Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Fri, 14:58: this is what it takes to replace reading a line on a wet strip of a paper and then it goes in the trash https://t.co/x13KjVBvrR
  • Fri, 15:30: RT @ralph_squillace: This very well sets out what GitOps **doesn't do** for you. However, one of the things it does do is center itself aro…
  • Fri, 15:32: Tory government abrogating powers to itself over immigration and avoiding parliamentary scrutiny? shocked face my shocked face why doesn't my shocked face work any more https://t.co/d8gLaUlOO7
  • Fri, 15:34: RT @Foone: I should mod this into a flash drive. I wanna hand someone some Important Work Files on a 128gb USB Pregnancy Test. https://t.co
  • Fri, 15:35: RT @Foone: Accessibility is important and I didn't mean to support that anti-accessibility-for-environmental-reasons narrative that gets sp…
  • Fri, 15:38: design challenge: create a readable font that enables the flow of liquid through a test efficiently - because good design isn't just about looking good� https://t.co/wof31D9J89
  • Fri, 15:39: RT @EvanSelinger: Many of us have argued against techno-fix pandemic solutions. But @ShobitaP’s emphasis on structural inequality & racism…
  • Fri, 15:39: RT @edburmila: Every “40 under 40” list should be required by law to disclose parental incomes and occupations
  • Fri, 15:40: I *adore* the OneNote web clipper but I so want Microsoft to put more devs onto fixing the bugs and improving the UI, which hasn't changed in years and is v poor if you have a lot of notebooks� https://t.co/eKGbyRSQ1q
  • Fri, 15:41: RT @andykreed: Earnings before interest, therapy, depression, and anxiety (EBITDA)
  • Fri, 16:06: RT @kprather88: Aerosol risk is greatest where multiple people spend significant time together in poorly ventilated spaces. Focus on how to…
  • Fri, 16:06: RT @kprather88: There is NO safe social distance in a poorly ventilated room. People must wear masks even if they can remain 6 ft apart ind…
  • Fri, 16:06: RT @kprather88: We know aerosols can cause outbreaks in rooms with poor ventilation. Aerosols are much more concentrated when talking in cl…
  • Fri, 16:06: RT @kprather88: Once virus-laden aerosols becomes airborne and linger in the air for hours, everyone in the room shares the same air and is…
  • Fri, 16:06: RT @kprather88: Re-opening plans focus on droplets & cleaning - it's easy, makes people feel good & cheaper than retrofitting HVAC systems.…
  • Fri, 16:07: RT @craigaloewen: If you're on our WSL Github repo, you'll notice we added a new feature: Discussions! 👀 We want this to be a place to sha…
  • Fri, 16:11: RT @ben11kehoe: Want to know how buried it is that AWS provides a managed Apache Flink service? I once mentioned to @esh that "Kinesis Data…
  • Fri, 16:43: RT @yellingatwind: U of Illinois brought back 40,000+ students to campus based on a model created by 2 very confident physicists, who said…
  • Fri, 16:43: RT @yellingatwind: It is hard to understand how it takes a Ph.D in ANYTHING to know residential Greek life would be incompatible with contr…
  • Fri, 16:44: RT @nigelwUK: I see @MattHancock is trying to launder his reputation by retweeting people complimenting him for being nice to the gays, and…
  • Fri, 17:41: I don't like the UI (not even Launcher) and the UX varies a lot from phone to phone, but is there a disparity on apps?� https://t.co/lHpRhLfxEi
  • Fri, 17:41: RT @bridgetkromhout: I started leading devopsdays in the long-long-ago when I was an operations engineer at DramaFever, friends. Microsoft…
