Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

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  • Tue, 13:29: RT @MindingPrivacy: Professors everywhere should join students in objecting to this kind of surveillance - vociferously and persistently -…
  • Tue, 13:29: RT @seatsixtyone: Press conference on night trains: From Dec 2021, new sleeper trains to be introduced Vienna/Munich to Paris and Amsterda…
  • Tue, 13:29: RT @hotgazpacho: “ReadyOP is a web-based platform developed for incident and emergency planning…. All users assigned to StateESF8.Planning…
  • Tue, 13:30: RT @ThomasMaurer: Introduction to Azure Defender for Resource Manager - the benefits and features 🔐☁🔧 https://t.co/CGyWxhccax #Microsoft
  • Tue, 13:31: RT @JessicaShurson: When I was a prosecutor, my office required women to wear pantyhose with skirts. And when some women started to wear an…
  • Tue, 13:32: RT @monkchips: joe biden has won this election so many times he has automatically won the next election. pretty sure that's how it works.
  • Tue, 13:32: RT @deviantollam: really awesome developments, since you can see from the wording that most of these statutes were being used to harass and…
  • Tue, 13:33: RT @jgrahamc: And... "Improving DNS Privacy with Oblivious DoH in 1.1.1.1" https://t.co/3PORMaKZtj Oblivious DoH is great because it answe…
  • Tue, 13:33: RT @DavidHenigUK: How about growing up and talking detail rather than spouting meaningless gibberish throwing around words like "dictated"…
  • Tue, 13:33: RT @lisaocarroll: EU-UK committee yesterday rejected calls for delays to Northern Ireland protocol. Cabinet office confirmed there will be…
  • Tue, 13:34: RT @mikko: Huge. This is the biggest ransomware demand I know of. https://t.co/KvDy1KaQjV
  • Tue, 13:34: RT @mrjamesob: The charity that will receive £10 every time I say the words'I told you so' on air in the context of Brexit is https://t.co/
  • Tue, 13:35: RT @Xbox: “I need a ball of yarn” - Meowster Chief https://t.co/Z83ofRSgfv
  • Tue, 13:36: RT @tqbf: Don’t use providers in foreign countries to avoid US surveillance, because it won’t work. Not only won’t it work, but the NSA is…
  • Tue, 13:36: RT @MSFTResearch: Join Microsoft Research for live sessions, project demos, and paper presentations today at #NeurIPS2020. Attendees can ch…
  • Tue, 13:37: RT @gvnshtn: I want to give this a very hard retweet! 😄 https://t.co/NWvsHPZle0
  • Tue, 13:37: RT @EricHolthaus: Lemme say that again: This is the hottest year that anyone who has ever lived since the invention of agriculture 10,000 y…
  • Tue, 13:37: RT @alanbeattie: At this rate it is going to be easiest simply to move December 31st itself to some time in the middle of next year. Bonus:…
  • Tue, 13:38: RT @GossiTheDog: If you want some free malware, download some Cyberpunk 2077 PC torrents. It's like a free duplicate of Malware Bazaar.
  • Tue, 14:41: On the Moral Collapse of AI Ethics - superb piece pointing out that the whole of our technocratic capitalism is a problem and the diversity initiatives we're allowed are pre-vetted to never be radical enough to tackle underlying problems https://t.co/1pIfRcImzZ
  • Tue, 15:25: so is it like Taco Tuesday and Biden is going to keep on winning Georgia again once a week, for all four years of his presidency?
  • Tue, 15:29: RT @balajis: “ISRIB’s extremely rapid effects show for the first time that a significant component of age-related cognitive losses may be c…
  • Tue, 15:31: RT @Mij_Europe: Senior Whitehall officials joking that Govt “concession“ on IM Bill was an “olive twig” rather than an “olive branch”, sinc…
  • Tue, 17:20: for the US shift: I go in depth on AWS Graviton with @primitivetype @QuinnyPig and @lizthegrey looking at what services it will power, what workloads it suits, what performance and perf/price it delivers and what the 70% of Graviton2 that's custom AWS silicon is for https://t.co/7B7oh2wkTv
  • Tue, 17:27: RT @WindowsDocs: You probably know the Windows Task Manager rather better than you should, but do you know why it works the way it does?…
  • Tue, 17:32: OK, I don't even *like* dark mode and that #GitHubUniverse reveal is fantastic great slippers @natfriedman !
