Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Mon, 13:08: RT @JenniferMerode: Brexit - "We still do not know where landing zones could be," says one of Angela Merkel's closest allies in Euro parlia…
  • Mon, 13:08: RT @DavidHenigUK: Under pressure. But difficult trying to find reassuring phrases for the public while still telling US negotiators that we…
  • Mon, 13:08: RT @ThimontJack: Scrolling through the amdts to UKIM bill for report I'm struck by how many are from the govt eg a new schedule on the cons…
  • Mon, 13:09: RT @Foone: hi, bots https://t.co/ZgCO7fTGmP
  • Mon, 13:10: RT @IanDunt: And here it is. The moment we've known was coming for four years: when the reality of what a US trade deal entails meets the s…
  • Mon, 13:10: RT @cstross: I’m married to a vegan. So, just to clarify: Mars bars contain dairy and egg. Croissant: ditto. Dairy products come from cow…
  • Mon, 13:11: RT @katebevan: Pretty sure we also wouldn't be up for this, either (source: Bloomberg) https://t.co/K8iP6emQZj
  • Mon, 13:11: RT @katebevan: Worth noting however that "robust" means "massively intrusive" and I'm pretty sure we wouldn't tolerate many of those measur…
  • Mon, 13:11: RT @dougclow: Breaking isolation is now (as of midnight) a criminal offence, and apparently isolating students were being told to do so by…
  • Mon, 13:12: RT @Wera_Hobhouse: Months ago, when I spoke to a group of Tory MPs - to remind them about social distancing - I was laughed at and told sar…
  • Mon, 16:53: negotiating with the EU one Daily Mail headline at a time - so good for long-term trust between the UK and other nations https://t.co/w7vQGo0gXP
  • Mon, 16:53: RT @remkorteweg: This is perhaps why HMG has been briefing last week it is keen to go into “the tunnel”. The tunnel is a place so dark, i…
  • Mon, 16:53: RT @remkorteweg: But alas, alas, because trust in the UK has collapsed in recent weeks, the EU27 have indicated they want clearer signals t…
  • Mon, 16:54: RT @GeorgeFreemanMP: This👇is happening to 00,000’s of students / their families who these days are paying: ⚠️c£30,000 for their: 🏢accommo…
  • Mon, 16:58: RT @vibronet: The more I write tech explanations, the less I use "it" and pronouns in general. Antecedent resolution might not always be ob…
  • Mon, 16:59: RT @GeorgeMonbiot: Our national parks are largely composed of sheep ranches, grouse shoots and deer stalking estates. Yet they form the cor…
  • Mon, 17:03: RT @angie_rasmussen: My guiding principles for practicing Twitter pest control: -Nobody is entitled to your time and attention. -It's y…
  • Mon, 17:04: RT @JolyonMaugham: In the UK - an international outlier because we've given over health policy in the sphere to the equivalent of anti-vaxe…
  • Mon, 17:06: RT @BorisJohnson_MP: At what point would you report your neighbour for not following the rules? Helen Whately: "If they had a marquee in t…
  • Mon, 17:06: RT @tconnellyRTE: 2/ Two senior sources have said that during last week's informal talks between David Frost and Michel Barnier in London F…
  • Mon, 17:06: RT @tconnellyRTE: 3/ However, this was resisted by Michel Barnier. The view in EU capitals is that Barnier refused to start the "tunnel" un…
  • Mon, 17:07: RT @tconnellyRTE: 7/ A second EU source says movement might yet come from the British side, but it hasn't yet. Also, the view in Brussels i…
  • Mon, 17:11: no idea of the validity of the source but it feels like we're all stuck in The Boris Show https://t.co/tcn76uZRjX
  • Mon, 17:11: RT @DavidHenigUK: The long term UK policy on EU-US trade differences was to try to bridge them. But prominent Brexit supporters receiving f…
  • Mon, 17:37: RT @DavidHenigUK: For reasons unknown the UK has not joined negotiations for an Agreement on Climate Change, Trade and Sustainability (ACCT…
  • Mon, 17:38: RT @ed_doran: On school rooftops across Ireland, internet-connected solar panels are helping us prototype solutions to help fight climate c…
  • Mon, 17:41: RT @matvelloso: Facebook is a threat to democracies https://t.co/QD5m4l4ONF
  • Mon, 17:44: RT @awbjs: @davewiner A short history/rationale of the ES6 module design from JavaScript: The First 20 Years https://t.co/8Jc2wcH0x5
  • Mon, 17:46: Azure Edge Zones expanding to an entire strategy: putting cloud hardware in carrier locations means there's always an Azure region close to you (also this is why Microsoft has been buying telco networking software companies) � https://t.co/c6vc4nBldr
  • Mon, 17:47: RT @LadieAuPair: Well, this sucks for Twitch ... and all of us who wanted Twitch to be more accessible https://t.co/0Qaw4RZroK
  • Mon, 17:48: RT @RepKeriIngle: I paid more than $750 in income taxes working 39 hours a week at Starbucks during college.
