Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

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  • Sat, 12:08: If Uber sells off the self driving cars that were supposed to be its future, how long can investors subsidize the price of taxis that break local taxi safety regulations? Because that's all that's left of the grand business plan...
  • Sat, 12:08: RT @CenterForBioDiv: A mother grizzly bear and her cub were illegally killed in Montana. We're offering a $10,000 reward for information le…
  • Sat, 12:10: Are we sure Dominic's next job isn't just working for Johnson through December and hoping we forget about him and he can stay on quietly? https://t.co/Tlz1yueING
  • Sat, 12:13: RT @JolyonMaugham: Alarming to read that Cummings is going to continue to look after our £100bn+ Moonshot testing programme whilst on garde…
  • Sat, 12:13: RT @JolyonMaugham: We at @GoodLawProject have news on Moonshot to follow shortly...
  • Sat, 12:13: RT @JolyonMaugham: The consistent noise that I hear from experienced suppliers with a track record is (a) they were rejected in favour of a…
  • Sat, 12:14: RT @JolyonMaugham: Anyway, eventually they manage to persuade themselves that, although the contract originally specified "Isolation Gown/S…
  • Sat, 12:14: RT @JolyonMaugham: This huge effort - across Government and the Army - must cause one to doubt the veracity of this response to our judicia…
  • Sat, 12:14: RT @JolyonMaugham: Someone at the Army tries to "expedite testing of the Pestfix coveralls" and offers to have the NHS explain "the importa…
  • Sat, 12:14: RT @JolyonMaugham: Meanwhile Pestfix is writing and saying "we do not want it to be made public-knowledge that PPE from Pestfix has not pas…
  • Sat, 12:14: RT @JolyonMaugham: A few points about the email: the Health and Safety Executive is, it seems, being asked to provide false evidence by Gov…
  • Sat, 12:14: RT @JolyonMaugham: On why Dominic Cummings was not invited into Number 10 after his referendum success it was explained to me that "No one…
  • Sat, 12:15: RT @JolyonMaugham: We also know from this report from @sarahboseley yesterday that the Government tried to supress publication of the stu…
  • Sat, 12:15: RT @JolyonMaugham: So the Government spent £75m on tests on the basis of a 'preprint' study which was not peer reviewed, was funded by some…
  • Sat, 12:15: RT @JolyonMaugham: Question for @MattHancock. Was this £2m contract for transport services you awarded without tender to the hitherto obscu…
  • Sat, 12:15: RT @PeterKGeoghegan: Former Tory chairman Andrew Feldman secretly landed a major COVID role, despite potential conflicts of interest with c…
  • Sat, 12:16: RT @katebevan: Men, do *check* who you're trying to patronise https://t.co/zj19NaZDI7
  • Sat, 12:16: RT @bertjwregeer: Me at 2300: time for bed Me at 0409: that was a good book
  • Sat, 12:17: RT @paullewismoney: Fewer trains and dearer tickets as Treasury resists plans for flexible season tickets to fit in with doing some work fr…
  • Sat, 12:17: RT @Carnage4Life: Self driving cars is an example of an entire industry being hoodwinked by a technology demo. Uber wasted a lot of time, m…
  • Sat, 12:17: RT @DavidHenigUK: Insofar as we can tell the fundamental problems in UK-EU talks are trust and leadership, or rather the lack thereof. On b…
  • Sat, 12:18: RT @seatsixtyone: If the Treasury insist on DfT sticking with outmoded season tickets that no longer reflect commuters’ needs AND increase…
  • Sat, 12:18: RT @MalwareTechBlog: Dan Bongino blocked me for referring to Parler as MeinSpace. So much for free speech. Guess I'll find someone else to…
  • Sat, 12:20: Conference panels about D&I instead of whatever the panellists are experts in https://t.co/5DfBRogMFx
  • Sat, 12:21: RT @bry_campbell: 😔 https://t.co/ji8SpReRUL
  • Sat, 12:21: RT @YesCymru: For the non-Welsh speakers among us, "dom" translates as dung (cow dung, specifically)… https://t.co/us2dMj8LTC
  • Sat, 12:21: RT @rupertg: Looking at Maga twitter, it is obvious that it cannot distinguish between heroic warfare against the odds and sulking in the b…
  • Sat, 12:22: RT @katebevan: Happy #Diwali to all of you celebrating, and special love to those who can't be with loved humans to mark the festival
  • Sat, 12:23: RT @katebevan: Also, that tweet reinforces the misogynist trope of a woman meddling behind the scenes, only taking issue with the personal…
  • Sat, 12:24: RT @joncstone: interesting case study of how far-right and white supremacist propaganda makes it into the mainstream UK conservative press:…