  • Tue, 17:35: RT @dansitu: You don't have to be an expert on everything. Go deep on the subjects you love, lean on others' expertise for everything else,…
  • Tue, 17:36: RT @doctorow: When they write the history of this era, one of the strangest chapters will be devoted to Uber, a company that was never, eve…
  • Tue, 17:36: RT @doctorow: From the start, Uber's "blitzscaling" strategy involved breaking local taxi laws (incurring potentially unlimited civil liabi…
  • Tue, 17:36: RT @doctorow: But they had billions to burn. Mohammed bin Salman, the murdering Crown Prince of the Saudi royal family, funded Softbank - a…
  • Tue, 17:36: RT @doctorow: Vision 2030 is a scheme to diversify Saudi wealth away from hydrocarbons by attempting to establish monopolies that will allo…
  • Tue, 17:36: RT @doctorow: These schemes are longshots, and the fallback position is to unload failed monopolies - with staggering debt-overhangs - on i…
  • Tue, 17:37: RT @doctorow: That's what happened with Uber's IPO, of course - Softbank and Mister Bone Saw made out like bandits and Uber now lumbers on…
  • Tue, 17:37: RT @doctorow: Every long con needs a "store" - a place where the con plays out, like a fake betting shop where the scammers rope in the mar…
  • Tue, 17:39: RT @pmdfoster: Pitiless from @George_Osborne on how a handful of sovereigntists have driven #Brexit: "We’ll find, I suspect, that our spl…
  • Tue, 17:41: RT @jbeda: This is happening at noon pacific time this friday! Great to see contributors come together to celebrate those making an impact!…
  • Tue, 17:41: RT @QuinnyPig: So what's SageMaker Clarify going to say when I use "pictures of Fortune 500 CEOs" as my training data set?
  • Tue, 17:42: RT @lewis_goodall: BREAK: The Scottish government has announced 2021’s Higher exams have been cancelled- citing too much lost learning time…
  • Tue, 17:43: RT @FitzroyMotor: @mrjamesob Writes itself. Jim ‘INEOS’ Ratcliffe’s ‘Made In Britain’ Grenadier 4x4 to be made in Germany because of the “o…
  • Tue, 17:43: RT @QuinnyPig: Pack it in, SageMaker Clarify has solved the algorithmic bias in AI problem! It's called "Clarify" because that's what @aws
  • Tue, 17:43: RT @faisalislam: NEW: INEOS owned by billionaire Brexit backer Jim Ratcliffe officially end plan to build new Grenadier car in UK in Bridg…
  • Tue, 17:45: RT @pierce: It's really fun to watch Apple basically build AR glasses, piece by piece, hidden inside other products https://t.co/Lhfxachalp
  • Tue, 17:47: RT @StevePeers: The revolution eats its children...needless to say, an agreement on *implementation of the withdrawal agreement* is still a…
  • Tue, 17:48: RT @MarinaOLoughlin: want to know more about Eritrean food? Want a glorious Eritrean dinner delivered to your (London) door this Friday, on…
  • Tue, 17:52: RT @QuinnyPig: Now talking about how Intuit uses ML to figure out which congresspeople to lobby to stall implementation of pre-filled tax r…
  • Tue, 17:52: RT @ralph_squillace: For all those getting started with #WebAssembly outside the browser, have a look at Yo Wasm: https://t.co/8u9i6y2aJd,
  • Tue, 17:55: there's a lot to unpack in just one chart from #GitHubUniverse on transitive software dependencies: you have them, you have more than you think and the way the JavaScript ecosystem is structured with masses of frameworks pulled in feels almost certainly untenable https://t.co/5ErMJFk8Qv
  • Tue, 17:57: is an FPGA the right place to put your secret sauce? given what Azure can do with something that's just a component, I don't currently see that as the point of differentiation https://t.co/sic9Bjp0K4
  • Tue, 17:58: also apologies ,bystanders; if this conversation continues it will become one of those wretched nested tweets but at least that's better than separate quote tweets that break threading https://t.co/sic9Bjp0K4
  • Tue, 18:02: RT @jonworth: OK, it's the #BrexitDiagram you have been waiting for! Will there be a Brexit Deal at the crunch meeting between Johnson and…
