Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Thu, 12:59: RT @WithinRafael: Reminder: The Microsoft Trusted Root Program no longer supports root certificates that have kernel mode signing capabilit…
  • Thu, 13:15: RT @ckutterer: Microsoft is looking forward to continue our partnership with @VeraJourova and @EU_Commission to support this important effo…
  • Thu, 13:15: RT @lisaocarroll: And how did they publicise former Conservative MEP's appointment in the first place to chair this key body for EU citizen…
  • Thu, 13:17: RT @lisaocarroll: "the final report of the Committee on the appointment made clear that the new body is required to make a judgment on all…
  • Thu, 13:22: RT @JolyonMaugham: An absolutely incendiary thread from one of the country's leading biostatisticians about the Liverpool testing programme…
  • Thu, 13:24: RT @alanbeattie: Today's Trade Secrets: there's a wide variety of responses from EU governments about allowing Huawei kit into their 5G net…
  • Thu, 13:24: RT @GossiTheDog: We wrote a Threat Analytics report on SocGholish fake browser updates leading to advanced actors (and sometimes WastedLock…
  • Thu, 13:25: RT @LBC: 'There were certain people saying they'd rather eat grass than be in Europe. Well, that opportunity may very soon come their way.'…
  • Thu, 13:25: RT @cstross: Last month, every 2 days COVID19 killed as many UK nationals as terrorism since 1970, excluding Northern Ireland. If NI is in…
  • Thu, 13:28: RT @mkristensen: The Visual Studio extensibility team has an open position as Senior Software Engineer. Come join a great team!! #vsix h…
  • Thu, 13:34: RT @book_tokens: 🎉CALLING BOOKLOVERS IN THE UK & IRE 🎉 We love bookshops. You love bookshops. We're giving away 100 National Book Token…
  • Thu, 13:35: RT @ghostaditas: Hi y’all...!! We found him a home thanks to everyone’s kindness and generosity, but if you are interested in rescuing some…
  • Thu, 14:36: no need to be surprised when Microsoft does something Linux; it's pragmatic: Microsoft adopts or supports Linux when the customers are there, or when it wants to take advantage of the ecosystem with open-source projects, not to replace Windows https://t.co/8sScldF1o1
  • Thu, 14:49: RT @timnitGebru: Let me be very careful since I know what I'm dealing with and they can use everything I say against me. https://t.co/jwRke
  • Thu, 15:10: RT @InfoWorld: . @dotnetfdn is the home for more than .NET. It’s the open source hub for languages and frameworks to help you build on top…
  • Thu, 15:10: RT @nigelwUK: I hope to live a long enough life that I'll be able to see the look on @PritiPatel's face when a future government reintroduc…
  • Thu, 15:12: It is a cold day and I am enjoying my new winter hat but it tickles so I can't stop giggling in time with Phryne's purring� https://t.co/qg3BerxYOJ
  • Thu, 15:14: RT @EricaJoy: i wonder if obama did a little political chess move with his words about it. for him, every public word has to be strategic.…
  • Thu, 15:14: RT @matvelloso: Announcing Xbox for dogs https://t.co/yYHXgqko9T
  • Thu, 15:16: because everyone I know likes writing YAML so much (I actually rather like YAML, in principle at least, but it is not universally popular)� https://t.co/MEmCvYZGXD
  • Thu, 15:28: RT @mame82: The framework I created to study the privacy behavior of Android apps became a monster. Here is an attempt to explain it in a…
  • Thu, 15:28: RT @caro_milanesi: Women supporting women at its best in this exchange. Both amazing leaders and not just in their field but in their fight…
  • Thu, 15:30: RT @graue: Shot and chaser from SocketSite today. New housing construction is extremely concentrated in certain east side SF neighborhoods.…
  • Thu, 15:31: we shouldn't *need* to turn this into entertainment; are we pandering to antivaxxers by doing these stunts rather than just listening to experts?� https://t.co/qEHjX2rrYe
  • Thu, 15:32: RT @resing: ❤️ “her mission is to make this a welcoming and inclusive space for everyone who wants to build something on Microsoft 365, reg…
  • Thu, 15:36: RT @CocoonedPenguin: @grahambsi @GavinWilliamson Strange that @GavinWilliamson didn’t mention that the UK had the benefit of working under…
  • Thu, 15:36: RT @grahambsi: “I just reckon we've got the best people & medical regulators. Much better than the French/ Belgians/ Americans have. Becaus…
