Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Tue, 12:22: RT @Asher_Wolf: Some legend is going to hold their cat up for the initial face scan and never be able to access their account again. But se…
  • Tue, 12:23: RT @LevParikian: There are more than 550 books in this excellent auction for Children In Need. Mine’s one of them. Bid away. https://t.co
  • Tue, 12:25: Now *this* is the diagram Microsoft should have used to explain Together Mode @danholme 🤔 https://t.co/0wraeom7U4
  • Tue, 12:26: RT @harikunzru: The Onion has achieved a very deep understanding of our predicament https://t.co/4AQNBYa0oq
  • Tue, 12:26: RT @Simon4NDorset: Incredibly clear & important comment. BOTH sides of the aisle stand united (in the US that’s not an everyday occasion) t…
  • Tue, 12:26: RT @jeremyjkun: Let's see, Bitcoin uses 61.76 TWh / year, at about 0.99 pounds of CO2 emissions per kWh (plugs into @Frinklang...) is 0.03…
  • Tue, 12:26: RT @Tom___Scott: Reminder: Dominic Cummings used a sister company of Cambridge Analytica (AIQ) to target millions of UK voters in 2016, ill…
  • Tue, 12:27: RT @DavidHenigUK: Basically if the EU doesn't trust the UK to implement agreed treaties then UK business will be the ones to suffer. Doubtl…
  • Tue, 12:27: RT @beckyfh: UK citizenship test: designed to bamboozle anyone with any actual knowledge or understanding https://t.co/uZkjMyUFzS
  • Tue, 12:28: RT @BrandonLive: “We heard your feedback that it was unfair for Apple to be more strict than Google about taking 30% of in-app transactions…
  • Tue, 12:32: RT @TheSamhita: Behind every shitty take on feminism is a white man editor that said "now that's riveting"
  • Tue, 12:32: RT @TheThomason: At the debate Biden should drop $750 on Trump’s podium and say “next year’s on me, chief.”
  • Tue, 12:34: RT @SwiftOnSecurity: What it looks like when you add legal warnings to a login page that warns hackers will face severe penalties https://t…
  • Tue, 13:34: OK, I'm a big fan of Twilio but this is a bit much as 'how to stream our event' advice goes: only stable in Chrome? going to hog all your system resources? (further down it suggests turning off any screensavers, in case you're watching from the 1990s) https://t.co/DCDdrvL1Je
  • Tue, 13:40: RT @benvyle: one thing this pandemic has made me realise is how strange it was that (in the before times) people were expected to go to wor…
  • Tue, 13:40: RT @mrjamesob: I fear we’ve massively misjudged the difference between all of us being banned from doing things and some of us being banned…
  • Tue, 13:40: RT @mrjamesob: We have a government kept afloat by constant promises to hurt the ill-defined ‘other side’ & now they have to introduce Covi…
  • Tue, 13:40: RT @jeremyjkun: Yes, the orange hellscape made the view from our SF office unpleasant, but if we ignore that and really focus, we can incre…
  • Tue, 13:42: RT @EricaJoy: why do i think he had no choice? well, something happened at coinbase that likely forced his hand: a large portion of the co…
  • Tue, 13:42: RT @EricaJoy: i believe having his hand forced by that walkoff pissed him off and he's retaliating: with the blog post, with the policy cha…
  • Tue, 13:49: RT @chimeracoder: it is a... weird choice to make this image your lede for a blog post on why your company consciously chooses not to engag…
  • Tue, 13:49: RT @DavidHenigUK: I don't think those around the PM really believe the US, just as they don't believe the EU will really insist on level pl…
  • Tue, 13:50: RT @RussInCheshire: 1. In June Boris Johnson said to Black Lives Matter protestors: “I hear you”, and acknowledged the “incontrovertible, u…
  • Tue, 13:51: RT @RussInCheshire: 22. The govt finally admitted what they’d been told repeatedly since 2016, and said Brexit would create 2-day queues of…
  • Tue, 13:51: RT @RussInCheshire: 30. So now the govt has to make a 200m border, a mechanism for policing it, an internal passport system, software, admi…
  • Tue, 13:52: RT @RussInCheshire: 37. JPMorgan shifted £200 billion out of the UK and into Germany calling it “a result of Brexit”. 38. At least 22% of…
