Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Tue, 13:01: RT @sbisson: Three of my favouritr novels in one volume. Stan is our guide to the little utopias of the heart. https://t.co/dsPpL3U3Pd
  • Tue, 13:03: RT @jennylayfluffy: All Ability Summit content is available @MSFTEnable YouTube channel! Two Keynote's, 20+ breakouts & a whole heap of pro…
  • Tue, 13:03: RT @PickardJE: press release also promises "£12bn affordable homes programme that will support up to 180k new affordable homes for ownershi…
  • Tue, 13:03: RT @PickardJE: curiously the PM didn't mention the planning changes that were pre-briefed in an embargoed pre-speech email, including: "Un…
  • Tue, 13:03: RT @jgownder: The British enslaved my African ancestors. They forced my Indian ancestors (in indentured servitude) from Tamil Nadu to South…
  • Tue, 13:04: RT @dsquareddigest: The rest of it is appalling enough but "scrapping the sick pay scheme in a care home" is neither more nor less than def…
  • Tue, 13:05: RT @moorehn: Not only is this completely true, but also as supplemental viewing I recommend this under appreciated scene from the 2000 rom-…
  • Tue, 13:05: RT @PaulBrandITV: 🔥 Theresa May furious about the sacking of Sir Mark Sedwill and his replacement by David Frost as National Security Advis…
  • Tue, 13:06: RT @annie_parker: 🔥🔥🔥🔥 https://t.co/7gjCal7dWV
  • Tue, 13:07: RT @monkchips: v good presentation from @vodafone at @pagerduty summit on its move to SRE approaches. really strong focus on delivering sel…
  • Tue, 13:07: RT @Abebab: .@vinayprabhu and I have been exploring large image datasets and more specifically, ImageNet. Preprint under review "Large im…
  • Tue, 13:08: RT @joncstone: boris johnson is playing a blinder by announcing a massive investment spree that doesn’t actually involve any investment, be…
  • Tue, 13:08: RT @hminto: And you can share caption correction with everyone attending the meeting. #accessibility https://t.co/19dqeMngbl
  • Tue, 13:08: RT @BBCRealityCheck: Comparing @BorisJohnson's programme with FDR's New Deal 90 years ago is tricky, but his £5bn investment is about 0.25%…
  • Tue, 13:08: RT @ntouk: “Purely applying technology to existing working practices or at the customer interface [won't] achieve the full benefits...Histo…
  • Tue, 13:09: RT @BethRigby: Labour have asked the PM to commit to extending furlough scheme for certain sectors (hospitality/travel) into next year. Ask…
  • Tue, 13:09: RT @LibDemLords: PNQ on David Frost: Govt decision making has been described as a shambles, does giving someone with no expert knowledge of…
  • Tue, 13:10: RT @StevePeers: The "ban" on travel from these countries is not absolute. Here are the exemptions in the Commission proposal. The final tex…
  • Tue, 13:10: RT @cheianov: 🤣 Just fed Michael Gove's "civil service" speech to authorship attribution software https://t.co/Vk83nLMzud using two cor…
  • Tue, 13:10: RT @lauraewaddell: Authors, last day to register for public lending rights payments! https://t.co/1PvW79K3oB
  • Tue, 13:11: RT @DrDSim: Failed at Churchill, failing at FDR. That only leaves Stalin, doesn't it?
