Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Wed, 13:09: RT @MicrosoftStream: #Microsoft365 Live Events and remote work - This on-demand session walks through a detailed setup of a live event and…
  • Wed, 13:10: RT @_Floodlight: The idea of a "personal carbon footprint" was popularized by BP, the world's 6th largest polluter. They knew that passing…
  • Wed, 13:12: RT @MicrosoftUK: Level up your editing efficiency on @Microsoft Word with these speedy shortcuts! ⚡ Did we miss your favourite? Let us kno…
  • Wed, 13:12: RT @SpillerOfTea: I love how the BBC frames the corrupt and unjustifiable appointment of a person with no public health credentials and a l…
  • Wed, 13:13: RT @rozzie: Never forget: VisiCalc, 1-2-3, Excel introduced everyone to functional programming. Notes users used @functions to build fields…
  • Wed, 13:14: RT @drogier: I stutter. I was teased a lot for it. Last week I saw something cruel happen to a fellow stutterer. @seanhannity teased Biden…
  • Wed, 13:14: RT @Darmour_MSFT: An #AzureStackHub integrated system can range in size from 4-16 servers, called a scale unit. Integrated systems are join…
  • Wed, 13:15: RT @ENBrown: "Section 230 was never meant to require neutrality," said former Sen. Christopher Cox, who co-authored the law 25 years ago. "…
  • Wed, 13:15: RT @bfrancis: The Rust project is being spun out from Mozilla and will operate as its own foundation. Long may it continue. https://t.co/sP
  • Wed, 13:16: RT @Birdyword: At Princeton University, students in a Chinese politics class will now use codes instead of names on their work to protect t…
  • Wed, 13:27: RT @evelyndouek: Read the whole thread, but this is the crucial point: platforms need clear policies in advance both to ensure fast respons…
  • Wed, 13:27: RT @GrayInGlasgow: 1) Unionism: '55% is an overwhelming landslide result!' 2) 55% support independence. 3) Unionism: 'No, not that 55%.'
  • Wed, 13:27: RT @robwormald: The storm moved north up the coast and through SF and further north, and you can see the literal trail of fire it left in i…
  • Wed, 13:27: RT @churchill_alex: When you find a meme and it was just MADE for you lol 😂 https://t.co/iD2N018oZF
  • Wed, 13:30: RT @DHowett: I’m looking for people who are frustrated with the console/windows subsystem split on Windows. You know, the one that makes it…
  • Wed, 13:30: RT @richturn_ms: Hey Windows command-line fans: Ever executed, for example, `foo /?` and expected helptext in your Console/Terminal but get…
  • Wed, 13:33: RT @PrivacyMatters: the "aim of the sandbox [is] to show that data protection can be combined with real world innovative solutions." It's…
  • Wed, 13:33: RT @purassan: “Culture isn’t based on where you are located, it’s based on how people interact. How do people work together? How do people…
  • Wed, 13:33: RT @pez_sez: Who is this nameless vice-chancellor who speaks for the nation? https://t.co/4mb2UqGxWx
  • Wed, 13:35: RT @BellaSankey: This must stop. It is unthinkable that @ukhomeoffice is now detaining unaccompanied children for an unspecified period of…
  • Wed, 13:35: RT @sianberry: This is an emergency. The eviction ban ends in a few days and MUST be extended. 🏠Tens of thousands of renters already face…
  • Wed, 13:35: RT @cstross: Reminder that the Tory austerity agenda has cut government agencies back so far this decade that you can fly-tip 50,000 TONS O…
  • Wed, 13:36: RT @ChristopherJM: Belarusian state TV is back up and running even through hundreds of employees walked off the job to protest censorship,…
  • Wed, 13:36: RT @lottelydia: @FionaBowler @avoiding_bears Not to mention the fact that the people who urge you to learn to say 'no' are often (not alway…
