Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Wed, 12:02: RT @clarebarclay: Microsoft is to support @ECB_cricket in its quest to digitise all aspects of Cricket while using technology to have a pos…
  • Wed, 12:02: RT @AAT_transcribes: Are you looking for transcripts or captions for your... 🎙podcasts? 💡online lectures? 💬research interviews? 📣online co…
  • Wed, 12:05: Because a service with profound accessibility issues discourages a diverse community? https://t.co/GXkdDtdABS
  • Wed, 12:05: RT @nikomatsakis: I'm looking for blog posts or other detailed stories of people using async-await in #rustlang. I'd like to understand the…
  • Wed, 12:06: RT @preshitorian: #LongCovid. What happens when there’s full and final realisation that we were left to the mercy of a multi-system virus,…
  • Wed, 12:06: RT @RachelBarkow: Imagine appearing in a court proceeding as a kitten and having to declare that you're not actually a cat and still not cr…
  • Wed, 12:07: RT @katie_martin_fx: what if they are just testing their eyesight? https://t.co/l9GusYzBzs
  • Wed, 12:09: RT @StewartWood: It’s like we are in the Twilight Zone... Boris Johnson’s major change to the Theresa May Brexit transition proposal was PR…
  • Wed, 12:14: RT @doctorow: Trademark was established to protect buyers, by allowing the makers of well-known goods to punish rivals who sought to deceiv…
  • Wed, 12:15: RT @nigelwUK: I think this anti-trans chap on Woman's Hour needs to be challenged a lot more. He's barely being questioned, and given free…
  • Wed, 12:15: RT @rupertg: So what's it to be, Kate? A land border in the island, bringing back terrorism? The UK rejoining the CU/SM? NI leaving the UK…
  • Wed, 12:16: RT @Dr2NisreenAlwan: ‘Caution’ doesn’t mean just hand gel. It means acknowledging the airborne transmission of covid and resourcing schools…
  • Wed, 12:17: RT @clemensv: 5/5 Event stream engines are optimized for and designed around the time axis. They excel at moving and parallelizing deliver…
  • Wed, 12:19: RT @alxbrsn: Pytosquatting: In Python, the 'install' name of a package can be different from the 'import' name. This allows for an unique…
  • Wed, 12:20: RT @alxbrsn: I tried this out against some Google open source projects and it actually got me inside two *.corp.google.com machines. Howev…
  • Wed, 12:20: RT @alxbrsn: Fun fact: those packages are long gone from PyPI but for some reason they are still up on some sort of Chinese mirror, and I s…
  • Wed, 12:20: RT @alxbrsn: Finally, a brief look at how each package hosting service responded after seeing the test packages: * npm - initially deleted…
  • Wed, 12:20: RT @blowdart: @BennoInderbitzi @alxbrsn To give a use case from .NET, we have internal packages for testing infrastructure. Those were on a…
  • Wed, 12:21: RT @arkadiyt: @alxbrsn Airbnb was vulnerable to this issue years ago and maybe still is today - we used geminabox (https://t.co/bvGOdsPc6Y)…
  • Wed, 13:37: OnPrem Native is mainframes, right? IBM will have a cloud advocacy team on it *stat*� https://t.co/mPALG9XgJ0
  • Wed, 13:37: RT @DavidHenigUK: Short of making factories less productive we are not going to see a surge in manufacturing jobs anywhere. Better then to…
  • Wed, 13:39: RT @LibDemLords: Lib Dem Dominic Addington has a Urgent Question on the calls by 180 human rights organisations to boycott the 2022 #Winter
  • Wed, 13:45: all of this, but I believe the main motivation for McDonalds was that you can get more coffee out of the same amount of beans when you use superheated water (and they had been warned by local health and safety multiple times)� https://t.co/EcuOOuwD3H
  • Wed, 13:46: RT @elvashayam: fellow white millenials, gen z comrades, we're not enemies. nor are our xer or boomer elders. we're all victims in this cap…
  • Wed, 13:49: RT @CoffeeAndKink: A reminder for straight men as we approach Valentine's Day: doing household chores isn't a gift you give your partner, i…