  • Thu, 15:36: RT @dotnetfdn: Take the .NET Foundation "State of .NET" survey! We want to know more about your #opensource usage. Plus there are #prizes f…
  • Thu, 15:39: RT @Noah_Abrahams: This is 100% accurate. @IanColdwater has a side hustle haunting everyone who's still using 1.14 or earlier. We had to…
  • Thu, 15:40: RT @katie_martin_fx: I will have my revenge, in this life or the next https://t.co/c3d6FQHdR7
  • Thu, 15:43: this is the way Amazon built up to Graviton over several years� https://t.co/83QJl1LYwZ
  • Thu, 15:43: RT @womenintech: Which #WomenInSTEM would you like to see represented? 🤔 https://t.co/oTkrcF9R8R
  • Thu, 15:46: RT @PrivacyMatters: I find too many examples of OneTrust (& other cookie consent management tools) deployed with defaults set to ON where t…
  • Thu, 15:46: RT @nancybaym: I am wondering how many job offers @timnitGebru will have by end of day and I hope it is so many she laughs all the way to t…
  • Thu, 15:48: RT @MikaelThalen: People are wrecking their Wi-Fi signals with 'Router Shields' to protect themselves from a non-existent 5G threat. But 5…
  • Thu, 15:49: RT @zsk: So disappointing that a panel about video games and popular culture is 3 guys agreeing with each other
  • Thu, 15:49: RT @steven_aquino: Apple has redesigned its accessibility website for the first time in a few years—it’s gorgeous, and captures their insti…
  • Thu, 15:52: RT @goCMNH: Before deciding if a #holotype species can be taxonomically added to the #Felidae family of mammals, researchers are required b…
  • Thu, 15:52: RT @kevinroose: The number of stories I've read today implying that Slack (Slack!) is a better-known company than Salesforce suggests that…
  • Thu, 15:53: RT @davrous: Can Web Assembly, Web Workers or Service Workers help you building more energy efficient Progressive Web Apps? Discover that v…
  • Thu, 15:53: RT @MayorofLondon: I applaud the decision some supermarkets have made to pay back the hundreds of millions they saved during the business r…
  • Thu, 15:54: RT @timnitGebru: Thank you :) I’m proud of the team we have assembled. I hope someone protects you. Sorry I couldn’t. https://t.co/J7JUCgSH
  • Thu, 15:56: RT @RossSmithIV: Take a look at the investments we're making in @Android Enterprise cross-profile support with @Outlook for Android! Now yo…
  • Thu, 15:57: RT @bluewaveing: @NYinLA2121 I like this construct... Socialism is when you get a free vaccine for a terrible disease based on publicly fu…
  • Thu, 15:57: RT @SierraTangoNYC: @NYinLA2121 “But if we all combine a bit of our wealth together we can collectively fund our fight against the scourge…
  • Thu, 15:57: RT @MindingPrivacy: “law-enforcement agencies have concluded that they don’t need a warrant to obtain location data on phones ... because c…
  • Thu, 15:57: RT @msftsecurity: Have peace of mind when it comes to your SQL Server security, whether deployed on premises, in Azure, or multi-cloud. Az…
  • Thu, 15:59: RT @nickgutteridge: EU Commission: 'We're convinced the UK regulators are very good, but we're definitely not in the game of comparing regu…
  • Thu, 16:00: RT @ericlaw: It's mildly alarming that Google invents inaccurate answers and cites more reputable sources when doing so. https://t.co/lCTiW
  • Thu, 16:07: RT @ZiziFothSi: YES THIS. When we get clients at work w/ new kittens from dodgy sources, they always seem to tell us that it’s “half Britis…
  • Thu, 16:07: RT @ZiziFothSi: Fucking gumtree pets I stg. You want a kitten taken from mum too early, covered in fleas, barely socialised, possibly inbre…
  • Thu, 16:07: RT @SwiftOnSecurity: Microsoft Teams real-time transcription feature is shockingly good. We're bouncing between people on a world-wide call…
  • Thu, 16:07: RT @SwiftOnSecurity: It seems to be very good at understanding Microsoft licensing terminology 😹
  • Thu, 16:08: RT @lizthegrey: What Google is doing to @timnitGebru is unconscionable and is disparate treatment. When I sent this letter to my manager an…
  • Thu, 16:09: hey @garius some gorgeous things here for your present list� https://t.co/eHS6h46WgF
  • Thu, 16:09: RT @StevePeers: Misleading legal claim from the Home Secretary. The deportation obligation under the Borders Act is subject to a number of…
  • Thu, 16:10: RT @dhh: Jason's book The Divide blew a huge hole in the established thinking that we're broadly eradicating poverty. That the trend is jus…