  • Fri, 17:45: RT @MarcyRockwell: I don't know who needs to hear this, but this is utter bullshit. Writers do not PAY to have their books traditionally p…
  • Fri, 17:46: RT @LeviBroderick: Media orgs already monitor outstanding ballot count per precinct and don't make calls until a statistically insignifican…
  • Fri, 17:48: RT @alexwlchan: And then use those nouns and verbs rigidly and consistently. Always use the same noun/verb to describe the same thing. Syn…
  • Fri, 17:49: RT @SShahMSFT: iOS Microsoft Authenticator: Over 70% of MFA requests are approved with App Lock turned on. September release will bring the…
  • Fri, 17:50: RT @Lee_Holmes: As Bruce Schneier likes to say, "Anyone can invent an encryption algorithm they themselves can't break"
  • Fri, 17:51: RT @OfficeInsider: #OfficeInsiders on Windows, Jessica, a PM on the Office Pen & Ink team, shows you how to enter data with your pen in Exc…
  • Fri, 17:52: wait for the U turn at next PMQ?� https://t.co/pVif6GZlDx
  • Fri, 17:55: RT @charlesfitz: Latest Amazon HQ plans look like: HQ1 - Bellevue HQ2 - Arlington HQ3 - Seattle Another huge win for the Seattle City Co…
  • Fri, 18:04: RT @osterman: BTW, the @WindowsDocs folks and I are always looking for questions, so AMA, and if I can answer them, we'll put them in a one…
  • Fri, 18:04: RT @sophgaston: Bravo 👏🏻 After the editor of Hungary's last major independent news organisation, Index, was fired in a shameless act of pol…
  • Fri, 18:04: RT @JohnMarlin_MSFT: In these days of dwindling closet t-shirt supplies due to no in-person conferences, now is the chance. Let @DataON kn…
  • Fri, 18:05: RT @qmatteoq: The new 0.22 experimental version of PowerToys contains an amazing new feature for remote workers: mute a video conference (a…
  • Fri, 18:06: RT @osterman: Someone wanted to know what changed for Windows after the reorg last year which moved Windows under the Azure organization. T…
  • Fri, 18:09: RT @ProtestTrans: Trans Rights Protest – Cancelled It is with an incredibly heavy heart that I must announce that the Trans Rights Protest…
  • Fri, 18:09: RT @ProtestTrans: there would be no risk of arrests or fines because our protest posed no risk of danger. Today on 4th September the poli…
  • Fri, 18:09: RT @ProtestTrans: be arrested on 5th September. We have liaised with Polish Rainbow and have both come to the decision that it would be d…
  • Fri, 18:09: RT @blowdart: Silverlight outlasted flash. https://t.co/fNCprcQIQp
  • Fri, 18:10: RT @joncallas: I am honored and delighted to work with @EFF on tech and policy. It's a dream come true. https://t.co/FVE4kRNU7N
  • Fri, 18:12: RT @HariniSaladi: Woohoo, it’s here and it’s awesome!! All the goodness of #MicrosoftLists in @MicrosoftTeams — awesome to partner with @an
  • Fri, 18:12: RT @littlecalculist: You can’t simultaneously believe that tech is powerful and that tech is neutral. https://t.co/1TmGkcGg68
  • Fri, 18:13: RT @JonathanLHoward: Also, John M. Ford was such a damn good writer purely in terms of the actual meat and potatoes of prose and dialogue,…
  • Fri, 18:16: RT @georgiaweidman: And if you only think I belong because of my accomplishments, you are even more wrong. I mattered before my book came o…
  • Fri, 18:17: RT @RileyCNBC: $GOOGL is giving employees an additional holiday ahead of Labor Day weekend to avoid employee burnout. The extra day comes…
  • Fri, 18:18: RT @ericlaw: The "Why is Postman worth $2B and Fiddler-owner Progress Software worth $1.6B?" would be an interesting B-school case study.
