Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Thu, 12:12: The Greenland ice sheet has melted past the point of no return | you can actually see the year it went non linear. Hello rising sea level https://t.co/7IcxXjUjPO
  • Thu, 12:25: RT @airavn: "Stop hiding behind your platform. Accept responsibility for what you stock, sell and advertise. And take responsibility for yo…
  • Thu, 12:25: RT @alisonkilling: Just out - we've spent the past two years locating and investigating China's network of prison camps. we found 268 new f…
  • Thu, 12:26: RT @dubenko_: terrible phone number inputs VR edition - length between your hands https://t.co/Di4i0AWDCi
  • Thu, 12:29: RT @tomwarren: Microsoft Flight Simulator players are flying directly into Hurricane Laura https://t.co/OAFdiYl2br https://t.co/8jXrYJhjjm
  • Thu, 12:29: RT @PippaMusgrave1: @mrjamesob A quiet reminder that Prime Ministers of sovereign states appoint EU commissioners not 'unelected EU bureauc…
  • Thu, 12:30: RT @ntouk: it's not just understanding what's already been done before, but more importantly *why* it didn't work — otherwise it's in dange…
  • Thu, 12:30: RT @DinahRoseQC: A video that would have been unthinkable a few years ago now barely raises a shrug. This is how our institutions are degra…
  • Thu, 12:30: RT @ntouk: hopefully this will start with a meaningful discovery—e.g. the x-govt work on data & APIs over several decades (e.g. establishin…
  • Thu, 12:31: RT @geofftech: With @BeingCharley at Euston to see the awesome Avanti Pride Train, we made a little video which will be out later … #ThePro
  • Thu, 12:31: RT @sqlgrrl: The other day the 17 yo was having a bad day. I started offering suggestions. He very calmly and gently said, “I don’t need to…
  • Thu, 12:32: RT @Joannechocolat: TFW you notice that your new book is being downloaded for free before it even goes on sale, having been uploaded to a p…
  • Thu, 12:32: RT @mapo1: Worried about privacy implications of the AR cloud? Check out our privacy preserving structure-from-motion work presented today…
  • Thu, 12:37: RT @rachmackay: Oh good, it’s the time of year where I have to explain to the TV Licensing Authority why King George III hasn’t paid his TV…
  • Thu, 12:37: RT @ImIncorrigible: Caller asked about how he used to feel about welfare claimants before he had to make a claim. "I've always believed th…
  • Thu, 12:38: RT @HealthRegLawyer: @BarristerSecret EXACTLY. The Home Office propaganda is literally as reasonable as a union of burglars putting out a t…
  • Thu, 12:38: RT @Botanygeek: Amazing! Yes, frozen and tinned equally count towards your daily fruit and veg servings. They are also often more afforda…
  • Thu, 12:38: RT @thegrugq: When your 2016 data breach is just a low budget remake of your 2014 data breach and none of the solutions you explained where…
  • Thu, 12:38: RT @benwood: This analysis is well worth reading. Although the average UK 5G speed of 133.5Mbps looks disappointing in context of other cou…
  • Thu, 12:39: RT @davemacladd: just found out Mussolini was a journalist and editor before he became obsessed with national identity and ultimately a dic…
  • Thu, 12:40: RT @AndiEwington: https://t.co/k3Nu2SOQVb
  • Thu, 12:40: RT @jrrickard: Kubernetes 1.19 is finally out! I've worked on a few releases now, and this was an adventure. Thank you to each and every co…
  • Thu, 12:41: RT @SandraLRivera: Fascinating story: @intel technologists who helped famed physicist Stephen Hawking speak are taking their work to a new…
  • Thu, 12:41: RT @StevePeers: Tony Abbott calling a unilateral measure "mutual" recognition reminds me of @DmitryOpines calling the lack of dates a "Porn…
  • Thu, 12:42: RT @Pipermigration: For those not in the know, Zambrano applications are usually made by some of the most vulnerable who have little else t…
  • Thu, 12:42: RT @Brinkhoff_C: AMP now supports VDI deployments! AMP is the “lead” migration offer for the Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) solution Get the…
  • Thu, 12:43: RT @CarolineLawrenc: Fab piece about *tekhelet* the 'lost' Biblical Blue dye, confirms that blue is considered #apotropaic (i.e. turns away…
  • Thu, 12:43: RT @DaveKeating: This 100%. One of the more surreal aspects of being an American in Europe is you see US cultural imperialism everywhere.…
  • Thu, 12:44: RT @AnkeMehlert: You are not a real UX Designer if you haven't mastered the art of inverse writing on the office window in order to produce…
  • Thu, 12:45: RT @JolyonMaugham: Quite a comms failure on Government's part that more than 60% of eligible schools and colleges have yet to sign up for a…
  • Thu, 12:45: RT @StevePeers: Today's @ONS migration stats on net migration of all groups (left) and EU citizens in particular (right) https://t.co/NEqhz
  • Thu, 12:45: RT @jimmy_wales: Wisdom. https://t.co/Y4LJGJNQDn
  • Thu, 12:45: RT @fmanjoo: With the arrest in Kenosha it’s time for moderate white leaders and clergy to speak out against fundamentalist white violence.