  • Sat, 12:37: RT @YannisKalpouzos: "Data collection is not an apolitical exercise,” notes Achiume’s report, “especially when powerful global north actors…
  • Sat, 12:37: RT @ducgummybuns: Being poor is not a moral failing but being a society with the means to solve poverty but choosing to reward the rich sur…
  • Sat, 12:37: RT @RDS4U: Lots of exciting innovation happening in CMX. https://t.co/MdRKqRP57g
  • Sat, 12:39: RT @evanishistory: Going to start sending the opening chapter of my book to every politician, commentator or journalist who talks about ‘no…
  • Sat, 12:39: RT @CaseyExplosion: Transphobia and hatred have very real consequences for trans people. Your god damn "debate" effects people's lives. htt…
  • Sat, 12:41: @NorsEllie the LOTR film crew remediated every set; AIUI the farmer rebuilt it
  • Sat, 12:43: RT @PriyamvadaGopal: Would be nice if the tabloids & their two big brothers covered this with the same relish they covered my original twee…
  • Sat, 12:43: RT @timfarron: Cummings may have gone, but let's never forget that the worst part of the whole Barnard Castle affair was the way Conservati…
  • Sat, 12:43: RT @ElleArmageddon: “Diversity” “statistics” devoid of pay bands, leveling, and promotion rates broken down by role. 🙃 https://t.co/FLgabVQ
  • Sat, 12:43: RT @nursekelsey: We don’t need your 7 pm applause. We don’t need your donated pizza. We even don’t need your gratitude. We need you to wea…
  • Sat, 12:55: Looks fabulous! Who would be so sad as to sneer at this? https://t.co/shLhdE4IFS
  • Sat, 12:55: RT @katebevan: Women. We aren't defined by our relationships to others. https://t.co/3dKqN483db
  • Sat, 12:56: RT @snitchery: being sensitive and vulnerable and kindhearted is fucking cool and always has been cool pass it on
  • Sat, 12:56: RT @thebestsophist: the first thing i did when hiring was to ask my team to make a list of core skills, duties, and situations they have to…
  • Sat, 12:57: RT @rupertg: Little Bo quakes as he gets into bed Golden hair rumpled by terror and dread Hush! Hush! Summon Rees-Mogg! Dominic Cummings is…
  • Sat, 17:03: there is nothing like a consumer non-insider Windows device lunching its bitlocker key by doing a firmware update just when I want to use it to make me *furious* with the state of Windows; not the kind of bug that should ever be allowed to escape
  • Sat, 17:05: it me https://t.co/6hUrlEKiEj
  • Sat, 17:07: support brilliance - but make sure you're not supporting ass-hattery; the no-asshole rule applies even more to the people believed to be 'brilliant' https://t.co/K9mlSzKkjn
  • Sat, 17:09: RT @never_released: So... I heard a lot of people asking: "can you run Windows on Apple M1 Macs?" The answer: Natively (as w/ Boot Camp l…
  • Sat, 17:09: RT @never_released: @furan @thegrugq There is no Arm GIC as the standard interrupt controller, and zero traces of UEFI or ACPI in the firmw…
  • Sat, 17:09: RT @never_released: @furan @thegrugq They use iBoot as the bootloader like an iOS device. Our plan to boot Windows there on bare metal is t…
  • Sat, 17:09: RT @never_released: @furan @thegrugq There's also no EL3, which is quite bad when you want to implement PSCI for this while leaving Windows…
  • Sat, 17:10: RT @never_released: @furan @thegrugq MPPark was an MS spec to bring cores out of reset that didn't end as an industry standard. PSCI is the…
  • Sat, 17:35: RT @BootstrapCook: Also (warming to a theme here but) I was mildly entertained by the number of articles discussing Dominic Cummings wardro…
  • Sat, 17:36: RT @deliprao: One odd job I do is help some companies by reviewing their AI job reqs. One of the common mistakes I notice HR/hiring manage…
  • Sat, 17:38: RT @paul__johnson: How this Govt works: -Put lies on side of a bus -Treat Parliament with contempt -Break rules and charge around country…
  • Sat, 17:40: RT @OlofKindgren: Hey academics. Got a question from someone who wanted to do a PhD around open source hardware and future architectures fo…
  • Sat, 17:42: RT @staff_ex: However Cummings famously doesn’t do what he’s told, even by the PM, and no sane political pundit would ever pretend that Joh…
  • Sat, 17:42: RT @staff_ex: Whatever happens, it is imperative for the Government that we believe there has been a irrevocable split. Like any military…
  • Sat, 17:42: RT @BorisJohnson_MP: James Forsyth is one of those rare individuals who works with Dominic Cummings’ wife at The Spectator, doing a job I u…
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