  • Fri, 18:20: RT @CREMicrosoft: We are beginning the final steps of getting our Torre Universal Site ready for our employees’ embracing their unique iden…
  • Fri, 18:21: RT @MSFTIssues: Read the amazing story of Anne Taylor, who heads up @Microsoft’s Accessibility program and is solving the crucial problem o…
  • Fri, 18:22: RT @jmayans: We've been making a ton of improvements in the @Yammer feed to enable discovery and employee engagement. ML + user feedback +…
  • Fri, 18:22: RT @DavidHenigUK: Surely not much point in negotiations if there was no chance of the UK moving on proposals we knew in March the Commissio…
  • Fri, 18:23: RT @_TimOBrien: Strange to think that if money was no object, investigators could avoid the trouble of going to a judge for a warrant and s…
  • Fri, 18:24: RT @dhinchcliffe: In talking with a lot of folks recently, it's become clear that most don't know that @Microsoft is now playing the full p…
  • Fri, 18:29: a route with three tunnels going *through mountains* including the longest rail tunnel in the world, can take 170 freight trains carrying 4 meter high lorries & 180 passenger trains a day. engineering like this is why the hyperloop idea doesn't impress me� https://t.co/glMpGzwdi3
  • Fri, 18:29: RT @JeffGilb: #MSIntune admins, if you're not planning/piloting with #WindowsInsider builds yet, you might want to start. "Starting with Wi…
  • Fri, 18:30: RT @CharlieCroom: We need more help to build all the great new things coming to https://t.co/7yLnOxJjky in 2021. If you are web developer…
  • Fri, 18:31: RT @poppastring: I love that in this remote moment we have normalized family being in the background (and foreground) of meetings. I only…
  • Fri, 18:33: RT @jeffwilcox: Happy that @rust_analyzer was selected by Microsoft engineers that contribute to open source for FOSS Fund #2. Many Rust fa…
  • Fri, 18:33: RT @bmay: Here’s some funny #rightwingcomedy 🤭 Our new #BrexitShambles trade envoy, the homophobic misogynist #TonyAbbott having a good la…
  • Fri, 18:36: RT @DavidHenigUK: Amazingly enough the response I'm seeing from trade friends outside the UK is not one of gratitude that we are about to g…
  • Fri, 18:40: RT @shehackspurple: Update: It's meetup who is pressuring us on behalf of a sponsor. So they didn't sell our information, they are just pre…
  • Fri, 19:08: you kind of DO have to use GitHub to use GitHub Codespaces� at this point https://t.co/LjYJccf6vP
  • Fri, 19:12: Microsoft's own Techcommunity site is impossible to clip into OneNote with the web clipper - they've been working on this bug for months now ;( more resources for the OneNote team, Microsoft! https://t.co/sghkEnNjTg
  • Fri, 21:05: I've been typing up interviews for nearly three decades and it still amazes me just how many *words* you can say in what feels like a short time; 90 minutes of talking to someone and there's a small novella or a few chapters of a book. this is why my interview pieces run long!
  • Fri, 21:06: I remember sitting in the keynote when Google Wave announced typing indicators and getting *furious* about the imposition on everyone's attention; stop punching the damn dopamine button on humans as we're rats in a maze� https://t.co/Y3A8M85oFj
  • Fri, 21:07: RT @maoni0: if you are an advanced user and come to a GC/memory talk (virtually) would you be more interested in diagnostics that may help…
  • Fri, 21:09: RT @eaton: I'm not just angry because *those women have been doing the research and the documentation and warning everyone from @jack to @c
  • Fri, 21:09: RT @eaton: And those same women are still writing and researching and pitching and interviewing because they're smart as fuck and they have…
  • Fri, 21:11: RT @HoloLens: #BurningMan2020 is shaping up to be a VR event for the ages. @diplo with a little dose of #Holoportation? We may need to dres…
  • Fri, 21:13: RT @KenJennings: It's called "remote learning" because of the remote chance my kids are going to learn anything.
  • Fri, 21:13: RT @evanishistory: Opinions vary on Tony Abbott. Is it his misogyny, homophobia or racism that stands out as his most undesirable feature?…
  • Fri, 21:25: RT @ZDNet: Pentagon says it plans to stick with Microsoft as JEDI cloud contract winner https://t.co/GXmgcREvVj by @maryjofoley
  • Fri, 21:26: RT @yarbroughcam: Yesterday a jr. employee reached out to me to give me some negative feedback about a decision I made. Inside I was celeb…
  • Fri, 21:33: RT @MikeIsaac: good story on the shitstorm inside fb yesterday after trump’s post basically undercut all the new rules the company rolled o…
  • Fri, 21:34: no, I reset it and either sell it or donate it to charity https://t.co/uEcxFYwd69
  • Fri, 21:40: iOS 14 app devs can keep on tracking users until early next year https://t.co/H1YSiK2fUd
  • Sat, 11:56: RT @darrenwaters: To add the 2FA code into older Apple TV you need to - and Apple don't tell you this - type p/word into Apple TV but don'…
  • Sat, 11:56: RT @NilOggier: Microsoft Research present Project Acoustics, the first wave-based interactive system for practical rendering of global soun…
  • Sat, 11:58: RT @DavidHenigUK: Interesting signs that concern is growing in the UK about precisely why we're threatening no EU deal over our right to sp…
  • Sat, 11:59: RT @BorisJohnson_MP: I find that teachers are always very pleased to see me. The ones I met the other day just couldn't stop giggling. http…
  • Sat, 11:59: RT @KatyJayne101: Tony Abbott may be a misogynist and homophobe but I would pay good money to be in the room when he tells Priti Patel to "…
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