Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

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  • Mon, 13:37: RT @_ElizabethMay: This passage reflects the thinking behind a question I get often: "if you struggle to 'read' people, then how do you wri…
  • Mon, 13:39: RT @hypatiadotca: Canadian right-wing twitter is going apeshit over a government procurement request for “programmable hydraulic guillotine…
  • Mon, 14:15: Does Apple really log every app you run? A rather better look into what Apple is doing (checking app signing certificates) https://t.co/RWl0pQPvgC
  • Mon, 14:17: and the official Apple writeup explaining Gatekeeper what and why, promising fixes for the things that might be issues and commitments for not correlating apps/usage info (& if you don't trust Apple not to keep commitments, you should pick another company to buy computers from) https://t.co/h9aLpUAcQV
  • Mon, 14:24: RT @mjohnharrison: For new followers: if you’re new to my writing & looking for information, Wikipedia is perhaps not the place to go unles…
  • Mon, 14:28: Has Borisconi run out of fridges to hide in so he's now hiding in quarantine?
  • Mon, 14:28: just before Lyra was *that* cute she was being *this* cute � https://t.co/dXfXohS8Vn https://t.co/0eahxEUDT8
  • Mon, 14:32: RT @SethAMandel: Everyone’s bummed about the holidays but I had a great zoom family gathering across several states and four generations to…
  • Mon, 14:38: hand over the creative crown, folks: Germany has the government advice the UK should be leading with� https://t.co/pmufTXjGf9
  • Mon, 14:40: RT @Carnage4Life: “I’d rather die than be inconvenienced” is the underlying philosophy holding back so much progress in America. From mask…
  • Mon, 14:56: RT @antenna_karen: as the leading authority on antenna people I do not recommend this https://t.co/swheCtfRBz
  • Mon, 14:57: RT @DavMicRot: In my academic research on information production, distribution, consumption we break-up outcomes into different stakeholder…
  • Mon, 14:57: RT @DavMicRot: Too often when we "worry" about what news is being produced or consumed, we do not spend enough time making clear what we ar…
  • Mon, 14:58: RT @DavMicRot: In short: lots of work has been to try to understand the effects of echo-chambers on general population, in both radicalizat…
  • Mon, 14:58: RT @JeffreyGoldberg: "If we do not have the capacity to distinguish what’s true from what’s false, then by definition the marketplace of id…
  • Mon, 15:07: RT @skdh: Since this is twitter, let me clarify: It's not the GDPR itself that's the problem but the company's way of dealing with it. They…
  • Mon, 15:08: RT @PoliticsPollss: PLEASE RETWEET AFTER VOTING! If the Brexit referendum was tomorrow and knowing what you know now, how would you vot…
  • Mon, 15:08: RT @GossiTheDog: Worth looking at Putin's playbook by the way, he would frequently say entirely contradictory things, sometimes in the same…
  • Mon, 15:09: RT @thomasforth: It's amazing how limited Amazon's understanding of the history and politics of Ireland is given that they do the majority…
  • Mon, 15:30: RT @lazerwalker: Think about what you accomplished in 2020 if that helps you cope, but also know “I survived” is a great enough answer.
  • Mon, 15:32: RT @jmayans: We seem to have some an excellent job of turning what used to be an 8-9am commute hour into more time for meetings!