  • Wed, 13:36: RT @Robertc1970: So it wasn’t that my post about sexist men in professional organisations had a swear word in it, it was because someone to…
  • Wed, 13:37: RT @cl: If you are part of the PowerShell, SQL Server or GitHub community, check for your content on this domain. The person stole a ton of…
  • Wed, 13:38: RT @r0wdy_: Pihole for cars https://t.co/6wUvgq7B5p
  • Wed, 13:39: RT @_ElizabethMay: When @LR_Lam released their book GOLDILOCKS, she had occasional tweets about Men Review Goldilocks. It's fascinating to…
  • Wed, 13:39: RT @Soc_of_Authors: Every month our Advisors put their heads together and write about the pitfalls in author contracts and what to look out…
  • Wed, 13:40: RT @cstross: Srsly, this decade has ABSOLUTELY SLAUGHTERED the desirability of “conspiracy theories are real” as a trope in fiction. Just d…
  • Wed, 13:49: RT @_brohrer_: [ML] researchers who fail to realize this and expect tools to work ‘off the shelf’ often wind up creating ineffective models…
  • Wed, 13:50: RT @lukOlejnik: Interesting malware that targets macOS developers and infects programming projects. Targets developers and maybe users (sup…
  • Wed, 13:52: RT @rossrubin: Oracle: "Thanks for nominating me, Microsoft! I'd like to nominate HPE, Salesforce, and IBM to take the TikTok Bid Challenge…
  • Wed, 13:52: RT @katebevan: Nerdy but important and useful discussion here on the legal basis for contact-tracing apps 👇👇 https://t.co/UPNFhGZZav
  • Wed, 13:52: RT @ralph_squillace: "Without those three companies, the return on owning S&P 500 stocks — including dividend payments — would have been ne…
  • Wed, 13:53: RT @rebeccaludavis: Once a black sheep genre no one would touch, sci-fi is now one of the most appealing to Beijing. China has issued new g…
  • Wed, 13:53: RT @luis_g_jr: I was told I got a promotion today. A Mexican-American kid from the border whose parents only wanted us to have opportunitie…
  • Wed, 14:47: the *big* disadvantage of pinned PWAs versus Store PWAs/native apps; if you have a browser like @MSEdgeDev canary that restarts and refreshes itself (or maybe just crashes) then your pinned PWA also closes while you're in the middle of writing a DM
  • Wed, 14:52: Kubernetes 1.19 getting secrets v2 (finally) and IPv6 on Windows (finally finally)
  • Wed, 15:05: RT @holly: Saving this for future use! (From https://t.co/t1J6xiMWue) https://t.co/OYAtKNRi2v
  • Wed, 15:19: MDN hasn't stood for Mozilla Docs since 2017 (the Edge team made over 5k edits to the doc repo) and it became a central web dev documentation hub; maybe this is a good time to find a way to emphasize that it's an open doc community https://t.co/HsPBEyim6a
  • Wed, 15:22: RT @DmitryOpines: Apropos of nothing, here is my favorite cartoon from Australia's own boat-borne asylum seeker hysteria. I believe the ar…
  • Wed, 15:23: RT @codepo8: 🛠Browser Devtools tip: You can take a screenshot of your web site inside a phone just by using the developer tools. https://t…
  • Wed, 15:34: when my PC reboots from a blue/green screen so fast that it's back by the time I've lifted it off my lap and picked up the PC already open next to me and opened OneNote to carry on typing, it *shouldn't* be disruptive; but it is because Windows isn't opening my damn open apps ;(
  • Wed, 15:42: you're not 'passively' running any app in Windows that you haven't opened and run and left running. If you don't want Candy Crush or any other app running, don't open it and forget to close it! https://t.co/8kMZ6zWoNe https://t.co/e3CA0xbBcX
  • Wed, 15:50: Facebook is the Florida of the Internet 🤣🤣🤣 https://t.co/GczhDhgqfG
  • Wed, 15:54: RT @Arlodottxt: A lot of effort went into this one, and it's finally published! Read about @UnoPlatform and their journey to transform the…