  • Thu, 16:10: RT @DavMicRot: Early reports of vaccine show it is clearly effective, but also has higher incidence of short-term side-effects than compara…
  • Thu, 16:11: RT @StephenMangan: This from @Jacob_Rees_Mogg categorically untrue but hasn’t been removed. Why? Either Mogg is mistaken and should delete…
  • Thu, 16:12: RT @DPhinnemore: 'Just over 20% of suppliers polled said they were planning to “pause GB-NI deliveries to ensure we can be legally complian…
  • Thu, 17:05: UK peeps; if you have a TSB Classic current account for the interest, from today it no longer pays any interest. You can get an interest-earning current account with Virgin Money (for the first �1k)
  • Thu, 17:25: RT @richturn_ms: In this superb article @marypcbuk provides a comprehensive overview of how Microsoft's pragmatic approach to Linux has evo…
  • Thu, 17:25: RT @richturn_ms: @marypcbuk I am humbled and grateful to have been able to play a small part in helping Windows and Linux not just coexist…
  • Thu, 17:29: oooh, Starbucks Deep Brew (groan) is reinforcement learning; it's only a couple of years since RL was academic research. lot of work by MSR NYC on contextual bandits to make the Cognitive Service decision API https://t.co/7LRhCGZANN
  • Thu, 17:39: RT @QuinnyPig: Frederic: "So you probably want to hear what does @Okta offers to AWS partners?" Dave McCann: "Nah. It just amuses me to dr…
  • Thu, 17:39: RT @QuinnyPig: There's now an API to allow a computer to click through the terms and conditions without reading them way faster than you ca…
  • Thu, 17:40: RT @QuinnyPig: "Enterprise companies want to unshackle themselves from the rigid, expensive, and brittle monolithic IT stack. Like Oracle f…
  • Thu, 17:41: RT @QuinnyPig: "Are you saying the AWS partner network is a shakedown?!" No. It isn't. But when I started it was a $2500 fee, and to a sol…
  • Thu, 17:43: RT @TheRealDoctorT: “Look doc, any day you gotta wake up early and go work, heck, that’s a Monday in my book.” “So, a work week is five Mo…
  • Thu, 17:43: RT @TheRealDoctorT: “I’ve been real sick in my life. I know how sick people are in this place. Every day isn’t a Monday, it’s a Friday, b…
  • Thu, 17:43: RT @TheRealDoctorT: Every now and then I see something that jolts me. That reminds me of the stakes. That puts human beings into context.…
  • Thu, 17:44: RT @TheRealDoctorT: Our numbers are climbing inevitably upwards. Thousands more will die, even as we are on the cusp of a vaccine roll-out…
  • Thu, 17:44: RT @richardjnieva: No comment yet from Google about its prominent AI ethicist saying last night that she was fired over an email https://t.…
  • Thu, 17:44: RT @MSEdgeDev: 🚨AMA Alert!🚨 Head over to r/MicrosoftEdge next Wednesday at 8am PT to chat with our team about the latest Beta release and…
  • Thu, 18:02: RT @CoreySandersWA: Really awesome announcements today!! Synapse is GA! And the new Azure Purview for powerful data governance. I am so exc…
  • Thu, 18:02: RT @roto_tudor: These are iPad stations being prepared for virtual ICU end of life visits by a palliative care doc I know. Jesus. https://t…
  • Thu, 18:04: RT @mattkbh: It’d be nice if there was a modicum of awareness that “Defund the Police” wasn’t an electoral slogan for Democrats to run on,…
  • Thu, 18:05: this is the next stage of the work Simon Peyton-Jones has talked about, to make the most popular programming language a better programming language� https://t.co/Uo9Kuy3Luo
  • Thu, 18:07: Microsoft hitting on the importance of data lineage in Synapse because everyone should care about knowing where their data came from and where else it's used
  • Thu, 18:18: to be fair, Microsoft doesn't say multi-cloud much, even when showing Synapse working with data in S3 https://t.co/XIdCWUZN9y
  • Thu, 18:27: RT @nicolefv: What are days even? We wondered what work looks like this year and man… hive five y’all, we’re gettin’ it done. Across 4 time…
  • Thu, 18:27: RT @HarryJosieGiles: If the effect of the Tavistock JR is that GIDS is even more restrictive in prescribing puberty blockers, the practical…
  • Thu, 18:28: RT @HarryJosieGiles: Because the JR doesn't and can't actually ban puberty blockers, it functions as an obstacle to adolescent transition w…
  • Thu, 18:28: RT @HarryJosieGiles: The gatekeeping of trans health, in a world where everyone from kids up knows about transition and can get the blocker…