  • Tue, 13:12: RT @garius: £5bn sounds like a big number. As an infra journo trust me, it isn't. Some maths: UK budget 2019: 810.2bn Av. UK household in…
  • Tue, 13:12: RT @JimMFelton: Imagine fleeing the waters, collapsing with relief on the beach only to hear the distinctive ding-a-ling sound of a gang of…
  • Tue, 13:14: RT @lujuher: Internet access is a human right. Broadening access to the internet and training/skilling opportunities will be our best bet f…
  • Tue, 13:15: RT @ZoeJardiniere: Today is Report Stage & 3rd Reading of the Immigration Bill in parliament. In this thread I've said the most important t…
  • Tue, 13:17: RT @hoopsomuah: I love reading a blog posts with the Edge read aloud feature. But I need somebody to please tell me how to fix the way thi…
  • Tue, 13:19: RT @garius: Has Boris Johnson compared his COVID experience to FDR's polio yet? Because you know that's the ENTIRE reason he's running wit…
  • Tue, 13:19: RT @StevePeers: If I were a newt, I would be donating to the Conservative party to level the playing field in the planning system [worst…
  • Tue, 13:19: RT @why0hy: The European publishers' campaign against the EU's planned #eprivacy regulation is the single most wrong-headed lobbying campai…
  • Tue, 13:19: RT @jesslynnrose: If I don't get this job, you should probably hire me. I bring an agenda and slides to any meeting I can because staying o…
  • Tue, 13:20: RT @mrjamesob: He's promising things that his own party has spent ten years voting against. Not for the first time, I wonder when his utter…
  • Tue, 13:20: RT @LibDemLords: Baroness Randerson: many universities have made massive contributions of equipment, research, and staffing to the fight ag…
  • Tue, 13:21: RT @lottelydia: william the conquerer has called, he wants to fight you https://t.co/0Z5Na1KSOl
  • Tue, 13:21: RT @KateForbesMSP: Germany announced a stimulus package of 4% of its GDP. The equivalent for the UK would be £80bn. So, not only is £5bn ey…
  • Tue, 13:21: RT @mrjamesob: Glad he mentioned statues. I was worried that he'd focus on the trivial stuff. Like the enormous death toll, the collapsing…
  • Tue, 13:21: RT @mpk: I joined Google in 2006. Had I told Larry and Sergey at TGIF that 14 years later Google would only be sanctioning white supremacis…
  • Tue, 13:21: RT @mrjamesob: This is a campaign speech. If you're making a campaign speech six months after winning an 80-seat majority, it's fair to say…
  • Tue, 13:22: RT @mzikmunddev: Multiplatform shouldn't be this easy. Messages built in @UnoPlatform. Windows 10, iOS, iPadOS, Android, macOS & #WebAssemb
  • Tue, 13:23: RT @Vicky_ACAB: I get the point of the "why aren't protests trending any more when they're still massive!" posts but I hope its become real…
  • Tue, 13:24: RT @niallm: I would hope that any SREs who have found themselves asked to alter or falsify data would also consider a brave resignation, li…
  • Tue, 13:25: RT @_ElizabethMay: BOOK REVIEWERS📢 My upcoming space opera SEVEN DEVILS is available for request on Netgalley! @gollancz will be approving…
  • Tue, 13:25: RT @bensmithuk: So grateful to be back in work, but there's 3m people who aren't and have had *no* financial support at all. How long coul…
  • Tue, 13:26: RT @CommuMx: we've only been under lockdown for 4 months but any time yall want to learn how to mute your zoom while like, banging pots, th…
  • Tue, 13:28: RT @StefSimanowitz: 12/. The govt is PAYING newspapers & websites run positive stories about their handling of the #coronavirus crisis. It…
  • Tue, 13:28: RT @KitGonzo: My fury can barely be contained. This was entirely predictable, and parents returned their kids to schools based on advice fr…
  • Tue, 13:30: RT @carolecadwalla: The advertising boycott of Facebook is totally genius. Finally - *FINALLY* - something’s working. It is extraordinary t…
  • Tue, 13:30: RT @BBCRealityCheck: A misleading tweet claiming "suicide figures are up 200% since lockdown" has been shared more than 31,000 times on Twi…
  • Tue, 13:30: RT @fleetstreetfox: TRANSLATION: Outsourced, inexperienced, Serco tracers traced 0.63 people each. Trained PHE officials found 112 people…
  • Tue, 13:34: RT @NeolithicSheep: Still really really uncomfortable with the way other white people are focusing on the wife of that pair in St Louis as…
  • Tue, 13:34: RT @jdportes: Very sharp by @hugorifkind on debate, free speech, and the "marketplace of ideas" https://t.co/iH3ylkwA6z https://t.co/ns2RR
  • Tue, 13:41: RT @PaulDJohnston: Just saw someone in tech say a service that costs "$8 bucks a month" was for "rich people" and then someone else say "it…
  • Tue, 13:42: RT @twlldun: Look, it’s spelled “defund the police”, but it’s *pronounced* “let’s properly fund social work, youth opportunity, jobs and ho…
  • Tue, 13:43: RT @DavidHenigUK: Preparing for border checks from January. I think the change in the UK's trading relationships from Jan 1 may come as a b…
  • Tue, 13:45: RT @PyTorch: The Computer Vision Recipes repository by researchers at Microsoft provides examples and best practice guidelines for building…
  • Tue, 13:45: RT @christineburns: Privilege is having the victims of prejudice do the work to “educate” powerful abusers, on the charitable and naive ass…
  • Tue, 13:46: RT @M_Z_Harrison: HELLO. Are you planning any building work? Could you potentially include a swift brick to allow these incredible birds to…
  • Tue, 13:46: RT @IanDunt: 'We expected an announcement to protect the health and safety of refugees in asylum accommodation. It never came' - @refugeeco
  • Tue, 14:54: so last night I dreamt I was explaining this *amazing* feature in Exchange to someone and I woke up really wanting… https://t.co/3C6BttXLE5
  • Tue, 14:59: RT @archer_rs: New message from idiot son. If all this can be "fixed" on Friday he says he will take my wife and I out for a "bloody good…
  • Tue, 15:02: RT @TheClippy: It looks like you’re wearing a face mask. Good.
