Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Sun, 12:39: New security theatre seen in an email sig: "PLEASE NOTE: any attachment file names containing more than one dot (full stop) will be treated as SUSPICIOUS" Evil.really.lure.phish.GIF eh
  • Sun, 12:40: RT @adamjohnritchie: To make the vaccine, you need to grow up a huge volume of cells, they make the vaccine, then the vaccine is purified.…
  • Sun, 12:40: RT @adamjohnritchie: That means each manufacturing site has to on board the exact process and get it running. Usually this takes many month…
  • Sun, 12:40: RT @adamjohnritchie: When you book manufacturing capacity, you are booking the manufacturing slot. It might take 2 weeks to make a batch of…
  • Sun, 12:40: RT @adamjohnritchie: It costs the same-it takes the same number of staff, same equipment etc regardless of how good the yield is. It also t…
  • Sun, 12:40: RT @adamjohnritchie: It takes experience to get to maximum yields. The first manufacturing sites to join the consortium started this proces…
  • Sun, 12:40: RT @adamjohnritchie: Sites with less experience are still getting to that stage. You can get high yields from the start, but usually you do…
  • Sun, 12:41: RT @adamjohnritchie: #vaccinenationalism was always going to happen. Programmes for sharing the vaccine equitably are to be applauded but c…
  • Sun, 12:42: RT @JuttaPaulusRLP: @adamjohnritchie @MaxCRoser @JennerInstitute Read your thread. Having been head of quality assurance in a lab for a lin…
  • Sun, 12:42: RT @BetckeTimo: @adamjohnritchie @JennerInstitute The below link in German has a summary of the contract. AZ agreed to use all factories an…
  • Sun, 12:44: RT @maybulman: Excl: Home Office put refugees in barracks after fears better housing would ‘undermine confidence’ in system Internal docs…
  • Sun, 12:44: RT @MuseumoftheHome: When candles got cheaper in the 1800s, literacy rates improved. Behaviour and sleeping patterns shifted as the arriv…
  • Sun, 12:56: RT @ken_keenan: Yes, that's what you want: a former tabloid editor reputedly incapable of uttering a sentence unless it has the c-word in i…
  • Sun, 12:57: RT @ChasingDestinee: “I’m not following” https://t.co/Jx51yYu04T
  • Sun, 12:57: RT @SarahLudford: Liz Truss on #marr says it was a mistake for the Commission to threaten to invoke Art 16 of the Protocol. Yes it was, bu…
  • Sun, 12:58: RT @Aiannucci: During 1st lockdown I posted every day a piece of classical music I loved and hoped people might enjoy. @charliegould has ki…
  • Sun, 12:58: RT @flying_rodent: This objectively appalling man is one of the main reasons why Britain is on a rocket propelled trajectory into the toile…
  • Sun, 13:02: RT @DavidHenigUK: Tariff reduction has not been a route to growth for at least 30 years on account of tariffs no longer being particularly…
  • Sun, 13:04: RT @JolyonMaugham: "Doing nothing is not a neutral option and can be harmful, a point that the court did little to acknowledge." https://t.…
  • Sun, 13:05: RT @mjluxmoore: Violent clashes now in Chelyabinsk, in the Urals. It’s half an hour till the start of the Moscow protest, where Navalny a…
  • Sun, 13:06: RT @_h0x0d_: Extensible Storage Engine (ESE, or JET Blue) 🧐 https://t.co/pj8VH0vE6e
  • Sun, 13:09: Women using surrogacy are "fulfilling themselves", men are "indulging themselves"? It's as if double standards and sexism hurt *everyone* Much love to dad, baby and birth lady; hope it works well for all of them https://t.co/8KZwpbG27M
  • Sun, 13:15: RT @annaturley: Minister under fire over tweets about journalist who sent her questions https://t.co/4jk8muFJtA
  • Sun, 13:16: RT @MSFTResearch: Vision-language pretraining methods are quickly advancing in novel object captioning, especially useful in real-world ima…
  • Sun, 13:20: RT @sundersays: The Observer: "LBC's Maajid Nawaz's fascination with conspiracies raises alarm" https://t.co/N3vwnEgcoV
  • Sun, 13:20: RT @sundersays: Former @QuilliamOrg Director of Policy @ToubeDavid has also now confirmed publicly that he has left the counter-extremism t…
  • Sun, 13:21: RT @BEERG: Vaccine problems will be solved because they can be solved. Within months, they will be hard to see in the rear-view mirror. The…
  • Sun, 13:21: RT @BEERG: But Brexit problems will not go away. They are here to stay. Issues over vaccine availability are not going to make structural b…
  • Sun, 13:22: RT @BEERG: Only one thing is certain. Every week the Daily Telegraph will carry at least three articles predicting the imminent implosion o…
  • Sun, 13:27: RT @lhochstein: There’s a lot to unpack here, but one thing that caught my eye is: what’s the story behind specifically calling out Yahoo,…
  • Sun, 13:30: RT @mad_typist: @hectorg87 @shaft @Twitter I ran into this attitude from a subset of colleagues when I first joined. All of those people ar…
