Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Wed, 12:32: I'm in the invisible *pre* 1993 bar. By 1993 I had already met my husband on the internet before that was where you met people! https://t.co/1GlEU6kPlB
  • Wed, 13:32: RT @IanDunt: 11.3% contraction this year. Largest fall on output for 300 years.
  • Wed, 13:32: RT @IanDunt: Economic output not expected to return to pre-crisis levels until fourth quarter of 2022.
  • Wed, 13:32: RT @IanDunt: UK to borrow �394bn this year equivalent to 19% of GDP. Highest level of borrowing in peacetime.
  • Wed, 13:32: RT @IanDunt: "I cannot justify a significant across the board pay increase for all public sector workers." Really dislike the comparison ma…
  • Wed, 13:32: RT @IanDunt: As expected, Sunak cuts foreign aid to 0.5%, breaking 2019 manifesto commitment. Last bit of symbolism of a supposedly more co…
  • Wed, 13:33: RT @IanDunt: Brexit wasn't mentioned once by the chancellor. In a spending review. 37 days before the UK leaves the single market and custo…
  • Wed, 13:36: RT @StewartWood: A £4bn levelling up fund for local area improvements seems a good idea. Now, in light of how PPE contracts have been award…
  • Wed, 13:36: RT @sbisson: 1993 I was working on data local loop technologies and ubicomp at a telecoms research lab; after coming out of academia. I eve…
  • Wed, 14:13: The skin on my hot milk looked amazing when I poured in my shot https://t.co/tQbGCbCVM3
  • Wed, 14:19: I'm the kind of person that uses vouchers and does free trials and collect points and I've been trying some new things like beer boxes and washing liquid subscriptions and my goodness, there are a lot of dark patterns out there...
  • Wed, 14:35: RT @tconnellyRTE: How significant were @vonderleyen's remarks to the European Parliament this morning? One senior EU diplomat says takes n…
  • Wed, 14:36: RT @tconnellyRTE: 2/ That this sentiment is being expressed by the European Commission President on Nov 25 with just over a month to Jan 1,…
  • Wed, 14:36: RT @tconnellyRTE: 3/ Yes, it takes two to tango, etc. But it's clear from Von der Leyen's comments that the EU is going to stand firm on t…
  • Wed, 14:36: RT @tconnellyRTE: 4/ “We are ready to be creative but we are not ready to put into question the integrity of the single market, the main sa…
  • Wed, 14:37: groundhog day again (and probably every day until actual January because I believe the UK government doesn't want a deal with the EU because they're literally 4D chess batshit crazy)� https://t.co/jzqvRWO2jC
  • Wed, 14:38: RT @PJTheEconomist: Here's the story from the OBR of the ever rising spending on Covid. Tru;y staggering. And very late. We should have ha…
  • Wed, 14:39: RT @MsPackyetti: Any American electoral commentary, predictions or work that lack a clear analysis of racist voter suppression is not wort…
  • Wed, 14:40: RT @hminto: Available on demand... https://t.co/bSUagQf8Fq
  • Wed, 14:40: RT @katie_martin_fx: laser owls. cool. https://t.co/Agos8gFjTM
  • Wed, 14:40: RT @danbloom1: So billions and billions extra going into the economy but: * Public sector pay freeze (apart from low waged and NHS) * min…
  • Wed, 14:40: RT @Bencjacobs: This is not a formal hearing. It's an all Republican gathering taking place at a Wyndham Hotel with an Eisenhower theme htt…
  • Wed, 14:41: RT @Bencjacobs: @bradheath @maggieNYT There is literally a Courtyard by Marriott next to that Wyndham---the Hilton Garden Inn is across the…
  • Wed, 14:45: RT @JolyonMaugham: The Government intends to be represented by five (5) barristers and five (5) solicitors at this hearing next week. Likel…
  • Wed, 14:45: RT @klillington: Really, really important issue. Ireland is at a very serious decision point -- do we let private companies own & sell our…
  • Wed, 14:49: RT @LaylaMoran: Today the Chancellor will announce the Govt is going back on its manifesto promise and cutting our overseas aid spending fr…
  • Wed, 14:51: RT @_brohrer_: What the paper illustrates so powerfully is that once a model is applied to data that isn’t well represented by the training…