  • Tue, 15:03: RT @lancewmccarthy: @sinclairinat0r You should be able to hear both at the same time. For example, play music on the phone, then change the…
  • Tue, 15:03: RT @jburnmurdoch: NEW with @AndyBounds, @sarahnev & @Laura_K_Hughes: The UK government’s published numbers of new cases at local authority…
  • Tue, 15:04: RT @antirez: Today I'm stepping down as Redis leader and maintainer. I published a blog post about this: https://t.co/QQi34BuX4G Thanks R…
  • Tue, 15:06: RT @shahedC: Pro tip: don’t laugh at how your coworkers pronounce words in English, *especially* if English is not their first language.…
  • Tue, 15:06: RT @divinetechygirl: “These HOLMIUM attacks typically started with intensive password spray against exposed Active Directory Federation Ser…
  • Tue, 15:07: RT @BethanCantrell: Making the point very clear, as usual. & a quick read. “Black culture created the label Karen, but white culture crea…
  • Tue, 15:07: RT @tsunamino: Engineering leaders: this is an important way to test the maturity of your D&I efforts and how well those BLM tweets transla…
  • Tue, 15:09: RT @dotnetfdn: Save the date .NET Conf: Focus on Microservices. Featured speakers include Jessica Deen, Scott Hunter, Kelsey Hightower, Bre…
  • Tue, 15:11: RT @kurtsh: Organizing a multi-track virtual conference with Microsoft Teams Live Events: a technical playbook and lessons learned > #COLLA
  • Tue, 15:12: RT @JimPethokoukis: GOLDMAN SACHS: "We find a national [facemask] mandate could ... cut the daily growth rate of confirmed cases by 1.0pp t…
  • Tue, 15:14: RT @seldo: Your daily reminder that it's a goddamn miracle you are awake and functioning in the middle of a generational crisis, far less d…
  • Tue, 15:15: RT @TheCriticBooks: Rozenberg concludes: “Far from being enemies of the people, judges are just about the only friends we have.” I agree, s…
  • Tue, 15:20: I'm pretty sure head teacher have plenty of things to do that having to *become their own catering supplier* so tha… https://t.co/7kx6jqmHGz
  • Tue, 15:21: RT @tsunamino: Non-Black folks: using Black gifs as a reaction is digital blackface. Try animal gifs or cartoons instead! https://t.co/FgDL
  • Tue, 15:21: RT @TheTinaVasquez: I’ve lost count of the number of times women of color in my life have entered inequitable work environments, done every…
  • Tue, 15:23: RT @PlatformLondon: 🇺🇸FDR New Deal: 40% of GDP 🇩🇪German stimulus: 4% of GDP 🇬🇧UK ‘New Deal’: 0.2% of GDP Johnson’s £5 billion announced t…
  • Tue, 15:24: RT @CGLambdin: Weinberg's first two laws of consulting are gold. 1) In spite of what the customer says, there is always a problem. 2) No…
  • Tue, 15:26: RT @davemacladd: Boris Johnson in his head is Churchill and Roosevelt but in reality is Benny Hill and Harold Shipman
  • Tue, 15:28: RT @RikeFranke: Oh my God look at these differences!!! 😳😳 Poll answers from France, Germany, and the US on which country is the most influe…
  • Tue, 15:28: RT @RikeFranke: Which country is the most influential in Europe? Germans say Germany: 76% France: 9% UK: 6% French Germany: 72% France:…
  • Tue, 15:30: RT @DavidHenigUK: Some possible additional context. One of the biggest fault lines in the 2010-2015 government was between the security est…
  • Tue, 15:30: RT @PeteApps: Boris Johnson says "newt counting" is the cause of slow building in the UK. According to the Conservative Party's own detai…
  • Tue, 15:30: RT @_Ninji: google be like “i know a place” and they take you there and then they close it down
  • Tue, 15:30: RT @BenKentish: We have no way of knowing whether the government has met Boris Johnson’s pledge of all Covid-19 test results (apart from po…
  • Tue, 15:38: RT @sbisson: Over at @techrepublic I drill down into the enterprise features of the mobile @MicrosoftTeams apps, including the upcoming Wal…
