Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Fri, 12:25: RT @CitySamuel: PM told Liaison Committee yesterday in reply to @TomTugendhat that he took no foreign office advice before breaking the tre…
  • Fri, 12:26: RT @DavidHenigUK: In one sense nothing has happened in UK-EU talks for months - it is still about whether the PM wants the deal that is on…
  • Fri, 12:26: RT @MalwareJake: I'll take a double shot of irony, on the rocks... https://t.co/MoIC1t2B6v
  • Fri, 12:27: RT @cstross: Imagine the blowback if Churchill had tried to schedule the blackouts during the London Blitz for maximum convenience, rather…
  • Fri, 12:27: RT @BradSmi: The challenges the world faces today can't be addressed by one country or organization alone, they must be tackled jointly. Mo…
  • Fri, 12:27: RT @Mul_Alexander: @RussInCheshire There is 1 important piece missing in this thread, which is that all this is a result of May's red line…
  • Fri, 12:28: RT @cstross: That’s the Mayor of London reporting that the Cabinet emergency committee hasn’t met for *3-4 months* in the middle of a pande…
  • Fri, 12:29: RT @Frances_Coppola: Total misunderstanding of what negative rates mean. Bank of England doesn't set interest rates on savings. It sets int…
  • Fri, 12:29: RT @cthomashealth: David Cameron should read our report. Austerity ripped out the resilience from our health and care system. It's the key…
  • Fri, 12:30: RT @MayorofLondon: In a difficult year for London, I’ve been humbled by how the Jewish community has come together to support those in need…
  • Fri, 12:34: RT @DavidHenigUK: This incidentally also reveals a problem with Parliamentary scrutiny of the executive. Questions can be asked, but answer…
  • Fri, 12:34: RT @JolyonMaugham: The @RCGP’s decision to oppose assisted dying contrary to the views of its members raises real questions. The lack of tr…
  • Fri, 12:35: RT @DavidHenigUK: My copy of these slides is dated 22 January 2020. The same day curiously that the Withdrawal Agreement Bill completed its…
  • Fri, 12:35: RT @DavidHenigUK: Grateful for the reminder of these EU slides on the Northern Ireland protocol which I first saw in January. If this is an…
  • Fri, 12:36: RT @NotRightRuth: I was invited to participate in this process by @WEP_UK. I turned it down because I am so tired, so stressed, and unwilli…
  • Fri, 12:37: RT @Chr1stinaG: Ok I've stayed quiet about this because I felt defeated and felt like I wasn't good enough. But I was involved in this, at…
  • Fri, 12:37: RT @HasBezosDecided: Billionaires will fully think that a loaf of bread costs $25 and then pay their workers $7.25 an hour.
  • Fri, 12:38: RT @garius: Here is the text of the scene in question. https://t.co/X1fHPAtdnU
  • Fri, 12:39: RT @ppog_penguin: this is not what I expected from a snoring therapy app but okay https://t.co/k36hATWktS
  • Fri, 12:39: RT @PickardJE: slight *court of Stalin* vibes to Matt Hancock telling Times Radio just now that the prime minister is "enormously, enormo…
  • Fri, 12:48: RT @Aiannucci: To be fair, we shouldn’t expect Johnson and Hancock to supply perfect answers to complex health problems. They’re not qualif…
  • Fri, 12:48: RT @sshirhatti: prometheus-net is a great library to egress Prometheus metrics from an #aspnetcore application. However, if you're looking…
  • Fri, 12:48: RT @mimmymum: It’s the middle of a pandemic, and what do ‘gender critical’ transphobes decide to do? Why spam GP surgeries with letters ca…
  • Fri, 12:49: RT @natcombigirl: Fun fact: real wolves do not actually have social structures of dominance. The existence of an "alpha" has in the field o…
  • Fri, 12:50: RT @JJHTweets: I wish I was making this up folks, truly I do. "The UK proposed that Japanese components should count as “British” on the g…
  • Fri, 12:50: RT @elemental: 🦠 Surfaces don’t matter as much as we thought. The virus is quite fragile, and doesn’t like being out in the open where it…
  • Fri, 12:50: RT @katie_martin_fx: So the anti-mask supergroup comprises: Van The Man Ian Brown Noel Gallagher Xmas number 1? Would be v on brand for 20…
  • Fri, 12:52: RT @StuartWilksHeeg: So, if you are getting confused, it looks like we are moving away from having a Rule of Six while playing Whack-a-Mole…