  • Wed, 14:51: RT @_brohrer_: But the differences in performance on out of sample data are impossible to make guarantees about, and can be affected by tri…
  • Wed, 14:51: RT @_brohrer_: My take is that this has profound implications for any algorithm that makes judgments about a human being: facial recognitio…
  • Wed, 14:51: RT @_brohrer_: The paper's impact is seismic: it establishes that these use cases are not a fit for the current generation of ML algorithms…
  • Wed, 14:52: RT @graduatedescent: We emphasize *underspecification* as a distinct concept. Particularly, sets of learned or observed features that we ca…
  • Wed, 14:52: RT @AndrewE_Dunn: Operation Warp Speed's Moncef Slaoui notes that there was an age difference in AstraZeneca's trial between the groups rec…
  • Wed, 14:53: RT @graduatedescent: “AI lab declared they’re looking for individuals that can control the weather” https://t.co/ap7pqMMzSB
  • Wed, 14:57: RT @JolyonMaugham: Three days after @GoodLawProject broke the story of the $50m payable by a jeweller based in Florida to a Spanish busines…
  • Wed, 14:57: RT @minnierahman: Today's EHRC report is important but it isn't new. Every investigation into the Hostile Environment finds that it breaks…
  • Wed, 14:57: RT @mrjamesob: Your PMQs in brief. Q: Priti Patel is a bully. Why is she still Home Secretary? A: Why do you hate Priti Patel? Q: Who kee…
  • Wed, 14:58: RT @LibDemLords: Despite the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation reported deprivation and ethnicity are key factors in the morb…
  • Wed, 15:00: excellent news for authors; Audible backing down on egregious behaviour they should never have started on � https://t.co/V3dCLJAX7t
  • Wed, 15:03: RT @jasonmalinowski: Since just about everybody has been asking to have the output of source generators appear in Solution Explorer, here y…
  • Wed, 15:04: RT @AdamWagner1: *Magna Carta will not keep your gym open* The legal fantasy of being able to use ‘freedom on the land arguments’ to get o…
  • Wed, 15:14: RT @adamcbest: If trickle-down economics worked at all, like even a teeny-tiny bit, people wouldn’t be flocking to food banks right as the…
  • Wed, 15:16: RT @PickardJE: Starmer says Johnson wrote forward to ministerial code. “There must be no bullying, no harassment, no leaking, no misuse o…
  • Wed, 15:20: RT @mapo1: We're hiring research interns! If you're interested in a position with us in our Mixed Reality and AI Labs in Zurich or Cambr…
  • Wed, 15:24: RT @Brinkhoff_C: Microsoft #Edge is here to help! Soon to arrive in the Beta ring, #improvements into #Memory Usage in @MicrosoftEdge. Slee…
  • Wed, 15:27: RT @tiffaniangus: Just an FYI in case you weren’t aware: those books on the Costa short list? Their publishers had to pony up £5000 to get…
  • Wed, 15:27: RT @DavidHenigUK: As reported this is a level of complacency off the scale. Might agree some details in the next week for an enormous chang…
  • Wed, 15:29: RT @drlynnchiu: Who wants to join me on a Wikipedia edit-athon to add "philosophy of science in practice" to the relevant Wiki entries and…
  • Wed, 15:30: RT @JP_Courtois: Our work with @NASSCOM is making a huge difference in bringing AI skills to India – skills that are in huge demand. Hear m…
  • Wed, 15:30: RT @WithinRafael: Microsoft hides a meme factory behind Insert > Icon. Don't tell @bdsams. https://t.co/8g0gtwwldy
  • Wed, 15:33: RT @CaptainHippo: With the end of Kinect support on Xbox, can we just take a moment to remember how brilliant Kinect Sports Rivals was? Abs…
  • Wed, 15:41: good chart for working out if you *are* OK - and if there's more yellow or orange than usual this year, don't beat yourself up for failing, but look for support and self-care� https://t.co/57k4JCeLp5
  • Wed, 15:42: RT @JoshuaRozenberg: The @MoJGovUK has said we must wait until 2021 for a review of secret hearings that parliament said “‘must be complete…
  • Wed, 15:42: RT @chaser: After successfully pulling together to defeat a virus based on scientists' advice, nation says it is ready to learn nothing fro…
  • Wed, 15:44: RT @MissIG_Geek: Unfortunately, as of today, I am out of a job. Anyone need a DP geek?!