  • Sun, 13:31: RT @RealAbril: As if my termination couldn’t get any worse… Google decided after firing me that the best way to send a message to the world…
  • Sun, 13:31: RT @RealAbril: Google’s stance was that “our interview feedback case studies and curricula analysis demonstrate that current HBCU CS Depart…
  • Sun, 13:31: RT @RealAbril: TO BE CLEAR THESE ARE THE WORDS OF GOOGLE. The time I spent recruiting at HBCUs says otherwise by the way. The kids at Howar…
  • Sun, 13:32: RT @BootstrapCook: ✊🏼Solidarity with British Gas workers who are on Day 11 of strike action over ‘fire and rehire’ contracts being issued b…
  • Sun, 13:32: RT @buffaloverflow: Confirmed Sonicwall 0day + indiscriminate ITW exploitation 👀 https://t.co/PAYvOI2OV2
  • Sun, 13:33: RT @ImplausibleGrrl: I am *shocked*, *shocked*, I tell you that all these banned 'LGB Alliance' transphobic sub-Reddits were owned by ONE p…
  • Sun, 13:34: RT @mattturck: An angel investor in a troubled company playing the role of the ousted CEO in a TV series while the company may be going pub…
  • Sun, 13:34: RT @AmandaMarcotte: We should never underestimate how much climate change denialism helped train conservatives to believe that they can sim…
  • Sun, 13:36: RT @Kensan42: Apparently Swiss Journalist has been detained in Russia. https://t.co/2EMNyg3E5h
  • Sun, 13:36: RT @AnnaJerzewska: Rules of origin would be a clear benefit. The question is would that matter. What are the supply chains that would be af…
  • Sun, 13:38: RT @davidschneider: The government saying “now is not the time to learn lessons over Covid” is like a football manager suffering defeat aft…
  • Sun, 13:38: RT @SimonBruni: Guys, guys, guys. The UK has been doing the thing everyone is outraged that the EU suggested doing but didn't do. https://…
  • Sun, 18:54: RT @jsnover: We have just open sourced the core code (ESS/Jet Blue) of many of our largest cloud services (including the M365 Substrate)!…
  • Sun, 18:54: RT @smolrobots: Are you *seriously* telling us that the UK has trashed its trade relationship with its immediate neighbours, and is now see…
  • Sun, 20:56: RT @MaggieAstor: The youngest victim I spoke with was just 14 when Weaver started messaging him. https://t.co/agnfQZubW5
  • Sun, 20:56: RT @iGregoryJohnson: The inclusive tech problem is deeper than people know. Miami doesn't explore this enough instead we highlight the ju…
  • Sun, 20:58: RT @ProjectLincoln: The Lincoln Project’s legal response to the false and defamatory statements made by Rudy Giuliani. https://t.co/MshgYIM
  • Sun, 20:59: RT @AlexMartin: Scoop: Serco, the outsourcing giant behind NHS Test and Trace, has confirmed to Sky News that it was hit by a cyber attack…
  • Sun, 21:01: The card index in the Bodleian reading rooms went back a few decades when I was there; older books were indexed in giant bound paper volumes with each book's details pasted on accession https://t.co/pzL2L1NLea
  • Sun, 21:04: RT @TheSweetKat: The job interview and relocation process should not make candidates/new hires have to float one single cent out of pocket.…
  • Sun, 21:05: RT @marcan42: Do you know why the M1 is so fast, even at slower clocks? Because it is massively superscalar - more than any x86 CPU. Super…
  • Sun, 21:09: RT @troyhunt: So disappointing that more than 5 years on, @udemy still can’t get on top of their piracy problem. This doesn’t look like bei…
  • Sun, 21:10: RT @JenMsft: Did you know this little icon at the bottom of Search can extract the text from screenshots for you? 👀 https://t.co/xzBMqNLsuj
  • Sun, 21:11: RT @JenMsft: Powered by Bing Visual Search - you can do it from Edge too (or straight up from https://t.co/lA05HN2RHI) https://t.co/MA6v7JG
  • Sun, 21:12: RT @showmetheyamz: how do we tell hollywood that nobody wants to see the pandemic on tv. we are depressed, unemployed, and existentially pl…
  • Mon, 01:17: It turns out that I can turn almost any Gilbert and Sullivan lyric into a song about kittens because I have been singing Catafore for the last half hour, followed by The Kitkado
  • Mon, 01:44: RT @jongallant: If you are like me and customize the heck out of @AzureDevOps Boards Work Items, then you are going to like this Clickable…
  • Mon, 01:45: RT @p0sixninja: Apple denied my access to the security developer program because I haven't done enough work. Almost all my CVE's are credit…
  • Mon, 01:50: RT @getwired: Now that’s a bad idea! https://t.co/JQ6G7ot41j
  • Mon, 11:42: RT @MarcoDalPino: Windows 10 Device Guard and Credential Guard Demystified https://t.co/fdfLKJXi3I #MSFTAdvocate
  • Mon, 11:42: RT @nigelwUK: A bit longer than I intended: "Cleaning house starts with those who set the tone. It should not begin by seeking to frighten…
  • Mon, 11:44: RT @codepo8: 👉🏻 “TECH(K)NOW Day” 🔗 https://t.co/uHw1vZuqSD Women in Tech event looking for presenters.