  • Fri, 12:52: RT @QueercoreTrash: ...or is there a #voiceactor out there that can effectively mimic the voice of my childhood, the John Peel Radio Show?…
  • Fri, 12:53: RT @pernilleru: Had a feeling this is why the UK Japan deal is apparently only removing tariffs immediately on imports of Japanese parts fo…
  • Fri, 13:00: RT @mohamedmansour: Since BB10 was coming out, they wanted to use all that to make creating a project easy. So they get a Repo, Bugzilla in…
  • Fri, 13:00: RT @venzann: The king is carried aloft by the serfs, as is right... /s https://t.co/8I4B4pMdgt
  • Fri, 13:00: RT @davidpaulk: LOL: Last year’s case of “reluctant hitmen” in Guangxi — 5 people who were hired to kill someone but instead outsourced the…
  • Fri, 13:00: RT @mohamedmansour: Then we forked Google's Gerrit which allowed us to add proper access control for each refspec. So now we had two system…
  • Fri, 13:00: RT @QueercoreTrash: What software can I use to train a voice engine with old tapes of The John Peel Radio show to learn to mimic his voice?…
  • Fri, 13:58: one in the eye for the 'transfer learning is in any way like the human brain' metaphor: training on biomedical language from scratch is better than training on another non-technical corpus first https://t.co/S2ePoAVBQy
  • Fri, 14:09: From mid-October Yammer is going to prompt users to move to the new Yammer UI: but with Teams so popular, why does Microsoft still even have Yammer? because not all conversations are the same @Danholme tells me https://t.co/Ci9wRyV9Lp
  • Fri, 14:54: RT @ibuildthecloud: @AndrewHolway something something desired state something reconciliation. Pretty much sums up k8s.
  • Fri, 14:55: this is a fun thread of replies offering intermediate layers that rather prove the original point https://t.co/Ah8moiNhWW
  • Fri, 14:55: RT @DannyBate4: One interesting sound change in Old Latin was the change of /dw/ into /b/. For example, bellum 'war' (from which English g…
  • Fri, 14:55: RT @MayorofLondon: With rates of COVID-19 rising across the UK there can be no excuse for the PM not to convene a COBRA meeting this weeken…
  • Fri, 14:56: RT @torgo: PSA: If you want to use TikTok and your country has “banned” it, you can very easily use their progressive web app and do what p…
  • Fri, 14:56: RT @natematias: If anyone has access to TikTok-wide traffic or post data, this is an important time to make sure your data collection is ru…
  • Fri, 14:56: RT @natematias: Oh, if anyone is able to monitor general levels of VPN app use or downloads on an ongoing basis, that would be a nice compl…
  • Fri, 14:57: RT @zittrain: App Store control: People can keep WeChat/TikTok if they have them, with a gov’t intervention that ... prevents them from rec…
  • Fri, 14:57: RT @MichaelAodhan: Anyone remember the Yes Minister episode about banning the British sausage..... Exact same energy here.... https://t.co/
  • Fri, 14:59: now is this to *help* the Oracle bid?� https://t.co/mwn4cRmica
  • Fri, 15:02: RT @RussInCheshire: Those options are 1: A border between NI and Ireland 2: A border between NI and the rest of the UK, somewhere in the I…
  • Fri, 15:03: the kind of clear and simple explanation that should have been in, ooh, say, the referendum leaflet� https://t.co/WPJR989Hhm
  • Fri, 15:04: RT @HansardSociety: A Statutory Instrument milestone today: gov has now laid 50 'made affirmative' #Coronavirus-related SIs before the UK P…
  • Fri, 15:04: RT @lilririah: Stuff like this fills my heart with joy, especially for all of the autistic kids who have parents assuming that specific ski…
  • Fri, 15:07: RT @briscoejames: Our latest: What controls the pace of embryonic development? Human motor neurons differentiate 2.5X slower than mouse…
  • Fri, 15:07: RT @Joannechocolat: Depressing conversation with a new writer whose contract with a notorious vanity publisher not only took her money and…
  • Fri, 15:07: RT @lastpositivist: U.K. has had one of the worst Covid responses in the world, with confused government messaging, delayed lock down, at o…
  • Fri, 15:09: RT @wbm312: How long does it take for a privacy case to go from investigation to execution? In this case, about 4 years. News about @GlowHQ