  • Wed, 15:44: RT @JP_Biz: Stormont’s Head of Brexit preparations: 🚨We face a very, very difficult January 🚨Pretty low levels of preparedness by business…
  • Wed, 15:44: RT @DavidHenigUK: @JTatLife @johnnyfiveuk @IanDunt We are considerably past the time when a UK-EU treaty can be properly scrutinised and de…
  • Wed, 15:45: RT @kerryritz: "Most people in my industry have faint regard for history. We don’t quite remember that San Francisco is and always will be…
  • Wed, 15:45: RT @sineadactually: JK Rowling's local anti-trans hate group are suing the scottish govt to try & repeal a law aimed at increasing the numb…
  • Wed, 15:45: RT @ColinYeo1: I really don’t think David Cameron gets enough stick for his role in the hostile environment, particularly right to rent - w…
  • Wed, 15:49: RT @sbisson: Over at @ComputerWeekly I look into the next year or so of Windows, through the lens of 2020's Build, Ignite, and Inspire even…
  • Wed, 15:51: cat coat genetics are amazeballs complicated (white+torties are expressing multiple coat colours PLUS pigment suppression and Lyra has just this *one* patch of tabby crimpling on her coat too)� https://t.co/qSvuUkraEi
  • Wed, 15:55: RT @EricNewcomer: “Everyone either thinks San Francisco is the center of the universe or it's dead,” says @annimaniac “It's just super anno…
  • Wed, 15:55: RT @DrBenLitherland: I'm watching We are the Champions on Netflix, and the North Carolina chili eating contest is more accepting and inclus…
  • Wed, 15:57: redundant code as a way of differentiating disc versions ;)� https://t.co/yaX7RnRhYf
  • Wed, 15:58: RT @seldo: DID YOU KNOW that it's possible to move from one state to another, or from one city to another, without writing a blog post abou…
  • Wed, 17:03: RT @LiatBenZur: We are hiring. Looking for a talented growth marketing leader with a bias for action & a knack for user journey optimizati…
  • Wed, 17:05: RT @bbc5live: 🎙 “If someone streams a @gomeztheband song, how much do you get paid for that?” 🗣“Oh I get paid nothing for that.” @MrTomGr
  • Wed, 17:09: RT @DavidBegnaud: BREAKING:CEO of Sanford Health, largest health system in the Dakotas, FIRED after saying there’s no COVID crisis & he’s a…
  • Wed, 17:11: RT @Elrancher0: @maryjofoley this is my first week with windows 10. This morning cortana reminded me of an important email that was sent to…
  • Wed, 17:12: RT @marylgray: Please also see a long, deep lit on this very topic in communication studies. Graham Murdock has decades of scholarship to c…
  • Wed, 17:27: RT @AntonSpisak: 2. Next year, a no deal Brexit would reduce real GDP by around a further 2% - as a result of immediate disruption to the b…
  • Wed, 17:27: RT @AntonSpisak: 4. Underneath these numbers, output would fall *below* the Covid levels for several key sectors: Manufacturing, profession…
  • Wed, 17:27: RT @AntonSpisak: 9. If there's one undeniable fact from the OBR figures, it's that the UK will not "prosper mightily" under no-deal, as the…
  • Wed, 17:28: RT @kylealden: I blame steak_umms for brand twitter.
  • Wed, 17:34: RT @MISS_Elasmo: Since starting MISS we get emails from little girls who are excited to find scientists that look like them! That's why we…
  • Wed, 17:35: RT @mrjamesob: 'I never thought leopards would eat *my* face,' sobs massive supporter of Leopards Eating People's Faces Party. https://t.co
  • Wed, 17:36: RT @anjuan: @tiffani You were well within your rights. You have to teach people how to treat you. I've started referring to people with t…
  • Wed, 17:37: RT @Bing_Chris: A friend who works as a teacher In Maryland had classes cancelled today because of ransomware. They described ransomware as…
  • Wed, 17:38: RT @mehdirhasan: Me: "Do you feel embarrassed to be running nonsense like [Diamond & Silk] on your network & calling it news?" Chris Ruddy,…
  • Wed, 17:40: if you want several thousand of these for Word, I put my massive autocorrect and shortcut list up on GitHub as AutoCorrn (because corrn is what I type to get 'correction' in Word) https://t.co/tqra7yFHgg
  • Wed, 17:44: RT @elizabday: Chrissy Teigen and the Duchess of Sussex speaking openly about something that historically has given women so much pain, sha…
  • Wed, 17:45: RT @bing: We’re shining a #GiveWithBing spotlight on Boys & Girls Clubs the only way we know how: fun facts! 1. The @BGCA_Clubs logo was d…
  • Wed, 17:45: RT @naumanbilly: I know a lot of flacks follow me on here and I would strongly suggest you all check out today's newsletter. I spoke to @bi
  • Wed, 17:46: RT @alexdecampi: there’s no room for impostor syndrome when ernest cline got paid to write this https://t.co/fsZoCDvXwt
  • Wed, 17:47: RT @DmitryOpines: I've only been following British politics for a few years, and there's loads I still don't know. Like, is there a law t…
  • Wed, 17:48: if everyone with a conscience resigns from the government (think we're up to nine now?), what's left..� https://t.co/KVM9IGSI8i
  • Wed, 17:48: RT @RobDotHutton: Here comes the Tory aid rebellion, with Sir Peter Bottomley saying he'll work with any MP to block the cut.