  • Thu, 18:46: RT @evanepstein: Very interesting interview with founders of the BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine by ⁦@karaswisher⁩. Dispels the notion that timing…
  • Thu, 18:46: RT @AMtwo: Working on moving troubleshooting guides out of a KB & into an @AzureDataStudio Jupyter Book. Would be really handy if I could…
  • Thu, 18:46: RT @johnbattelle: Has anyone else noticed browser-based Gmail changed how it manages keyboard-based forwarding and other mail handling shor…
  • Thu, 18:46: RT @jennylayfluffy: Theme of International Day of Persons with Disabilities is “Building Back Better”, - a disability-inclusive, accessible…
  • Thu, 18:47: RT @math_rachel: I love that @timnitGebru spoke about clique culture at CVPR 2018, about how hard it can be for outsiders to break into mac…
  • Thu, 18:48: RT @math_rachel: I have long admired @timnitGebru for her brilliance, moral courage, clear voice in speaking up for what is right, & influe…
  • Thu, 18:48: RT @math_rachel: Timnit worked with @jovialjoy on the original GenderShades research, which has had a profound impact on facial recognition…
  • Thu, 18:50: RT @TwitterSupport: We appreciate the feedback you gave us through this run of our prototype app twttr. For now we’re turning it off so we…
  • Thu, 18:52: RT @karaswisher: Question for tweeps: what was the name of the well funded network that experts could sell time on at the start of the inte…
  • Thu, 18:52: RT @garius: Dear BBC, Can we have every Tony Hart episode ever made up on iPlayer please, or just 48hr streams of them on Twitch every wee…
  • Thu, 18:55: I wonder if he'll talk about what he's been working on in the 3 years since he came back to Microsoft? https://t.co/onHG7uTabahttps://t.co/LME9IPD4r5
  • Thu, 18:55: PHEW!!!!� https://t.co/DRDUlh15fq
  • Thu, 18:56: RT @kharijohnson: "She was terminated for what we all aspire to do and be." Tawana Petty (@Combsthepoet) on Timnit Gebru. She dedicated her…
  • Thu, 18:56: RT @nicolefv: It's my birthday, so you should really go check out the latest Octoverse reports. this year, with EVEN MOAR DATA did you kno…
  • Thu, 18:57: RT @2plus2make5: I am giving a review talk on algorithmic fairness tomorrow, and no author is cited more than @timnitGebru. Her research is…
  • Thu, 18:58: RT @amencarini: Google fired the technical co-lead of the Ethical Artificial Intelligence Team for *check notes* doing an ethics https:/…
  • Thu, 18:58: RT @duckbunnyben: Gillick competence = Roe v Wade. Gillick competence just got overturned for trans kids, via a gleeful, malicious reversal…
  • Thu, 18:59: diversity, risk modelling and good documentation are all equal first� https://t.co/cnNxzonrls
  • Thu, 18:59: RT @matvelloso: Ooooh Microsoft editor plugin now does proof reading in multiple languages!
  • Thu, 19:01: RT @RussInCheshire: "Covid is less deadly than flu" So I looked into it. Data from USA (sources in next tweet) Average annual flu deaths…
  • Thu, 19:01: RT @KimCrayton1: This seems like a great place to remind folx of the Guiding Principles https://t.co/pfdapuZjVT https://t.co/IRQgdFUPTU
  • Thu, 19:02: RT @caitie: Hey folks, my team, the Azure Sphere Security Services is hiring Senior & SDE2s! Come help us build the services that will hel…
  • Thu, 19:02: RT @Craig_A_Spencer: Even with proper protocols and masks and everything else you can do, there is just so much virus circulating that air…
  • Thu, 19:02: RT @Craig_A_Spencer: Maybe you're thinking of driving to friends/family, minimizing stops along the way? Way safer, right? Not necessarily…
  • Thu, 19:02: RT @Craig_A_Spencer: Regardless of where you are in the coming months, if you have to be inside with others, make sure the space is well ve…
  • Thu, 19:02: RT @Craig_A_Spencer: Personally, I wouldn't. Even here in NYC where the amount of virus is lower than much of the US, I won't eat indoors.…
  • Thu, 19:03: RT @Haleaziz: Something that sticks out in the filing: DHS says to Judge Sullivan that the agency obtained the contact information for the…
  • Thu, 20:02: Will be interesting to see if Edge implements the Chrome Root Program or sticks with OS-level root stores on each platform (which will usually be a superset) https://t.co/1wK6Xp8s5o
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