  • Wed, 16:00: I didn't let them stick around long enough to confirm that the energy provider sending people door to door in an effing pandemic trying to get people to switch providers is EDF but this is the absolute height of irresponsibility; glad the Arlo doorbell makes it easy to screen
  • Wed, 16:01: RT @mattleibow: So... #SkiaSharp v2 has gone stable!!! Incredible new features and options for you to play with! We are talking ARM, Musl,…
  • Wed, 16:02: RT @Jon_Ayre: The #ALevelResults algorithm - an explanatory analogy It's okay to write an algorithm to predict how many people will be inj…
  • Wed, 16:02: RT @HowellONeill: New: NSO Group CEO Shalev Hulio says the surveillance industry is going dark: “The industry is going away from regulation…
  • Wed, 16:03: RT @HowellONeill: Hulio described “export regulation shelters” that, like tax shelters, are abused to sell spyware with far less lawful ove…
  • Wed, 16:04: RT @onedrive: Enjoy a familiar book-like experience for reading textbooks, e-books, PDFs, or long documents stored in your #OneDrive app fo…
  • Wed, 16:05: RT @mjc_associates: We did find a complete box of chocolates, from the 1940s - rationed contraband perhaps? All the chocolates had gone, bu…
  • Wed, 16:06: I may have lived in this house in a previous life because I scatter pins like this wherever I go ;)� https://t.co/2F96yywINF
  • Wed, 16:12: RT @GicAriana: “BILD can confirm reports that the Kremlin is using Russian Air Force transport planes to fly national guards to #Belarus. A…
  • Wed, 16:12: RT @counternotions: Epic CEO Tim Sweeney is mulling over the idea of suing $AAPL for having a monopoly over $2-trillion market caps, source…
  • Wed, 16:12: RT @kid_jenius: @RubberNinja @LyleRath @Lexivine "you have been passively running candy crush" Not quite correct. Clarification: This set…
  • Wed, 16:15: RT @richburroughs: The worst kept secret in k8s is that multitenancy isn’t great. Namespaces don’t solve all of the problems. #KubeCon
  • Wed, 16:19: RT @BKCHarvard: “Tech companies are taking advantage of our generosity, fear, isolation, and resignation caused by the pandemic to collect…
  • Wed, 17:04: I'm listening to a panel that touches on Kubernetes in cars and boy howdie do I want any car makers implementing this to be really really good at namespaces
  • Wed, 17:06: RT @jaydestro: If you're watching along at #KubeCon and want to build an @Azure Kubernetes Service Cluster with some help, clone this repo…
  • Wed, 17:09: RT @leonzandman: Shocker: iPod software was being developed on Windows computers! https://t.co/Gs5rNm9Hcg https://t.co/duWvxl6B7R
  • Wed, 17:09: RT @kmwilcox_: Railing on someone for being on meds for ADHD, bipolar disorder, etc., is like railing on someone for being on meds for stre…
  • Wed, 17:10: RT @CatamyKX: So excited to unveil the New Xbox Experience! Our team has been working super hard to deliver a united platform for communiti…
  • Wed, 17:10: RT @samsmithnz: If you have an Azure DevOps YAML pipeline, I'd love it if you could pop it into my GitHub Actions converter and give feedba…
  • Wed, 17:11: RT @markhachman: Xbox update en route, with a Home screen which will load more than 50 percent faster when you boot your Xbox, and 30 perce…
  • Wed, 17:12: RT @MarcoDalPino: Welcoming Pachyderm to the M12 portfolio https://t.co/CMuZHryKby #MSFTAdvocate
  • Wed, 17:12: RT @fsideco: #HotChips2020 is a wrap. Key theme that materialized is the "beyond Moore's Law" approach. Majority of chip vendors emphasized…
  • Wed, 17:15: RT @oliagavrysh: New WebView2 control for WPF, WinForms and WinUI 3 apps will help you bring the best of the Web into your .NET desktop app…