  • Wed, 13:50: RT @SamiraNadkarni: "Apolitical" means having enough power to pretend power doesn't exist. It's genuine nonsense and can't be "humanitarian…
  • Wed, 13:51: RT @EyeEdinburgh: Ten days after the Labour Party won the Opposition debate in the Commons on #Grenfell & #cladding, the Conservatives are…
  • Wed, 13:51: RT @OzKaterji: It's no wonder the *silent majority* stay silent on trans issues, precisely because the extremity of the backlash for expres…
  • Wed, 13:52: RT @kubwabo: I am so happy to announce that Scotland’s first ever Black superhero comic book has reached 3500 copies sold worldwide. These…
  • Wed, 13:52: RT @Dictionarycom: "Meritocracy" comes to us from "The Rise of the Meritocracy", a 1958 satirical work by British sociologist Michael Young…
  • Wed, 14:00: they found the culprit app: the detective work is fun - it's an Indian mobile app that became popular when TikTok was banned (that doesn't actually display the image); unintended consequences at scale � https://t.co/QteNdicLR2
  • Wed, 14:01: RT @saltire: @ruskin147 The UAE has indoor air-conditioned ski resorts in the freaking desert, and they can't keep up with Bitcoin's power…
  • Wed, 14:03: dear editor, the reason I didn't deliver any copy is "due to unforeseen logistical circumstances" but please find attached my invoice anyway� https://t.co/PzfzYf4bnc
  • Wed, 14:04: RT @AngelaRayner: The Prime Minister just refused to extend the evictions ban. He didn't even answer the question. Families are facing ev…
  • Wed, 14:04: RT @Steven_Swinford: Looks like MPs *won't* get a vote on the 10-year sentence for travellers who lie on passenger information forms The g…
  • Wed, 14:05: RT @heydonworks: Was just apoplectic about this yesterday. A trip to London to get a visa in person for every 3 day trip into the EU? Jesus…
  • Wed, 14:06: RT @sturdyAlex: A mad piece, even by Mail standards. A few sentences in, the author actually agrees with WHO's central finding, paraded in…
  • Wed, 14:06: RT @MarkDiStef: Love it. Journalist asks Vestager whether Tesla is still a green company, and can access European state aid for battery cel…
  • Wed, 14:07: RT @mattsreynolds1: The UK variant may have evolved in just one person, infected with the Sars-CoV-2 virus for an unusually long time. So…
  • Wed, 14:09: RT @rolandmcs: The leader of the Conservative Group at Corby Borough Council replies... https://t.co/frRESWbkps
  • Wed, 14:09: RT @LibDemLords: Surveys show 1/3 of people stop self-isolating between 1-5 days, despite cash support, their financial struggles forces pe…
  • Wed, 14:09: RT @codepo8: As I am getting a lot of DMs lately of people asking me to "become a programmer" I want to point out this excellent curriculum…
  • Wed, 14:10: RT @FinancialTimes: The alt-right’s historical moment has not passed. Younger members — many of whom were teenagers at the time of Charlott…
  • Wed, 14:10: RT @MayorofLondon: Our new report predicts that Brexit could cost London’s economy £9.5bn a year, with the service sector bearing the brunt…
  • Wed, 14:11: I wonder if I could get Satya to retweet my piece on *how* Microsoft made Excel Turing-complete ;) https://t.co/YdMuDZda1bhttps://t.co/m9cTHtSmt8
  • Wed, 14:11: RT @JoshuaRozenberg: You may be right in thinking that the Forgery Act would not cover lying when filling in the form. As far as I know, th…
  • Wed, 14:13: RT @stephenpollard: Just grotesque. Revolting in its complacent, wilful idiocy. As if legislation to deal with a pandemic that has killed…
  • Wed, 14:14: RT @susie_dent: Etymology of the day is 'crony': 17th-century slang at Cambridge University for an old friend or contemporary (from the Gre…
  • Wed, 14:15: RT @bryan_talbot: Hey, everyone 👋🏻! We’ll be posting an image a day from Bryan’s work from now on. Some of these haven’t been shown to the…
  • Wed, 14:15: RT @kprather88: HEPA filters do an excellent job filtering out virus- and other pollution aerosols. Do NOT buy extra gadgets like "plasma"…
  • Wed, 14:21: RT @chris_herd: 🏢HQ’s are finished: companies will cut their commercial office space by 50-70% The will allow every worker to work from ho…