  • Tue, 18:04: RT @iiyonite: For context: The Tutanota case began in October 2018 when the company received a request from the state police (LKA) to help…
  • Tue, 18:04: RT @iiyonite: The LKA did not ask Tutanota to unravel their business, nor to backdoor their e2e setup. All the LKA asked for was that unen…
  • Tue, 18:04: RT @iiyonite: So why is everyone talking about e2e when its not about e2e? (a) Tutanota played the e2e angle in its defense - which collap…
  • Tue, 18:06: RT @GeertBaeke: Earlier this week, I wrote a blog post about synchronizing certificates from Azure Key Vault to AKS with akv2aks. The sec…
  • Tue, 18:06: RT @beingbrina: I'm proud to announce this year's #BoldPrize is being awarded to three Black women in technology who are trailblazers behin…
  • Tue, 18:10: now that CentOS is shifting from a long-term support stability focus to an advanced tryout of RHEL, what's the LTS Linux distro of choice going to be (and does it mean a support licence? https://t.co/19AXr4EK6b
  • Tue, 18:20: I took an elderly HP tablet PC out of hibernation after maybe 8 years to donate it over the summer & it still had web pages with the old Microsoft design open; it was like time travel. I once sent a laptop off for repair, it came back with a new motherboard and still unhibernated https://t.co/8LvwmPzsDh
  • Tue, 18:41: interesting set of gender choices on a survey; can't decide if it's respectful or othering https://t.co/sy9uNLKwUH
  • Tue, 18:50: RT @bitandbang: The Edge team is currently hiring a Senior PM, focusing on a bunch of super interesting work around Edge + Chromium and web…
  • Tue, 18:50: RT @bitandbang: Remote likely okay, you'll just need decent timezone overlap with Redmond.
  • Tue, 18:50: RT @jeffteper: Announcing #SharePoint innovation reaching 200 million active cloud users 💚 - Growing faster than ever - 2X YOY - Powering…
  • Tue, 18:50: RT @jeffteper: More new #SharePoint users in last 12 months than first 12 years since Bill Gates launched Microsoft Online Services @ Share…
  • Tue, 18:52: RT @hichaelmart: Awesome: Workflow visualization for GitHub Actions – better visibility and understanding, esp for complex workflows 🤓 http…
  • Tue, 18:52: RT @neil_neilzone: I see we are doing "real names only on social media" again. What is a "real" name? What about those who cannot safely…
  • Tue, 18:54: RT @DivineOps: Sometimes when people don't make sense It's not because they are so much smarter than you It's because what they are sayin…
  • Tue, 18:54: RT @sinclairinat0r: New #WindowsInsider Beta and Release Preview update! IT Pros: Check out a new way to roll out updates in WSUS https://…
  • Tue, 18:58: Sketch 360 is one of those apps that works well on one screen but can take advantage of two� https://t.co/9nQWFvrPjz
  • Tue, 18:58: RT @WinObs: BTW - make this non-optional - set it up and set it up properly or the device does not work.... https://t.co/xjLyUjuwpW
  • Tue, 19:00: RT @QuinnyPig: I *LOVE* Cloud Audit Academy. It teaches auditors to cloud. "Why does that matter to me?" Because if AWS doesn't do it, it…
  • Tue, 19:02: RT @AnthonySalcito: Our goal at @Microsoft is to make sure everyone has access to tech education. That's why we're launching Get On 2021, a…
  • Tue, 19:04: RT @SashaK: Can someone please just cut to the chase and 'reinvent' RSS readers already? https://t.co/6zYTHVESki
  • Tue, 19:06: RT @mattifestation: Excited to share the methodology we apply to help scope attack techniques and increase the shelf life (i.e. ideally res…
  • Tue, 19:09: imagine if the damn apps were *in the Windows Store* because developers noticed that people still use their PC all day long� https://t.co/JVglRyGbva
  • Tue, 19:09: RT @codepo8: This message always baffles me. If I am important to you then you get me some sort of access, right? It's like a doctor's off…
  • Tue, 19:10: RT @monkchips: absolutely fascinating session on https://t.co/dsCDo0UV15 and it's use by public policy folks, which could have been a an ep…