  • Wed, 17:15: RT @_HeatherWalker: Internal sources say mail sorting machines are being dismantled at downtown GR post office. Process started yesterday.…
  • Wed, 17:18: RT @IanDunt: These are the really key political points, I think, which still make a deal more likely than not. Johnson likely to make a las…
  • Wed, 17:20: RT @krmarko: .@Azure matches @GCPcloud w/ @nvidia A100 instances using Rome CPUs. Impressive scaling for #DeepLearning workloads: “clusters…
  • Wed, 17:31: RT @mozthunderbird: @stshank @Paul__Walsh @ericlaw We receive no funding from MoCo. The Thunderbird Council, elected by community contribut…
  • Wed, 17:31: RT @stshank: I think somebody is misunderstanding the cryptography term "shared secret." https://t.co/FHjv7U8d8V
  • Wed, 17:32: RT @iansherr: NEW Statement from Apple: It wants to keep Epic and its tools in the app store, if not for Epic breaking the rules. https://t…
  • Wed, 17:39: RT @stshank: @PeteMC666 The best Big Iron tidbit for me was learning that IBM zaps their test mainframes with proton beams to see ensure th…
  • Wed, 18:06: fictional entities - characters in a book or film - are social objects like money, corporations or marriage (from the annual Oxford Philosophy magazine). hmmm. I call money a consensual fiction: it exists because we believe in it as described. does that apply to corporatehood?
  • Wed, 19:16: RT @mipsytipsy: it surprises people to find SREs on teams that are big into serverless (like the excellent engineering team at @fender). i…
  • Wed, 20:01: OK, it's Octopus energy sending people *door to door* in a pandemic to 'talk about how to save energy' aka persuade you to switch suppliers; not even *slightly* responsible behaviour
  • Wed, 20:54: Remember I said #NodeXL was coming to #PowerBI as a visualisation? there is a LOT of info crammed in there and this is just the v1 - 12 panes of data! this is going to be a fascinating way to explore hashtags https://t.co/Z5Jnd2e3Bl
  • Wed, 21:32: RT @hellsop: @SwiftOnSecurity in the early 1990s, I helped install the OCR kit that barcodes mail by reading handwritten cities and zipcode…
  • Wed, 21:44: RT @karaswisher: To be fair I don’t wish @dkhos bad or good luck either. I’ve no skin here as he does and the workers do, except as a regul…
  • Wed, 21:46: Mellanox was a good buy for Nvidia� https://t.co/ctV8icJ5U8
  • Wed, 21:47: RT @LyalinDotCom: Xamarin.Forms community has been asking for this and I'm happy to announce that it's coming in Visual Studio 2019 16.8 Pr…
  • Wed, 21:51: RT @neil_neilzone: Hilarious-because-it’s-true video about #freelance invoice woes. If you’re a freelancer or small business in England or…
  • Wed, 21:54: RT @ekp: TIL people still use "the pipeline" and "diversity lowers the bar" to excuse tech bias in hiring, promoting and generally https://…
  • Wed, 21:55: RT @appcompatguy: @TashasEv I tweet about it when I'm writing stuff like that. Such as ATL Thunk Emulation for Data Execution Prevention.…
  • Wed, 21:56: RT @tuna_gezer: Since its already out there for 3 weeks, anyone discovered the new "Unified Tenant-Wide Search" experience in the #AzureAD
  • Wed, 21:56: RT @AirbnbEng: Learn about how we used codemods to accelerate migration from JavaScript to TypeScript at Airbnb. https://t.co/s1WihkfD1F
  • Thu, 01:00: even with all the mains-powered fire alarms deciding to beep despite there being no fire, smoke or even steam, tonight was definitely going better before the moth flew into my face and made me flinch with a wine glass; it was empty but we have one less Riedel O
  • Thu, 01:04: RT @XboxJuan4K: I live in Anaheim My little girl misses Disneyland so much it’s been closed since Coved19 today I had the chance to take he…