  • Mon, 17:49: RT @cstross: Shahab-3 is based on the Nodong-1 design which is an extended Soviet SS-1 Scud, first flown in 1953; this in turn was a modern…
  • Mon, 17:50: RT @IanColdwater: Normalize not having meetings on Jewish holidays, because the majority population would be rightfully salty if they had t…
  • Mon, 17:50: RT @MSFTIssues: For #AI innovation to benefit us all, it’s important that everyone can help shape the discussion around how it's used. We…
  • Mon, 17:52: RT @dansereduick: @tomwarren Microsoft doesn't even need to make them exclusives, though. They can sell full freight on PS5 and bundle the…
  • Mon, 17:55: RT @davidmacd: Hi Devs If it GOES someWHERE use a link If it DOES someTHING use a button Thanks #a11y
  • Mon, 17:55: RT @Anderson: at #Ignite2020 i announced a handful of amazing new things -- like Msft Tunnel and mgmt tools for Edge. to help you get up to…
  • Mon, 17:58: RT @alexstamos: Simultaneous congratulations and condolences to @rinkisethi! It sounds like she has a lot of work to do at Twitter, but hop…
  • Mon, 17:59: RT @ConUnit_UCL: BLOG: The govt last night once again enacted complex COVID legislation without a chance for parliamentary scrutiny. Meg Ru…
  • Mon, 18:04: RT @migueldeicaza: The Lebanese Civil war in the late 70s started with one of these militia checkpoints gone wrong. You can read the de…
  • Mon, 18:04: RT @niubi: Jeff Bezos wants to start a school for kids whose families are underpaid by people like Jeff Bezos by @AnandWrites https://t.co/
  • Mon, 18:05: RT @Karuana: @susanhanley This is so good I just used it in an internal MSFT meeting to show how we "should" do it post Ignite! Thank you…
  • Mon, 18:05: RT @theBugsCoder: Stop making people feel bad for monetizing their work. No one is obligated to give away their work for free. If they do i…
  • Mon, 18:07: RT @gabsmashh: haven't seen any news articles on it yet, but i've seen a few reports that UHS hospitals in the US currently have no access…
  • Mon, 18:08: RT @briankardell: For the next 7 days, Igalia will match up to $250 in new pledges... In one week, we will be eliminating projects that f…
  • Mon, 18:11: RT @GossiTheDog: UHS have a statement out, they call it an "IT Security" issue and imply it's all hospitals. https://t.co/FxBlSXRPp9
  • Mon, 18:12: RT @pam_boy: “Beyoncé can find 24 black trombone players, but your company cannot find a single black intern, associate, or board member?”