  • Wed, 17:49: RT @BruceDawson0xB: A nice overview of ETW tracing in relation to disk and file I/O performance. And I wrote that before I noticed that it…
  • Wed, 17:49: RT @LibDemLords: BREAKING: Lords votes 323 to 241 on cross-party amendment to the UKIM Bill to prevent the Government from spending money i…
  • Wed, 17:49: RT @PrisonPolicy: At least 11 state prison systems have given incarcerated people "free" tablet computers, which they then have to pay thro…
  • Wed, 18:32: RT @mikebaz: rumor to @Reuters : "Salesforce is trying to buy Slack!" Salesforce investors: "Hell no!" https://t.co/yuYmeHiA2a
  • Wed, 18:33: Brussels sprouts changed!� https://t.co/ZwFTyg082E
  • Wed, 18:36: RT @MayorofLondon: This report reiterates what we already know - that the Windrush injustice was entirely avoidable, yet the Govt pushed ah…
  • Wed, 18:36: RT @MayorofLondon: I urge the Govt to fully implement the recommendations of this report and the Lessons Learned Review. Until then, the Ho…
  • Wed, 18:37: RT @ConanOBrien: If you're going to a big Thanksgiving dinner, remember to take a Tupperware so you can have COVID for lunch the next day.
  • Wed, 18:38: RT @cannfloyd: So, we'll also be looking for trans readers for the podcast for this special issue and I'd love to have a list of folks read…
  • Wed, 18:39: RT @naledimashishi: The reactions to Meghan Markle and Chrissy Teigen going public about their miscarriages shows why so many people who go…
  • Wed, 18:39: RT @RozKaveney: Contrary to the standard narrative, the letter signed by 338 Guardian staff condemning institutional transphobia doesn't me…
  • Wed, 18:40: RT @SeanOnTwt: It is November 2020 and I just had enable flash on my kid's browser so they could play an educational simulation written in…
  • Wed, 18:40: RT @hildabast: It pains me to say this, but... I think the claims made for the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine are on *very* shaky gro…
  • Wed, 18:46: RT @DanielFerrie: 🇪🇺🇬🇧 @vonderleyen @Europarl_EN: “These are decisive days. I cannot tell you today if in the end there will be a deal. The…
  • Wed, 18:46: RT @DanielFerrie: “We will do all in our power to reach an agreement. We are ready to be creative. But we are not ready to put into questio…
  • Wed, 18:46: RT @DanielFerrie: “The EU is well prepared for a no-deal scenario but of course we prefer to have an agreement. One thing is clear: whateve…
  • Wed, 18:46: RT @deviantollam: Here's hoping this person has their work backed up in a few places and has a good attorney because I would expect a lot o…
  • Wed, 18:48: RT @krmarko: Salesforce investors not keen on stock dilution that would likely result from a Slack takeover. $CRM $WORK https://t.co/nRHMMH
  • Wed, 18:48: RT @MsftSecIntel: A recent campaign uses password-protected .zip files hosted on Google Drive, with the password (curiously incorrect in th…
  • Wed, 18:49: RT @MsftSecIntel: In the past weeks, researchers have noted the increased abuse of legitimate cloud hosting services in malware campaigns.…
  • Wed, 18:49: RT @DmitryOpines: No one could have predicted the EU Customs Union would apply its border rules... ... unless they read the January 2018(!…
  • Wed, 18:49: RT @devonzuegel: Interior design is one of those disciplines that's looked down upon a bit as superficial, but I've come to appreciate it m…
  • Wed, 18:52: RT @redhistorian: This is absolutely jaw-dropping. Do read the letter for examples of the answers Alexa gives. https://t.co/hmj6WUUhEs
  • Wed, 18:52: RT @jdportes: Protecting free speech means firing workers who express their opinions. I thought this *had* to be a parody, but apparently @…
  • Wed, 18:55: RT @MitchBenn: @mrjamesob It’s more “I never thought we’d shit on the poor people that *I* care about”, sobs staunch supporter of the Shitt…
  • Wed, 18:55: RT @mrjamesob: 'I didn't expect him to throw *me* under a bus', sobs massive supporter of Throwing People Under Buses Party. https://t.co/T
  • Wed, 20:27: RT @aardrian: Without heading to see family tomorrow, you will miss the opportunity to block Facebook at the router. But @marypcbuk remind…
  • Wed, 21:20: RT @TatianaTMac: Acknowledging luck and privilege in our success doesn’t invalidate our hard work. It contextualises it. Without it, we c…
  • Wed, 21:21: RT @tomwarren: our full Phil Spencer interview is here ⬇️ https://t.co/p92hmHBSaq
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