  • Mon, 15:32: RT @alpacatron3000: TIL about Hedy Lamarr's motivations for co-inventing frequency hopping 📶 😵 https://t.co/rW369ZWmCW
  • Mon, 15:33: RT @WinObs: I am not sure when it happened but @zapier has enabled 2FA. https://t.co/6RLZrbwuAH
  • Mon, 15:35: RT @mattwaite: Everyone tells you wear a mask and wash your hands. I did all that. We're past that point. It's rampant right now. You need…
  • Mon, 15:36: RT @Emmastace: A friends’ 22 yr old daughter is working for a multimedia production company as a prod. assistant. Her 50 yr old boss asks…
  • Mon, 15:36: this would be amazing fabric� https://t.co/3CRfJRLbNM
  • Mon, 15:37: RT @PeterStefanovi2: For all our NHS staff please RT this to millions today. The country must know what Boris Johnson has said. He must be…
  • Mon, 15:38: RT @Bob_Wachter: Takeaways: 1) Proves Pfizer results not a fluke 2) Spike protein was right target 3) This'll make distribution easier (no…
  • Mon, 15:38: RT @_Doug_F: Seriously. The number of times I’ve joined outage bridges and been the first one to look at event logs is too high. They’re yo…
  • Mon, 15:40: RT @alanbeattie: Standards and labelling (apparently private ones in this case, not even official regs) matter far more than tariffs for in…
  • Mon, 15:40: RT @JolyonMaugham: This piece of litigation stands to reshape society. I don't know whether we'll win - one never does? But I am hugely pro…
  • Mon, 15:41: RT @monkchips: brexit bailouts are going to make 2008 look like spare change. they will be the greatest transfer of public wealth to privat…
  • Mon, 15:44: to make other Mondays better, get on the Office Insiders program and start testing updates and managing deployment groups� https://t.co/mRcGS1ZJwq
  • Mon, 15:44: RT @unixterminal: Some of the results of the open source graphics work being done by Microsoft and @Collabora. https://t.co/NRbqOTrAGt Expe…
  • Mon, 15:45: RT @MenshevikM: The real reason canceling college debt scares people is that America's economy basically depends on a series of parasitic m…
  • Mon, 15:50: 'how much damage can malware do on a phone'� https://t.co/bCZwiV13jo
  • Mon, 15:51: RT @jandreacola: We need speakers for The Browser Summit. Check out the list of topics and see if you would like to present/demo. There is…
  • Mon, 16:09: The House of Lords Communications and Digital Committee will hold an inquiry into freedom of expression online: submit written opinions here https://t.co/CQbpQ5UIGR
  • Mon, 17:06: RT @MarkXA: @joshholmes "Sorry, I'm on vacation. If you require my attention, either try again when I'm back or ACH a $1000 deposit to the…
  • Mon, 17:08: RT @EmilyJonesBSG: New digital trade provisions in UK-Japan deal impact data protection and privacy, regulation of the Internet and new tec…
  • Mon, 17:10: RT @natfriedman: We are taking a stand for developers and have reinstated the youtube-dl repo. Section 1201 of the DMCA is broken and needs…
  • Mon, 17:10: RT @natfriedman: To help open source developers fight against unwarranted 1201 takedowns we are establishing a $1M developer defense fund a…
  • Mon, 17:11: NARRATOR: nope, we do not. nor how many people will be able to/choose to take it� https://t.co/f9Zu9sAN70
  • Mon, 17:12: RT @jameelajamil: The media expect a 23 year old Black man to do the job of feeding Britain rather than holding the ACTUAL GOVERNMENT accou…
  • Mon, 17:12: RT @cstross: Pubs damn well ought to be shut this year and most of next, but those blue soluble urinal sanitizing bricks? Should be molded…
  • Mon, 17:12: RT @ramez: In China, the world's largest ride sharing platform is buying and deploying electric cars *to save money*. https://t.co/lFJcOWc9
  • Mon, 17:12: RT @cstross: NATURE: Partisan differences in physical distancing are linked to health outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic https://t.co/3
  • Mon, 17:13: RT @Ian_Mosby: The eugenic assumptions at the heart of a lot of popular COVID discourse—and that honestly seems to inform actual policy in…
  • Mon, 17:13: RT @emmabell42: Ahoy! I wrote a thing explaining why Elon Musk is not about to blow this COVID-19 testing thing wide open. He's just learni…