  • Thu, 12:46: RT @FFigureFBust: Limited… My Instagram account has been limited… And all because I’ve got a fat body that’s often in swimwear and underw…
  • Thu, 12:46: RT @grodriguezlemus: Self-care should not be about helping you be productive again. Self-care should be a reminder that you are more impor…
  • Thu, 12:46: RT @donie: Facebook failed to shut down page of Kenosha militia group, despite warning https://t.co/NzFhiuVPvX
  • Thu, 12:46: RT @rupertg: I'm not going to give too much away - OBVS - but I've joined the ranks of Lara Croft, Mario, Zelda and Jet Set Willy. I'm a…
  • Thu, 12:47: RT @StevePeers: "Zambrano cases" concern the non-EU carers of British children, where the expulsion of the carer would mean the British chi…
  • Thu, 12:48: RT @normative: One thing worth considering is that closed belief systems like this tend to be strong but brittle. That is, it’s hard to ma…
  • Thu, 12:49: RT @normative: So an “echo chamber” just means you never hear any contrary information. The idea of “epistemic closure” was that you WOULD…
  • Thu, 13:08: RT @akipman: #Azure #AzureSpatialAnchors #MixedReality [)-) https://t.co/f7zNuWLyTv
  • Thu, 13:08: RT @Cpin42: In lieu of flowers, the family requests that the police stop killing unarmed black men
  • Thu, 13:09: RT @mrjamesob: Desperate people in dinghies notwithstanding, Johnson’s also shifting the focus of ill-informed, cynically stoked fear from…
  • Thu, 14:23: RT @TheLawSociety: Britain's standing internationally is underpinned by our reputation for democracy, fair play and the independence of our…
  • Thu, 14:23: RT @TheLawSociety: To describe lawyers who are upholding the law as ‘activist lawyers’ is misleading and dangerous. "Attacks on the integri…
  • Thu, 14:23: RT @mikebaz: THERE ARE NINACAT T-REX SOCKS ON THE PUBLIC SITE https://t.co/iFTPzxGGBk THIS IS NOT A DRILL I REPEAT NINJACAT T-REX SOCKS THI…
  • Thu, 14:31: I remember when the Kubernetes project was proud of how much code *didn't* come from Google but from the community� https://t.co/cxwIFG6SO6
  • Thu, 14:36: RT @IsForAt: I am amazed how many people have reached out to me worried they will be sued by a big co if they leave their job. So wrong tha…
  • Thu, 14:38: For all those people who ask me 'will there be another on-prem Windows Server?' (answer duh yes, even if there are no certs for it): Announcing Windows Server vNext Preview Build 20201 (when will it ship? yeah that one I can't help with) https://t.co/Co8iRW9YUb
  • Thu, 14:42: RT @Zac_Petkanas: Holy shit. The Coronavirus Task Force jammed the CDC changes recommending less testing through while Dr. Fauci was under…
  • Thu, 14:44: the vast majority of this used to be phone calls (they go through digital exchanges and over SIP trunk lines inside the telcos) because audio recordings take up a lot of space; video even more so. less 'data, more just stored bits https://t.co/n7FRREWFPb
  • Thu, 14:44: RT @ralph_squillace: The finest phone operating system, found live, in the hands of a small town banker in italy. He refused to sell it. Sh…
  • Thu, 14:47: RT @murphyslawyer: "The law, in its infinite majesty..." https://t.co/zauaDOgWvF
  • Thu, 14:52: RT @AmberRuddUK: Excellent piece which reminds us how a robust state aid policy is good for for the U.K. irrespective of the EU politics.…
  • Thu, 14:53: RT @zacbowden: Fun fact: Back when Surface Duo was a Windows device (codenamed Andromeda,) many of the OS builds internally featured this N…
  • Thu, 14:53: RT @HenryJFoy: Western powers should leave Belarus alone or we will send in the heavies, warns Putin in a belated and carefully choreograph…
  • Thu, 14:54: RT @HenryJFoy: Polish PM warns against Russian intervention https://t.co/GWDCsFZCzA