  • Mon, 18:17: RT @stshank: Adobe's @Lightroom photo editing software is getting advanced color grading abilities courtesy of the company='s Lumetri techn…
  • Mon, 18:19: RT @InnaBoxDesign: Fibromeowgia pins are now in the shop along with multiple other Invisible illness pals! 😍 https://t.co/GhbpavVILi
  • Mon, 18:19: RT @monkchips: On a @Microsoft briefing about Building A Sustainable Cloud. One of the best things we can do as technologists today is to e…
  • Mon, 18:19: RT @monkchips: "As we expand around the world we're finding smaller data centers are better". An interesting, somewhat contrarian positio…
  • Mon, 18:19: RT @monkchips: internal "carbon tax" at Microsoft. interesting corporate approach. https://t.co/FoNa5aB421
  • Mon, 18:21: RT @MSCloud: Learn how BBC used #Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Bot Service, and Azure AI to create an end-to-end, customized digital voic…
  • Mon, 18:21: RT @qmatteoq: Back to blogging, after a long break! Passing installation parameters to a Windows application with MSIX and App Installer ht…
  • Mon, 18:21: RT @edbott: Excellent thread from Alex. This is in the middle, but worth scrolling up to catch it all. https://t.co/f1355Q48lb
  • Mon, 18:21: RT @ktosopl: That’s some awesome work by @Cloudflare here: https://t.co/OocKye16sL Basically an edge “virtual” actor runtime as proven in…
  • Mon, 18:22: RT @alexhern: Hyperloop is one of those things that really exposes the failure of "tech" thinking. Like, have you seen a high-speed train?…
  • Mon, 18:22: RT @alexhern: Hyperloop will never be a useful mass transit system, but it's doing its job without a centimetre of track being built, becau…
  • Mon, 18:24: RT @aydinanwar_: Reminds me when the Chinese Ambassador Zhang Jun at the UN said to my face that my comments were full of bias after tellin…
  • Mon, 18:25: RT @garius: I called this happening months ago. They'll NEVER announce another lockdown. We'll hit a point where LITERALLY the only people…
  • Mon, 18:27: RT @Hal_Duncan: Don't know how folk are glossing over the ban on working with external agencies "promoting divisive or victim narratives th…
  • Mon, 18:27: RT @Hal_Duncan: Interpreted cautiously, as I can tell you from personal experience of my school debate club being banned from debating Clau…
  • Mon, 19:40: Obviously Ignite should have been bigger and should have gone on for the full 5 days, because this isn't the first post-Ignite extra sessions I've seen - sign up for Microsoft Endpoint Manager post-Ignite activities this week Community https://t.co/pqY9ehp5Oj
  • Mon, 20:27: getting things that you buy delivered is very lovely when we aren't leaving the house but I have to say, online shopping is every bit as frustrating and exhausting as trudging round Ikea or John Lewis in person except without the bit where I see other things I'd want to buy
  • Mon, 20:54: RT @RachelReevesMP: Clear from #Panorama 1. Govt was too slow at linking local authorities to Test & Trace, but swift to hand contracts to…
  • Mon, 21:01: I think vertical tabs is still in partial rollout; most new Edge features go to only a subset of users, not everyone in canary (can't check as I have a canary that can't open itself to update!)� https://t.co/PqMTBTcEXS
  • Mon, 21:03: RT @mlagos: That is a first. @GavinNewsom just got a flu shot DURING his new briefing.
  • Mon, 21:05: RT @justkelly_ok: Among other issues with this article, I have a real problem with the (unfortunately popular) rule of "assume positive int…
  • Mon, 21:05: RT @Arabella_Law: “It is - again - not possible for national law to authorise a breach of an international treaty at international level” h…
  • Mon, 21:06: RT @JeremyCliffe: The disintegration of the AfD (latest news: rogue press spokesman spoke of "shooting" and "gassing" migrants, party colla…
  • Mon, 21:19: RT @emilyriesbeck: We could have paid people to stay home, forgiven debt, cancelled rent and evictions, provided healthcare to those who ne…
  • Mon, 21:19: RT @econinbricks: Philantropy is nice. Paying taxes is better. https://t.co/V0wr9mmIr4
  • Mon, 21:19: RT @JeffGilb: Deploying PowerShell scripts to edit the Windows Registry with #Intune and getting weird results-like the key you're looking…
  • Mon, 21:20: RT @WinObs: I already received payment for two images I submitted of handwritten notes. .93 cents each... https://t.co/phFKsPf0nF
  • Mon, 21:25: RT @chr1sa: If you had any doubt that Tesla's "we can do everything with cameras, no Lidar needed" position is not just wrong, but dangerou…
  • Mon, 21:26: RT @terrajobst: What was the most terrible audio software you have ever used and why do you think it is Real Player?