  • Tue, 19:11: RT @FloorDrees: Y'all, I worked on this with a great team - people like @ixek & @sinedied Conveniently launched this #GitHubUniverse week…
  • Tue, 19:11: RT @ALLHailDolapo: Having Marian lead this session was quite literally "oh look a Black woman is directing the conversation". It was purel…
  • Tue, 19:11: RT @lizthegrey: @ALLHailDolapo Also some words about blameless postmortems, after having blamefully fired a person they wrongfully accused…
  • Tue, 19:11: RT @mitchellh: Nomad 1.0 is released! This release brings Namespaces to OSS, adds a beautiful new topology visualization in the UI, and jus…
  • Tue, 19:12: RT @cstross: Read this in the disapproving interior monologue voice of a 1950s FBI agent who is SHOCKED and HORRIFIED to discover that thes…
  • Tue, 19:17: RT @emplums: so proud of my coworkers on the @githubprimer team today - shipping dark mode was an unreal amount of work and it's been inspi…
  • Tue, 19:17: RT @DmitryOpines: 1/ If you want an insight into what being a trade negotiator is actually like, this is a pretty illustrative example. E…
  • Tue, 19:21: this is a lovely little scale for working out aphantasia (I'd maybe put the word 'apple' in 5 for people whose visualisation is an internal 'voice'; I'm somewhere between 0 and 1 but the more the background matters the closer to 0 I am https://t.co/Y3UCIUT6FF
  • Tue, 19:21: RT @idiot_girl: This is the man whose life you devalue when you say “it only effects old people and those with pre-existing conditions”. Yo…
  • Tue, 19:26: RT @bryanl: D&I efforts make me uneasy. I like the goals, but there’s something about being considered lesser that makes me uncomfortable.…
  • Tue, 19:40: mostly it's Phryne who sleeps between my ankles and she drapes herself; I can tell when it's Lyra because she muscles herself in and snugs in between my knees
  • Tue, 19:46: 37% of breaches use stolen credentials - not including phishing - so *PLEASE* use the GitHub features to help and stop committing your API keys to repos (200-900 keys are committed a month, people!) https://t.co/Nr437vUbOE
  • Tue, 19:50: RT @sbisson: Over at @infoworld I took a look at the new spatial analysis containers from Azure Cognitive Services; use machine learning to…
  • Tue, 19:51: RT @sbisson: I'm still croggled at the idea of millions of people doing the "see my handle" bit "I'm a little teapot" to adjust the volume…
  • Tue, 19:52: RT @getwired: Them: $550? Are you crazy?! Them: Those are so homely! Them: What a stupid name! Me: Lightning? C’mon. Me: There’s no analog…
  • Tue, 19:53: RT @QuinnyPig: An ordered list of my favorite APIs. 1. Twilio 2. Github 3. Stripe ... 47,634. Sending a fax to open a JIRA ticket 47,635.…
  • Tue, 19:54: RT @dlbowman76: "Move fast, break stuff" or - if applied to the planet "Sustainability is for wusses." https://t.co/QtKaamIvIu
  • Tue, 19:54: RT @maryjofoley: Also: MS is enabling IT pros to deploy Windows Servicing Stack Updates (SSUs) and the latest cumulative update (LCU) toget…
  • Tue, 19:57: RT @barbbowman: @maryjofoley Dell Mobile works with iOS devices. They didn't blame Apple. And it actually works fine on NON Dell computers.…
  • Tue, 19:59: RT @rajiinio: She didn't resign, a meta-thread. #IStandWithTimnit https://t.co/fW8rna6ql5
  • Tue, 20:03: RT @normative: It reads like gibberish composed by an AI to scam people with no technical background into thinking something very technical…
  • Tue, 20:03: RT @normative: TL;DR: “I am a top-secret 1337 haxx0r. I did a whois lookup of Domion Voting. LinkedIn says they have employees in Serbia.…
  • Tue, 20:04: RT @normative: Anyway. The thing is a farce. It does not read remotely like the work of anyone with any serious expertise in data forensic…
  • Tue, 20:04: RT @normative: I can’t help myself, another gem: A programmer who in 2012 wrote some code for a project sponsored by Facebook currently wo…
  • Tue, 20:04: RT @normative: I’m dwelling on this because *they submitted this to a court*. It’s not like this is a real analysis that’s flawed in some…
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