  • Fri, 15:12: RT @joetidy: Sometimes I wish we could be as blunt with our headlines. 😂 https://t.co/ZBthieP4Pw
  • Fri, 15:13: RT @mkutsovsky: i think the gauntlet for building real-time collaborative apps just got laid down via the open sourcing of https://t.co/E8b
  • Fri, 15:13: RT @jdooley_clt: Facebook deciding that Facebook is too detrimental to have at Facebook is pretty on brand for that shit show of a company,…
  • Fri, 15:14: RT @mattholehouse: From belle of the globalisation ball to a rather lonely little country, in five very short years. Prophetic, in light of…
  • Fri, 15:35: it's not a topological qubit yet, but sandwiching together a semiconductor, a superconductor, and a ferromagnet and getting what looks like Majorana zero modes is a big manufacturing step (I explain how they work here)�https://t.co/IQBlZbCHH5 https://t.co/lxPB8GZycG
  • Fri, 15:50: RT @celliottability: From September 10, a clear reminder that our actions have consequences. What started as a few friends attending a cott…
  • Fri, 15:50: RT @Techmeme: EU is considering new rules that would likely require Apple to give competitors access to the NFC tech used for payments in i…
  • Fri, 15:50: RT @ericgeller: Beware the misleading headline here. The Iranian hackers deployed malware that stole Telegram & WhatsApp data from devices.…
  • Fri, 15:51: RT @DavidJCourt: Protest Singers; a synopsis. Billie Holiday: Racism Edwin Starr: War Bob Dylan: Injustice Bob Marley: Inequality N.W.A: Po…
  • Fri, 15:52: RT @arthur_affect: This does not describe JK Rowling She became a billionaire precisely because she would not settle for a bad deal like t…
  • Fri, 15:53: RT @twoscooters: Here's the thing that really strikes me about the “But if you don’t buy the HP game you’re hurting game developers!” argum…
  • Fri, 15:53: RT @mrjamesob: The continuing closure of Hammersmith Bridge is another example of Johnson deliberately hurting Londoners in the hope of inf…
  • Fri, 15:53: RT @twoscooters: If you TRULY WANT to support game devs, you could try organizing a large-scale boycott of games that are made using exploi…
  • Fri, 15:54: hackers know how to comment their code for maintainability � https://t.co/Qh2IuvGmY7
  • Fri, 15:58: RT @rolandmcs: Yikes https://t.co/U0sNXZnyhm
  • Fri, 16:29: hey @PrivacyMatters is it just me or is that a very weaksauce statement from the ICO on NHS COVID-19 app compliance?
  • Fri, 17:17: As far as the Social Dilemma is concerned "your role in resolving this dilemma is to sit patiently on the couch and stare at the screen until a remorseful tech insider* tells you what to do" tho theyre taking neither responsibility nor a history class https://t.co/rXKRCiBYgt
  • Fri, 17:49: RT @markrussinovich: Just posted a major Sysinternals update: Sysmon clipboard monitoring, Procmon enhanced filter edit dialog, Procdump Co…
  • Fri, 17:58: RT @QuinnyPig: I strongly suspect enough org admins did this with Hangouts that Google launched a new messaging product with a different na…
  • Fri, 17:59: RT @osterman: I had no idea this was coming out today. Why is there all this leftover junk in Windows. https://t.co/Nj8U1ZDEM1
  • Fri, 17:59: RT @mattxcurtis: Hello friends 👋 Today I want to talk about something in software design I like to call ✨ hidden complexity ✨ or "Why Simp…
  • Fri, 18:05: RT @lemonodor: Wow. "...a drone registered as CBP216 flew directly to a private residence that activists say is owned by an advocacy organi…
  • Fri, 18:05: RT @morrill_rob: Neat new @MSMakeCode feature "Streamer" lets Ts and Ss mark up and explain MakeCode. Could be way for Ss to make their thi…
  • Fri, 18:07: RT @sarahbauerle: Today’s announcement that #TikTok must be removed from app stores is an escalation, but should be seen in context of #CFI
  • Fri, 18:07: RT @sarahbauerle: On policy #tiktok represents a real threat. This is both bc of the data it has and continues to collect on users is much…
  • Fri, 18:07: RT @sarahbauerle: double encrypts data, which makes it harder for third parties to know precisely what data is been hoovered up. It is know…
  • Fri, 18:07: RT @sarahbauerle: which is what makes the company so valuable, but which can be used in problematic ways. For instance, @ASPI_org has found…