  • Tue, 15:39: RT @Bob_Wachter: 13/ So even in CA, with masking & distancing mandates, many people got sloppy. On top of that, our lucky streak came to a…
  • Tue, 15:40: RT @Bob_Wachter: 19/ As @GavinNewsom said today, 19 CA counties (~70% of state population) now on watchlist because of surges. Bars closing…
  • Tue, 15:41: you meet people� https://t.co/KFb59sjQUI
  • Tue, 15:44: RT @TheRealDoctorT: Before we leave for the day, I tell the intensivist I’m going to write about her. She is exhausted, her face marked wi…
  • Tue, 15:44: RT @TheRealDoctorT: On the elevator to the garage, I run into the patient’s respiratory therapist. I tell her I’m going to write about the…
  • Tue, 15:44: RT @Jeremy_Hunt: With respect this is codswallop. Our challenges have had absolutely nothing to do with universal healthcare, indeed the re…
  • Tue, 15:45: RT @AlfDubs: It's extremely disappointing that the government has emailed Conservative MPs telling them to vote today against giving refuge…
  • Tue, 15:45: RT @dennybritz: Me: It’s not so much about the model. It’s more important to collect the right data, clean it, find good inductive biases,…
  • Tue, 15:46: RT @BrynnTannehill: I don't think anything I've seen so perfectly captures why there's no way the US is going to be getting on top of COVID…
  • Tue, 15:47: RT @mpk: Incident after incident when employees asked "Why are we tolerating these bigots?" and the reply always came down - free speech, w…
  • Tue, 15:48: RT @ericlaw: 👀 TLS Deprecation also coming to Chrome and Edge real soon now. https://t.co/sHHKIHgq99
  • Tue, 15:48: RT @jongallant: RepoZ is cool. It adds current branch to Windows Explorer title bar and lets you quickly find any local repo on your machin…
  • Tue, 15:49: RT @jonlis1: Although we should note that May cares so much about national security that she appointed Boris Johnson to oversee MI6
  • Tue, 17:19: this is such a good (and I'm sure personally painful) thread about our society's toxic body shaming� https://t.co/LKtEOO6aXL
  • Tue, 17:28: RT @rachelyhe_: I want to know why computer science programs have no tech ethics course requirements when the industry promises students th…
  • Tue, 17:29: RT @ReneVe6a: Bill Gates said he was disappointed in the U.S. leadership on managing the coronavirus pandemic. In Microsoft culture 'disapp…
  • Tue, 17:30: RT @caro_milanesi: "We must assure that no-one is left behind "as we work on recovering from the economic inequity that #COVID19 driven une…
  • Tue, 18:09: RT @SQLAllFather: This is a big deal: If you or someone you know is in need of training to gain/regain employment in the global dumpster fi…
  • Tue, 18:36: RT @rosamunde_vb: I am looking for a new #PhD candidate to work with me and Paul De Hert @LSTSblog on big data, democracy and fundamental r…
  • Tue, 18:37: RT @marbtweeting: Join to the WinUI discussion about the deployment mechanisms. We are looking for feedback: https://t.co/2PObjGxzmk
  • Tue, 18:37: RT @pleasantlytwstd: He actually said the community lacked nuance on account of, again, I shit you not: "language is always changing, if we…
  • Tue, 18:39: RT @LeaKissner: @iMeluny 2. Paperwork-work is annoying. If you teach product teams that privacy/security/anti-abuse are annoying checkboxes…
  • Tue, 18:41: RT @krmarko: Would love to see this broken out between #cloud, both IaaS and SaaS, operators and enterprises. Suspect it would confirm a si…
  • Tue, 18:41: RT @horaciog: Lesson 1 in "The Monopolist Handbook": Deny you have a monopoly. For maximum effect do it frequently and with an air on indig…
  • Tue, 18:43: RT @seaotta: Heyooo look at all the different things the Issues panel is flagging in @EdgeDevTools running @webhintio checks too! #webdev #…