  • Mon, 17:13: RT @emmabell42: This graphs shows the probability of COVID-19 detection for the available tests. Rapid antigen tests (orange) only give low…
  • Mon, 17:15: RT @NightlingBug: Obviously, target has no duty to anyone but their profit margin, so I really hope our cis friends will stand with us in m…
  • Mon, 17:16: RT @NightlingBug: It's a true symptom of neoliberal rot that people know the nazis burned books, but think that it was bad because the nice…
  • Mon, 17:16: RT @hexadecim8: My thoughts are with the people who care enough about their relatives to want to see them every other holiday after this on…
  • Mon, 17:20: RT @arthur_affect: Pfffft Shrier is a gender essentialist who literally does believe in nurturing empathetic female brains And all the "ge…
  • Mon, 17:21: RT @ProMikeBaz: New from #Microsoft: The Future of Public Safety and Justice: How technology can help increase community security, transpa…
  • Mon, 17:27: I'd like to think there's a better way to avoid DKIM being treated as "cryptographically undeniable authentication" of leaked emails than incenting people to forge lots of email� https://t.co/rbENcawYgc
  • Mon, 17:27: RT @martijn_grooten: @matthew_d_green Good post. Small correction: non-repudiation was considered during DKIM's design. It's mentioned in t…
  • Mon, 17:28: RT @wendynather: I don't know who needs to hear this, but initiation issues are a part of executive dysfunction that goes with #ADHD. I kno…
  • Mon, 17:29: RT @JMBooyah: This is a HUGE deal for Muslims. So many people use this app for prayer times, Qibla direction, etc & they’re selling locatio…
  • Mon, 17:31: RT @SunayTripathi: Some Telco's are very serious about moving up the chain and not just being a dumb pipe. Deutsche Telekom, SKT and Telefo…
  • Mon, 17:33: not sure about the metaphor with the tap but this reminds me of the wonderful Ira Glass quote about how your taste develops faster than your skill so you need to work through your low-grade stuff that you know isn't great until your skill catches up https://t.co/9ZsbfO6cf3
  • Mon, 17:33: RT @cgranade: Huh. https://t.co/vpO5dGTDKZ
  • Mon, 17:33: RT @alexandrabulat: An important question on EU students. Many worry about their continuity of residence or whether they will be able to ar…
  • Mon, 17:34: RT @TerriGerstein: Should companies be able to write their own rules? That’s what @Uber & friends did in CA, spending >$200M on #Prop22, a…
  • Mon, 17:34: RT @kurtkemple: I'M A GOOD DEVELOPER! ⨂ 𝗢𝗳𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝘀𝗼𝘂𝗿𝗰𝗲𝘀 𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝗸𝗶𝗹𝗹𝘀 𝗱𝗶𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗹𝘆
  • Mon, 17:34: RT @heidiann360: Fast Paxos is an extension to Paxos which allows any process in a consensus system to bypass the leader and reach consensu…
  • Mon, 17:34: RT @heidiann360: 🚨New paper 🚨 Fast Flexible Paxos, my new consensus algorithm with @AlekseyCharapko & @mort___, shows how Flexible Paxos c…
  • Mon, 17:35: RT @bookshop_org_UK: Not everyone has equal access to reading. So we are proud to be working with Penguin on this: Penguin will donate a b…
  • Mon, 17:37: RT @caro_milanesi: I was less than kind in my comments about #essential I am really eager to see what the team learned from that experience…
  • Mon, 17:37: RT @GeorginaEWright: 1. Should you care about EU ratification? Yes. Brexit talks ongoing – but they're only part of the challenge. UK & EU…
  • Mon, 17:38: RT @GeorginaEWright: 5. EU Parliament (EP) vote: Ideally, EP would vote in last plenary of this year (w/c 14 Dec). EP cd be recalled for “e…
  • Mon, 17:39: RT @bdsams: Unpopular or popular opinion idk but I want Outlook here. https://t.co/i7Lw4BWc7m
  • Mon, 17:40: RT @ShamusEMA: The GOP is still complaining about the private email server Hillary Clinton used 8 years ago as SoS. Today, it’s forcing t…
  • Mon, 17:40: RT @Microsoft: Lutendo Mabogo lives with five siblings near Johannesburg, and was selling pickled fruit to pay her university tuition when…