  • Thu, 14:54: RT @jandreacola: Tomorrow is the big event on #Windows10 Feature Updates for Enterprise. You MUST sign up before the event starts to get th…
  • Thu, 14:56: RT @amandalfischer: Pretty good summary graph of what’s gone wrong over the last 40 years of economic policy. https://t.co/rd7Ak53K2o
  • Thu, 14:59: RT @IanDunt: Nutter shouting about the day of judgement being completely ignored by a cafe full of people. London is healing.
  • Thu, 15:00: RT @ShanoopKrishnan: Happy to have worked with the good folks at @udaandotcom to leverage Hindi and Indian English Neural TTS service to me…
  • Thu, 15:01: RT @rfrosencrans: Much rhetoric around obesity as a critical pre-existing condition for Covid-19. A key lesson from H1N1 epidemic: meta a…
  • Thu, 15:01: RT @rfrosencrans: Smaller bodied people *systematically* received earlier antiviral treatment than larger bodied people. Controlling for th…
  • Thu, 15:06: RT @aaronsojourner: Who withdraws from transaction? Consumer => boycott Labor => strike Capital => lockout https://t.co/avvFXcOiCo
  • Thu, 15:06: RT @orta: A reminder that making a @code extension is quick, cheap and worth the upfront learning. I've built 3 different extensions target…
  • Thu, 15:19: someone reminded me that I wrote about the Azure Media Indexer (which uses the same underlying Cognitive Services voice recognition as Word Transcribe) back in 2014; we've been waiting a long time for Microsoft to bring this to consumers https://t.co/3poA6MxoYg
  • Thu, 15:25: RT @paul_clarke: Your regular reminder that the NHS is a brand, and a collection of planning and funding mechanisms. That's it. It is not a…
  • Thu, 15:25: RT @peterkwells: TIL: my area is trialling a new service for online doctor's consultations which, unlike some others in UK, would allow me…
  • Thu, 15:26: RT @peterkwells: Info from Livi just arrived through letter box. https://t.co/X3FjMNO8ao
  • Thu, 15:28: RT @tomwarren: look at what Apple is missing out on https://t.co/7NH0FvgJW0
  • Thu, 16:55: RT @tomdale: TIL the cockpit instruments in MS Flight Simulator 2020 are implemented in JavaScript and over-aggressive requestAnimationFram…
  • Thu, 16:56: RT @cstross: Reminder that in the UK possession of any of the items on that table (pictured) is a strict liability offense carrying a 5-10…
  • Thu, 16:58: RT @daveabrock: Let's deploy to #Kubernetes with Project Tye, and deploy to our cluster with just a 'tye.yaml' file! Feel free to share if…
  • Thu, 16:58: RT @ralph_squillace: A critical part of the coming triumvirate : ref types, interface types, and network (WASI). OK, I lied: nano processes…
  • Thu, 17:00: RT @sbisson: Not sure what's so improbable about Walmart and Microsoft teaming up on Tik Tok. They've had a long relationship around Azure…
  • Thu, 17:02: RT @traceylross: Reminder: protests have been occurring across the country nonstop since George Floyd was murdered. Louisville has been mar…
  • Thu, 18:10: RT @mer__edith: Remembering how Google execs quickly "endorsed" the walkout once it had momentum How the league yesterday "cancelled" rema…
  • Thu, 18:13: is there an application that lets you watch and movie and feed in a twitter thread as the captions in real time?� https://t.co/cDMsnuE5Hy
  • Thu, 18:13: RT @joncstone: this is actually a really cool livery in its own right and should probably be made standard across the entire UK rolling sto…
  • Thu, 18:14: RT @mayadusenbery: "If one of my doctors could suggest to me that this post-Covid tachycardia likely reflects some deep-seated unconscious…