  • Mon, 11:44: RT @uk_domain_names: It's interesting to see that, because of our policy of significantly delaying the second dose of the vaccine, the UK i…
  • Mon, 11:44: RT @cstross: Eight days for carrots to get to Belfast with complex Brexit checks “They have transposed deep water sea container regulation…
  • Mon, 11:45: RT @monkchips: In 1973, the 'Secret Lemonade Drinker' ad campaign was launched by London agency Allen, Brady and Marsh. Ross McManus wrote…
  • Mon, 11:45: RT @dhh: Autonomously driving cars are a total pipe dream at this point. Anything that's like a decade away from fulfilling its hyped promi…
  • Mon, 11:53: RT @GidMK: Now, instead of showing that school closures kill more people than COVID-19, the paper shows that school closures either kill no…
  • Mon, 11:53: RT @GidMK: For some context, the new figure of YLL that is caused by school closures if you cherry-pick just the results the authors would…
  • Mon, 11:53: RT @GidMK: But the real story here, to my mind, is that when junior colleagues CORRECTLY pointed out errors in a paper, they were ignored a…
  • Mon, 11:53: RT @GidMK: Meanwhile, the paper has been cited a dozen times academically, is in planning and policy documents across the world, despite th…
  • Mon, 11:54: RT @vivamjm: Public notice from Hannants: UK's biggest model kit & accessories supplier "There are still problems with sending parcels to…
  • Mon, 11:54: RT @vivamjm: suspect it is incorrect paperwork. We are very sorry but we cannot start taking orders knowing that these problems exist. We a…
  • Mon, 11:55: RT @vivamjm: We are no longer able to reply to emails asking when we will be opening up for EU orders. We are sorry but we do not know and…
  • Mon, 11:55: RT @vivamjm: Different EU countries seem to have different requirements and it is difficult if not impossible to find out what they all are…
  • Mon, 11:56: RT @depletionmode: I love Windows Application Guard for Office so so much. It's simply not annoying at all. (loads quickly, interfaces with…
  • Mon, 11:56: RT @ScottWlaschin: Just saw this #fsharp comment on HN 🤣 https://t.co/XRc89CWIYq
  • Mon, 11:57: RT @mrjamesob: Perfect moment to announce the editor-in-chief's apointment as chair of Ofcom. https://t.co/u1UdjmjkyT
  • Mon, 11:57: RT @LBCNews: The Duke of Sussex has accepted an apology and "substantial damages" from the publisher of The Mail On Sunday and MailOnline o…
  • Mon, 11:58: RT @oliverclement: The original motion was starkly different, and I was impressed with how this changed. There was sense on all sides, and…
  • Mon, 11:58: RT @zsk: It's always a man who writes to tell me HE IS THE ONLY ONE who really knows what's going on. Women don't do that.
  • Mon, 11:59: RT @SopanDeb: @benyt Ben kind of gets at it here, ie. Twitter shifts balance towards "star" reporters. True! But it also shifts power towa…
  • Mon, 12:00: RT @katebevan: No, banning anonymous accounts wouldn't get rid of abuse and hate: some of the worst offenders are here under their own name…
Tags: #fsharp, #marr, #msftadvocate, #vaccinenationalism, twitter
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