  • Mon, 21:26: RT @PatrickMcGee_: Apple-Epic hearing started a few minutes early. “We are going to be hear for hours, I suspect,” says Judge Gonzales, who…
  • Mon, 21:26: RT @PatrickMcGee_: Gonzales begins by grilling Katherine Forrest - Epic’s lawyer - and says it’s not acceptable Epic hasn’t produced docume…
  • Mon, 21:26: RT @PatrickMcGee_: Is iOS platform an aftermarket? Epic lawyer Bornstein says you can’t distribute on iOS separately. It constitutes an af…
  • Mon, 21:27: RT @PatrickMcGee_: YGR: “The 30% of what you complain seems to be the industry rate, right? Steam charges 30%. Microsoft: 30% ... If you g…
  • Mon, 21:27: judges who know technology� https://t.co/eb6U73xDnB
  • Mon, 21:28: RT @PatrickMcGee_: Doren says Epic CEO Sweeney says 10% of average daily players using iOS, which means: “90%, on any average day, of peop…
  • Mon, 21:28: RT @PatrickMcGee_: Doren says 63% figure from Epic is misleading. “That just tells us that if we look at everyone who has ever opened fort…
  • Mon, 21:29: RT @PatrickMcGee_: Bornstein clarifies: The 63% represents 71m users. ... Says 10% of Daily Active Users on Fortnite recently used iOS. But…
  • Mon, 21:29: RT @PatrickMcGee_: Judge YGR: “Well plaintiffs always want me to define relevant markets as narrowly as possible. It helps their cace. And…
  • Mon, 21:29: RT @Slasher: this wasn't a good hearing for Epic. the judge isn't persuaded that Epic came into this with clean hands and the right intenti…
  • Mon, 21:31: RT @PatrickMcGee_: Judge YGR making everyone laugh, saying in previous case alleging Apple had a monopoly because of iPods. “By the time I…
  • Mon, 21:32: RT @PatrickMcGee_: Apple lawyer Boutrous *agrees* it would “address a lot of the issues” — but he’ll have to ask Apple — for Fortnite to re…
  • Mon, 21:32: RT @PatrickMcGee_: Harsh words from YGR, re Epic’s “hot fix” in-app purchase circumvention: “You were not forthright. You weren't. You wer…
  • Mon, 21:34: RT @PatrickMcGee_: Apple’s Doren responds: No, that just demonstrates people would rather pay $7 than $10. “What's probably most enlighte…
  • Mon, 21:34: RT @PatrickMcGee_: “Apple disclosed in its papers for the 1st time that there have been thousands of instances in which developers have att…
  • Mon, 21:35: RT @PatrickMcGee_: We’re on the “tying” argument, which regards whether the App Store and in-app purchases (IAP) are separate products. Ap…
  • Mon, 21:36: RT @itaysk: I like that good old Actor Model is regaining attention in light of #serverless maturing into more complex use cases. (h/t to #…
  • Mon, 21:38: RT @jeffhollan: I've been saying the next big shift in serverless workloads will be improvements around stateful serverless. This is why I'…
  • Mon, 21:38: RT @sturdyAlex: It took 14 minutes. https://t.co/ir6zFz3hYd https://t.co/B2lFS7Bwmz
  • Mon, 21:40: RT @Delafina777: "praised be... the names of Your mechanics" is such a sly, angry, defiant, and accepting reference to the idea of tikkun…
  • Mon, 21:41: RT @shehackspurple: Subtweet: I recorded a podcast and the host pressured me to sponsor the episode so it would air sooner. They have follo…
  • Mon, 21:43: RT @ShuhBillSkee: Sometimes when over-hyped tech addiction & social media work is uncritically accepted I make myself remember how comicall…
  • Tue, 02:17: Microsoft doing cross platform browsers is hardly new and web developers sometimes use Linux... https://t.co/PBk6PTXmL0
  • Tue, 02:18: RT @kylealden: (Before you @ me with examples of non-xplat browsers, consider whether competition played any role in their success.)
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