  • Tue, 13:52: RT @RussInCheshire: 42. Turns out, the advisory Professor who told her she should go ahead and break the law and endanger peace in Ireland…
  • Tue, 13:52: RT @RussInCheshire: 43. Speaking of which, Boris Johnson’s old friend and unfailingly irrumating backer (google it) Charles Moore, who has…
  • Tue, 13:54: RT @SpillerOfTea: Amidst all the pathetic, nationalistic, Brexity posturing, one of the few things this country could justifiably be proud…
  • Tue, 13:55: RT @DavidHerdson: @DavidHenigUK Wrong question. What is Sunak's economic policy and does it mesh with Hancock's health policy and Cummings…
  • Tue, 14:19: RT @JoeOnisick: When conferences do return to in-person it will be a hilarious show of vendors running in circles trying to sell each other…
  • Tue, 14:19: RT @nialljudedev: I made this. And if it's wrong, I don't want to be right. https://t.co/PMhAHzqiZf
  • Tue, 14:19: RT @GossiTheDog: EA Play joins (for free) Xbox Game Pass on Xbox Series launch day. So much stuff to play day one this generation ❤️ Also,…
  • Tue, 14:20: RT @SherineT: Sad day as Amnesty International in India is forced to shut down after a campaign of harassment by the government designed to…
  • Tue, 14:30: and it's not that overnight oats can't be a nice thing (although I find they're never as nice as they look), but giant tubs of fancy gruel in sludge colours with a daft name is fully automated luxury communism but IRONICALLY� https://t.co/uW3A1yanPE
  • Tue, 14:31: RT @ElleArmageddon: A lot of you absolutely do not think of organizational structure and policy as part of your tech stack, and it shows.
  • Tue, 14:31: RT @DarrylvdPeijl: 🔥 ** AZURE STACK HCI VIRTUAL MEETUP ** 🔥 In this meetup we're doing post-Ignite talk where we discuss announcements mad…
  • Tue, 14:31: RT @JulieSBrill: Welcome to the @Microsoft family, @CRCalabrese! Chris joins us from @CenDemTech as our new Senior Director of Privacy and…
  • Tue, 14:35: we want a bigger screen for watching TV through the Xbox and smart TVs seem to be way cheaper than buying a dumb monitor as a big screen (UK suggestions very welcome though); if we buy a smart TV and *only use it as a dumb screen* maybe?� https://t.co/k3ONioKcm6
  • Tue, 14:37: RT @NickCohen4: As I said, no other European country has handled the Covid crisis as badly as Britain because no other European country put…
  • Tue, 14:50: RT @FinancialTimes: While Joe Biden campaigned in the Democratic primary as a moderate candidate, he has since laid out a much more leftwin…
  • Tue, 14:51: RT @thehill: CNN's Poppy Harlow to WH Spox Brian Morgenstern: "These are remarkable reporters from the NYTimes... It is not OK for you to a…
  • Tue, 16:18: RT @johnazariah: "Introducing Quantum Intermediate Representation (QIR)" Some seriously heavy lifting by my ex-boss Alan! :) https://t.co
  • Tue, 16:20: RT @anildash: I see a lot of people quietly doing the work of supporting each other, and responding to times of unprecedented stress with k…
  • Tue, 16:20: RT @blowdart: Hurrah Microsoft Dance Dance Rev … wait, what? Oh Digital Defense Report is out. https://t.co/NNuHuLwV4j
  • Tue, 16:21: RT @DavidHenigUK: The Northern Ireland protocol can be made operational without a UK-EU FTA, though having one will help. It will mean new…
  • Tue, 16:23: RT @JohnLaTwC: On this Excel sample, I went from: 1⃣This has to be malware 2⃣I have to share the obfuscation technique with @danielhbohann
  • Tue, 16:23: RT @GossiTheDog: Future tip - when IT peeps set up new Domain Controllers (happens all the time in large orgs), ensure they OS patch *befor…
  • Tue, 16:24: RT @magg_py: Technical requirements for a job aren't gatekeeping. Making the recognized training for those technical skills unaffordable fo…
  • Tue, 16:25: RT @emptywheel: "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night **nor deliberate corrupt sabotage** stays these couriers from the swift…
  • Tue, 16:25: RT @davidallengreen: Chapter, not article This 'security' power was given to 25 barons, not to the people But that power was removed a ye…
  • Tue, 16:27: RT @TatianaTMac: An interesting question I ask to reveal a lot of systemic bias: How many countries are there on each of the continents?