  • Tue, 18:44: RT @OfficeInsider: In 1 hour #OfficeInsiders, we're opening our phone lines from 11 AM - 1 PM PT to talk to Microsoft Planner users about t…
  • Tue, 18:45: RT @Microsoft: To help job-seekers, we’re providing free access to resources, including Microsoft Learn content and 10 LinkedIn Learning pa…
  • Tue, 18:46: RT @ddzumba: Accessibility fixes around Narrator announcements and keyboard focus in latest Microsoft To Do for Windows 10 update. https://…
  • Tue, 18:47: RT @Microsoft365: Announcing STOCKHISTORY, the newest member of the @msexcel function family. Easily pull historical stock prices into your…
  • Tue, 18:47: RT @RozKaveney: Just in case my friends and admirers don't understand... This means I will never be able to go very far from my flat or ri…
  • Tue, 18:47: RT @MsftSecIntel: Keep antivirus, firewall, MFA, other protections enabled on Exchange servers. If you’re worried about the impact of secur…
  • Tue, 18:48: RT @jonlis1: Not sure how many times this needs to be said, but if you’re on the left and would rather have a hard-right nationalist Tory g…
  • Tue, 18:49: RT @BruceDawson0xB: VS optionally ships with clang-cl (clang for Windows) but doesn't put it in the path. Upvote this issue if you would fi…
  • Tue, 18:49: RT @annierpalmer: Amazon has declined to share the # of cases at warehouses, arguing the number isn't useful. However, the memo shows Amazo…
  • Tue, 18:51: RT @NerdPyle: Our Storage Migration Service intern Christine is working on a new scenario & needs feedback on your organization's DFSN & DF…
  • Tue, 18:53: RT @eevee: the wild thing about cries for "ideological diversity" — i.e., "your group doesn't have enough racism and that excludes racists"…
  • Tue, 18:53: RT @asheshbadani: This is WAY OVERDUE..."If any person or groups of people feel unwelcome because of the language being used in a community…
  • Tue, 18:54: RT @beccalew: It is extremely strange to see YouTube's policy decisions vacillate wildly depending on whatever the public is paying attenti…
  • Tue, 18:54: RT @ClintRutkas: This release has over 100 fixes. Tons of PT Run search improvements, improved threading model for FancyZones, and an impr…
  • Tue, 18:54: RT @ClintRutkas: Today we're releasing #powerToys 0.19. We focused on customer feedback, quality, and stability this release. https://t.co/
  • Tue, 18:58: RT @KarenCampe: @ashleyn1cole @TheRaDR Here's a great resource for interrupting racist conversations. From Carmen Xiomara Urbina (Deputy Di…
  • Tue, 18:59: RT @edbott: When you have to be this specific in telling your community "Don't be an asshole," you're not running a social media service, y…
  • Tue, 19:00: RT @mekkaokereke: Stack rank all the people in the world, with highest net worth at the front and lowest net worth at the back. Take the po…
  • Tue, 19:04: somewhere between a sovereign and a baker's dozen� https://t.co/BayGkzVKst
  • Tue, 19:06: RT @MattRosoff: Amazon internal memo reveals Minnesota warehouse workers infected with coronavirus at higher rate than surrounding area --…
  • Wed, 00:51: RT @cinnamon_msft: Cascadia Code is now a variable font and has shipped in Windows Terminal and Windows Terminal Preview! 🤩 If you want a…
  • Wed, 00:53: RT @davemakes: love how last year apple specifically said they were building a platform for short narrative games that had become impossibl…
  • Wed, 00:53: RT @lackingceremony: Reclaiming is always a complicated, prolonged, messy process. But for "queer," more than any other word I can think of…
  • Wed, 00:54: RT @brent_murphy: Today @elastic opened a public detection rules repo! We believe in the power of open source and community. This will allo…
  • Wed, 00:54: RT @_inside: LOL apparently my work in AirBuddy 2 is so convincing that it’s being shared around as being a feature of macOS Big Sur https:…
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