  • Thu, 18:37: no public endpoints, all done with Azure AD rather than�Azure networking (interesting to compare to how you'd do this for SQL Azure rather than a VM) https://t.co/Z1lIUF9bc9
  • Thu, 18:38: RT @diversenok_zero: #windows #filesystem #internals Have you ever wondered how the world might look from inside of an NTFS transaction? I…
  • Thu, 18:38: RT @nigelwUK: I wish I could say I don't believe this, but it's sadly quite typical, at least of some of those who rant online. Whether th…
  • Thu, 18:42: Autopilot should probably jab the driver with a stick every few minutes to make sure they're paying attention and know they're supposed to be driving� https://t.co/smCpmfbWtB
  • Thu, 18:44: RT @YouGov: "Back to the office with you!" say Britons who are no longer of working age. Britons under the age of 65 are less sure now is t…
  • Thu, 18:45: RT @cxy: https://t.co/YX66d29kVM https://t.co/jfNoHQ4DTI
  • Thu, 18:46: RT @stand_for_all: This is why it is irresponsible to publicly reveal where asylum seekers are housed. Not only don't they have a say anywa…
  • Thu, 18:50: RT @alexhern: But it's not only internment camps that are censored this way, and it's not just in Xinjiang. Here's two screenshots of a sec…
  • Thu, 18:50: RT @alexhern: Flick over to Google Maps and we can see the full area. To the right of the picture is a military base, with some sort of veh…
  • Thu, 18:51: RT @alexhern: What this is is a gigantic – 900m x 700m – recreation of Aksai Chin, part of the disputed territory between India and China,…
  • Thu, 18:52: RT @brycej: I'm starting to be pro-accessibility tax, meaning I want a % of you budget for accessibility🙂 Gimme
  • Thu, 18:55: RT @kdd_news: .@AnimaAnandkumar we are so sorry this happened to you. The KDD’20 organizers held an emergency meeting to develop a series o…
  • Thu, 18:56: RT @MSEdgeMissy: Check out what's new, today we start rolling out Edge 85 into our Stable channel! https://t.co/0hnVN9S5VX
  • Thu, 18:57: RT @chakkaradeep: Always satisfying when you mark the top feedback COMPLETED! @SharePoint @MSPowerAutomate folks - happy to announce that w…
  • Thu, 19:01: RT @timanderson: Tip of the day: PowerShell is a zillion times faster than Explorer for searching a directory in Windows
  • Thu, 19:03: RT @robinthede: we all need to expect about 40% less productivity from each other than normal and yet somehow everyone seems to expect 140%…
  • Thu, 19:04: RT @jdportes: Update: Response from @ukhomeoffice PermSec to my complaint: "I agree the phrase you quote should not have been used on an o…
  • Thu, 19:04: RT @g_gosden: Absolutely dreadful figures today. Highest new case total for ELEVEN weeks. The incompetence and indifference is going to cau…
  • Thu, 19:08: I get the feeling that the existing relationship between Microsoft and parent TikTok folks may be part of this https://t.co/lSt1PwG9J3
  • Thu, 19:09: RT @CNBCnow: Microsoft rises as much as 3% after sources tell CNBC that a TikTok sale to the tech giant could come in the next 48 hours. ht…
  • Thu, 19:45: RT @gchampeau: haha, what an intro! "Facebook has apologized to its users and advertisers for being forced to respect people’s privacy in a…
  • Thu, 19:52: El Reg making me aware of PRAM that the ad industry will throw its toys out of over the next few months https://t.co/p3U79T2Rwk
  • Thu, 20:44: I know GitHub has good moderation tools intended to help deal with harassment, but I realise I don't know what level of bad behaviour is bad enough to have someone's GitHub account get turned off and what happens to their contributions if that happens
  • Thu, 22:11: RT @GossiTheDog: A bunch of apps on Android will be doing this. https://t.co/LueuoW5q5E
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