  • Mon, 17:40: RT @ShiraOvide: Same question I had when WSJ reported that the IRS bought location data, apparently for fraud investigations: Is there an…
  • Mon, 17:40: RT @tribelaw: .@BarackObama: “The degree to which these companies are insisting they are more like a phone company than they are like The A…
  • Mon, 17:41: RT @justin_cranshaw: A couple months ago, I joined @allen_ai's incubator to help make remote meetings better. Our startup is still stealthy…
  • Mon, 17:41: RT @wiredcanuck: Finally some long awaited new capabilities like "FQDN filtering in network rules" are being lit up in Azure Firewall. Che…
  • Mon, 17:41: RT @gchiemingo: Status quo https://t.co/Fo8ztPTKMF
  • Mon, 18:09: RT @antiproprietary: adtech companies should probably care about security, considering they get to serve content to a majority of websites…
  • Mon, 18:09: RT @uk_domain_names: If your immediate response is "but the UK didn't know the vaccine would be effective" that's to miss the whole point o…
  • Mon, 18:10: RT @uk_domain_names: Jul 2020: UK officially opts out of EU Covid-19 vaccine scheme. Aug 2020: EU expands vaccine scheme with a 5th compan…
  • Mon, 18:11: RT @katherinemiller: The phrase "then there are these disappointing pens" probably the most I've ever personally related to Barack Obama ht…
  • Mon, 18:58: did you know: super-handy thing you can do with file names in Office apps is *change the name right in the title bar* instead of having to close the doc, go to Explorer, change and re-open
  • Mon, 18:59: RT @JustSayXtian: Or you could stay home and attend services virtually, like my shul has been doing since February. These measures that you…
  • Mon, 19:00: RT @DennisCode: Some personal news ✨ I am excited to announce that I am joining @Microsoft DevRel as a Principal Cloud Advocate, helping s…
  • Mon, 19:01: RT @reillyusa: It’s 2020. If it “needs a VPN” then you’re really, really, totally and utterly doing it wrong. No ifs or buts.
  • Mon, 20:22: cloud showing up on supercomputing lists: Azure HBv2 joins Graph500 Top 20 list� https://t.co/HwnPBUU9C6
  • Mon, 20:24: connectivity testing for O365 no longer needs basic auth: Modern Authentication Support comes to Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer https://t.co/abYW9Wvs4z
  • Mon, 21:36: RT @aronchick: Just a reminder for #Kubecon attendees, I'll be speaking along side @iguazio about Kubeflow, MLOps and securing your models…
  • Mon, 21:37: RT @PodSaveAmerica: REPORTER: You spoke about the need to access the outgoing COVID-19 administration plans. What do you see happening giv…
  • Mon, 21:37: RT @histoftech: Great aunt Winifred is trolling you. She was programming computers before you were born and applies every security patch th…
  • Mon, 21:37: RT @jbmcculloch: Big news here! If you have always wanted a HoloLens 2, Azure Kinect DK, and more, here is your opportunity to win one! We…
  • Mon, 21:38: RT @GaryPretty: Microsoft Conversational AI November Update - Bot Framework Composer 1.2 with deeper integration into Power Virtual Agents…
  • Mon, 21:39: RT @EricaJoy: to comply with EO 13950, diversity training at @Stanford can't refer to structural or systemic racism...which a) is hot garba…
  • Mon, 21:43: RT @PaulomorgadoN: > Azure SQL with Managed Service Identity sandbox https://t.co/rW4zgosS7V https://t.co/u9HwbUQyFA
  • Mon, 21:43: RT @adamparsons: NEW: am told European Union is looking into way of fast-tracking any Brexit deal. Senior sources say it's now very likely…
  • Mon, 21:45: RT @Johnmont: We're trying to learn a bit about ONNX Runtime usage. Please help the team by filling out a simple survey. https://t.co/RWP
  • Mon, 21:46: RT @cuntrolharold: Good morning to Harry Styles slaying in a dress on the cover of Vogue and a reminder to wear WHATEVER makes you happy ht…
  • Mon, 21:47: auditors holding back security since whenever - or organizations who use auditors as an excuse not to implement things?� https://t.co/VStBovNEp7
Tags: #adhd, #essential, #i, #kubecon, #microsoft, #microsoftteams, #productivityscore, #prop22, twitter
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