  • Thu, 01:05: RT @_HeatherWalker: .@USPS GR Patterson location has pieces of the mail sorting machines out in the parking lot. @WOODTV https://t.co/Ouugj
  • Thu, 01:07: RT @drewnoakes: .NET devs using @VisualStudio, please spare a few minutes to help improve your tools: https://t.co/hdzPYCWQoI
  • Thu, 01:07: RT @shirinnada: @francois_bach Understanding your users is a humbling experience. You think you get them until you find another thing to q…
  • Thu, 01:09: RT @hypervisible: “If a student leaves campus without permission, the app will alert the school, and the student’s ID card will be locked a…
  • Thu, 01:11: RT @myrkitty: A yearlong investigation by @grist and @typeinvestigate found this Florida school district has been leasing land to the sugar…
  • Thu, 01:11: RT @jensimmons: You know how leading always felt kind of broken/weird in web typography? Yeah, that’s because it is. The CSSWG is working…
  • Thu, 01:17: RT @GossiTheDog: This is cool - in Microsoft Threat Protection you can already use advanced hunting to search endpoint and email logs, and…
  • Thu, 01:18: RT @RyanSmithAT: At long last, NVIDIA's datacenter business has surpassed their gaming business. The Mellanox acquisition distorts things a…
  • Thu, 01:20: RT @GeoffRBennett: NBC News Exclusive: A day after #USPS Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said he was suspending changes critics blame for s…
  • Thu, 01:22: RT @IGD_News: Anarchist hip-hop artist @mcsole, who many IGD podcast listeners know as the artist behind our opening theme music was purged…
  • Thu, 01:25: this is becoming a more important question for the web: who gets a seat at the table defining de facto and de iure standards (little flashback for Chris!) � https://t.co/btNb5ZoJ54
  • Thu, 01:28: RT @eustace_stephen: There are so many #Onederful resources out there, but this is probably one of the most comprehensive & visually appeal…
  • Thu, 01:30: RT @matthewstoller: Uber loses a lot of money, so it will use this labor law as an excuse to raise prices. It's completely bullshit that th…
  • Thu, 01:32: we had this for dinner: pancetta, red (bell) pepper, baby plum tomatoes (fried in the oil from the pancetta though we added olive oil and served with pesto) but mix the pasta with the sauce before you serve it� https://t.co/g3erTGscms
  • Thu, 01:32: RT @jongallant: Y'all see that the #AzureSDK AzureCliCredential is now GA? You now have secretless dev locally with AzureCliCredential and…
  • Thu, 01:33: RT @CodeWisdom: "If you lie to the compiler, it will get its revenge." — Henry Spencer
  • Thu, 01:36: RT @ThreeDPat: Just how was the Immortal Hulk allowed to be made? It’s far to good. It calls out the hypocrisy of the Marvel Uinverse. It…
  • Thu, 01:37: RT @MicroSFF: The mindstate recorder let you relive a captured feeling for a couple of minutes. The marketing hinted heavily at sexual clim…
  • Thu, 01:37: RT @Viss: for those that haven't been in it for more than 5 years, this explains why people make bizarre decisions that are difficult to ou…
  • Thu, 01:39: RT @KUOW: By the time Postmaster General Louis DeJoy halted a raft of changes that might slow down the U.S. mail, the Postal Service had al…
  • Thu, 01:40: RT @koujaku: Tomorrow at 9am-2pm PDT, Microsoft is hosting a VR event for devs! I'm super excited to be the host for a wealth of VR knowled…
  • Thu, 01:41: RT @ClientJournoExp: Quite https://t.co/mbJ64unXA0 https://t.co/D3ZjxBeVT7
  • Thu, 01:42: RT @KimCrayton1: Tech has NEVER been neutral or apolitical Also, remember that this company has NEVER been profitable Whatever “success”…
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