  • Tue, 16:27: RT @TatianaTMac: Also after that I ask, how many countries are there in the world? The faces I get after—priceless!
  • Tue, 16:27: RT @mattblaze: 2020 is a year in which there was a large-scale outage of 911 systems in many parts of the country last night and it wasn't…
  • Tue, 16:28: RT @cstross: Reminder: they believe Jews will either convert to their Jeezer heresy or burn in their hell for eternity. These are also the…
  • Tue, 16:28: RT @Foone: the moral of the story is that you should remember that using a library isn't just about saving the time to write the code: it's…
  • Tue, 16:28: RT @Foone: the basic problem is that there's several formats where it's easy to write code that seems to work and hard to write code that a…
  • Tue, 16:29: RT @jpsays: I participated in this & was happy to read through yesterday. This line is everything for me & aligns with what I’ve experienc…
  • Tue, 16:36: RT @RishiMadlani: Delighted to see one of Camden’s well loved #LGBT venues @nbs_bar receive some funding from @nightczar & @MayorofLondon -…
  • Tue, 16:37: RT @Pinboard: What I do ask is that people expand their mental definition of election tampering to include attempts to persuade people that…
  • Tue, 16:37: RT @omertene: BREAKING: Israel blocks data transfers to the US relying on Privacy Shield. Such transfers were previously permitted per Sect…
  • Tue, 16:37: RT @martijn_grooten: Tech is not neutral and police surveillance technology definitely isn't. https://t.co/sfuY6MRbJp
  • Tue, 16:38: RT @Deirdre206: @AnthonySalcito + Minecraft Virtual Teacher Academy registering now for October cohort #Minecraftedu ✨⛏ https://t.co/ZfUGza
  • Tue, 18:09: never mind Microsoft and Linux; Microsoft working with VMware really is all seven circles of hell frozen solid - VMware as a core Azure compute service co-developed with VMware is GA https://t.co/IkgaUIbA1U
  • Tue, 18:18: I really hope the 'you don't have to be a Cloudflare customer' Cloudflare Web Analytics are good enough to get sites to switch away from Google Analytics because the privacy side looks to be rather better https://t.co/e6J55CkRkH
  • Tue, 18:55: one thing I don't think a lot of older folks know (& I'm thinking politicians through to people who phone in to the radio) is how much education these days tries to help children develop emotional awareness & a vocabulary for talking about emotions, which has to change worldview
  • Wed, 11:19: RT @thockin: Kubernetes people! If you are eligible to vote(*) in the steering committee election, PLEASE DO. Turnout is ... low so far.…
  • Wed, 11:25: Ok, once you make sure you didn't put anything in your cart that isn't in stock, the Microsoft Store delivers fast; ordered Monday afternoon arrived Wednesday morning 🚪
  • Wed, 11:33: In which I talk to @brendandburns about helpful features in AKS that reflect the maturity of Kubernetes - and turning off for the weekend https://t.co/p8Ncy5aMgJ
  • Wed, 11:57: RT @neilhimself: In there with all the awfulness of 2020, The Dragon Waiting by the genius John M. Ford is back in print for the first time…
  • Wed, 11:57: RT @sbisson: Over at @infoworld I take a slight diversion from my usual and look at the recent Windows release of Google's Flutter. Now the…
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