  • Fri, 18:11: RT @muradahmed: This week's Lunch with the @FT is with @MarcusRashford ⚽️💥 We discuss how a tweet became a winning food poverty campaign,…
  • Fri, 18:11: RT @unixterminal: Thirty percent of Walmart sales in China are conducted via WeChat. Banning US companies from WeChat will cost real jobs i…
  • Fri, 18:11: RT @DavidLammy: Much of the Tory cabinet has admitted to using drugs including cocaine. @pritipatel will you be starting with them? https…
  • Fri, 18:17: RT @jeffraikes: Dear White CEO’s: use your voice. As I write in @Forbes, wading into discussions about race can be fraught but my advice is…
  • Fri, 18:17: RT @saladinahmed: the call for an explicitly fascist national curriculum is just the logical extension of all the 'PC culture has gone too…
  • Fri, 18:17: RT @gallardo_ortega: Amal Clooney has resigned as special envoy on media freedom for the UK government: "It has now become untenable for me…
  • Fri, 18:21: RT @elainecchao: In response to employee feedback about how we’re handing the pandemic, Adobe gave all of its employees the day off today t…
  • Fri, 18:24: RT @richturn_ms: Thanks @markrussinovich & @foxmsft for addressing the feedback re. ProcMon's filter multi-selection issues originally post…
  • Fri, 18:25: RT @Josiensor: Asylum seeker from Morocco who received top grades in his A-levels cannot take up place at Queen's University in Northern Ir…
  • Fri, 18:25: RT @levie: So the US is going to block new downloads of TikTok on Sunday. But any user who already has the app by Sunday can use it, ensuri…
  • Fri, 18:25: RT @ev: The internet has always been a collaboration. Once you put an idea out there, it’s no longer yours. The better it is, the more like…
  • Fri, 18:27: RT @dj_ir0ngruve: @ElJefeDSecurIT https://t.co/kyAEGenZHU
  • Fri, 18:28: RT @kelly_welles: Chelsea are guilty of this. It’s the wrong message for the kids. https://t.co/6ZkWopXDwO
  • Fri, 18:31: RT @utterlyimmature: @YouTube Youtube is now blanking out swear words in auto-captions and that is so fuckin ableist and not fuckin okay. I…
  • Fri, 18:31: RT @utterlyimmature: this shit makes youtube inaccessible. Oftentimes auto-cc is TERRIBLE, & it'll misunderstand words as other words. So i…
  • Fri, 18:51: 20H2 is coming: if you want the new preview build from RP you will have to go click in Windows Update to look for it (do people generally realise that you get more updates offered, like previews of monthly updates, if you click in Windows Update?) https://t.co/Gw2sYYarNs
  • Fri, 19:53: RT @mcclure111: EMPLOYEES: "But rather than qutting, isn't it better to stay and change things from the inside?" EMPLOYERS: "We're going t…
  • Fri, 19:53: RT @charliejane: I've been thinking a lot about pronouns lately, for reasons. In my YA trilogy, the "universal translator" makes sure every…
  • Fri, 20:49: mirrotocracy � https://t.co/zaEm0eViDi
  • Fri, 20:49: RT @anildash: Aside from all the obvious awfulness, I have no patience for conspiracy theories because they’re predicated on people 1. coor…
  • Fri, 20:50: RT @stshank: You can go through the hassle of sideloading APK files to run non-app store software on your Android phone. Or with Chrome, Fi…
  • Fri, 20:51: RT @carlnotsagan: Damn, the college at my university really wrote a press release about my Price award but blurred out the text ‘ I can’t b…
  • Fri, 20:52: RT @bohops: This was a quick turnaround to remove the file download capability from MpCmdRun.exe. The community response and the power of…
  • Sat, 01:15: RT @KCLoadLetter: I’ll never get over this comic. https://t.co/2oC7knoany
  • Sat, 11:32: No wonder the government is handing out public money to chums if Borisconi is going to need lucrative positions to take up when he's finished messing up the country (since politicians go back and forth across those lines often) https://t.co/14UA36lsBl
  • Sat, 11:32: RT @SebastianEPayne: Saturday read with @GeorgeWParker: a dire week for Boris Johnson after more mis-steps on Brexit and coronavirus Tori…
  • Sat, 11:33: RT @SebastianEPayne: One influential Tory on the mutual distrust between the party and No10: “The parliamentary party always dislikes the…
  • Sat, 11:36: That terrible Zoom meeting sounds like its own Downfall parody https://t.co/nHdljOw5jF
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