: RT @tweetsupa: Buses stuck in congestion are a service cut. https://t.co/GlxNbUa4Mp
  • Mon, 20:47: RT @melissamcewen: It called itself "Welcome to Reddit's most active feminist community" and didn't explicitly state its anti-trans agenda,…
  • Mon, 20:48: RT @sabinenysa: If the videos look like this definitely RT, no more videos or photos of protestors’ faces they are being targeted by the g…
  • Mon, 20:49: RT @JGolden5: Just In: Adidas and Reebok are now pausing advertising on Facebook and Instagram globally through July. "Racist, discriminat…
  • Mon, 20:49: RT @copyconstruct: This is a helluva write up of Slack’s major outage in May by @lauralifts 💯 It’s one of those true distributed systems…
  • Mon, 20:49: RT @qDot: Apple now declining to implement Hardware WebAPIs, alongside Mozilla marking them harmful. Google is basically on their own now,…
  • Mon, 22:33: RT @BlackFreelance1: How much is the idea of “passion careers” grounded in the expectation of spending 62%+ of our waking hours each week a…
  • Mon, 22:33: RT @Pinsky: For anyone running #AdobeXD on Windows, an update was released today which adds 'click-to'drag' support for horizontal scrollin…
  • Mon, 22:35: RT @annehelen: An unfortunate byproduct of the popularity of the "Karen" descriptor is that a well-meaning reader just emailed me to let me…
  • Mon, 22:38: RT @parislees: Facts matter. Trans women like me have been using female facilities since before I was born. Before JK Rowling was born. You…
  • Mon, 22:38: RT @GalacticJonah: Hey. Non-binary is not some neutral third gender option between male and female. That literally defeats the whole point.…
  • Mon, 22:39: RT @stevefaulkner: keyboard support for native UI is vendor Accessibility 101 - Links inside Textviews cannot be activated by bluetooth ke…
  • Mon, 22:40: RT @Will_MI77: @maggiesMSFT @dataveld @marcorus In Power BI, use "drill down" and "drill up" to refer to the ability to explore the next le…
  • Mon, 22:42: did everyone already do the 'unshipped Windows Phone' takes?� https://t.co/mgQSvXeUxI
  • Mon, 22:43: RT @kylealden: I fully expect the ARM Mac dev kits have incredible performance, and future proper devices will be even better. But it's pro…
  • Mon, 22:43: RT @kylealden: That said, if I had a dev kit, I'd be comparing native ARM64 browser perf, which is more likely to reflect real world use an…
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