  • Wed, 14:21: RT @chris_herd: 🌍 Fully distributed: ~30% of the companies we talk to are getting rid of the office entirely and going remote-first Compan…
  • Wed, 14:21: RT @chris_herd: ⭐️ Access talent: The first reason they are going remote-first is simple – it lets them hire more talented people Rather t…
  • Wed, 14:21: RT @chris_herd: 💰 Cut costs: The second reason they are going remote-first is because it lets them be far more cost-efficient Rather than…
  • Wed, 14:21: RT @chris_herd: 📈 Remote burnout: The productivity inside the companies we’ve spoken to has gone through the roof Their biggest concern is…
  • Wed, 14:21: RT @chris_herd: ✈️ Remote onsites: 60%+ of companies we talk to are already thinking about ways to use time together physically to improve…
  • Wed, 14:21: RT @chris_herd: 💃 Personal choice: the smartest people I know personally are all planning to work remotely this decade The most exciting c…
  • Wed, 14:21: RT @chris_herd: 🚨 Async work: is the thing that organizations are struggling with most The majority of companies have replicated the offic…
  • Wed, 14:21: RT @chris_herd: 🤕 Personal injury: These are exploding. Companies haven’t moved quickly enough to prevent them and back, neck and repetitiv…
  • Wed, 14:22: RT @chris_herd: 🌐 Universal problems: doesn’t matter the size of the organization, every company is dealing with the same thing We spoke t…
  • Wed, 14:22: RT @chris_herd: 👻 Remote fear: most companies aren’t scared about the quality of work that will be produced They are scared about intangib…
  • Wed, 14:22: RT @chris_herd: ✍️ Written over spoken: documentation is the unspoken superpower of remote teams. The most successful team members remotely…
  • Wed, 14:22: RT @chris_herd: 🎳 Internal community: Team cohesion and company culture isn’t impossible remotely – but it’s very different In the same wa…
  • Wed, 14:27: RT @sbisson: Over at @techrepublic I take a look at using Visual Studio @code with @Raspberry_Pi; using it on a Pi desktop in @ubuntu's 64-…
  • Wed, 14:27: waking up to see these through the loft window is always disconcerting� https://t.co/pp4TtoKi3c
  • Wed, 14:29: RT @lewis_goodall: PM: "It is absolutely essential that there should be untrammelled free trade...between all parts of the UK including...i…
  • Wed, 14:30: RT @npseaver: It should really not take so long in this article to get to the fact that teachers are refusing to teach in-person BECAUSE TH…
  • Wed, 14:31: RT @ariaupdated: It's official! #WSUS admins deploying quality updates on Windows 10, version 2004+ can easily deploy one cumulative update…
  • Wed, 14:32: RT @JoshuaRozenberg: Wrong on both counts, I’m afraid. It’s Associated Newspapers, not the Associated Press news agency. And they are not o…
  • Wed, 14:32: RT @davidallengreen: Brexit and the Good Friday Agreement A response to Vernon Bogdanor By me, at @prospect_uk https://t.co/uUd7myBuVu
  • Wed, 16:16: RT @levie: Today Box announced the all new Box Shuttle! Now you can migrate large amounts of content (petabytes!) from nearly any data sour…
  • Wed, 16:18: RT @cstross: With ‘Murrica waking up now, I’m going to have to delete this tweet before the techbrocryptodudes brigade my mentions with the…
  • Wed, 16:18: RT @dangranata: After an entire lifetime in the arts (theatre & English major), I backed in to development through a passion project (crea…
  • Wed, 16:18: RT @runasand: Want to move the needle and help shape people’s understanding of information security? Write a blog post, an article, or an o…
  • Wed, 16:19: RT @bernierh: Cool demo of the new global nav bar in #SharePoint by @Meltorac . Can't wait to show this to all my clients! https://t.co/nws
  • Wed, 16:21: RT @njukidreborn: Another appealing feature of the new native notebook support in VS @code we now support diffing rich outputs. Being able…
  • Wed, 16:23: RT @BradSmi: A healthy business needs to be part of a healthy community – and a healthy community needs affordable housing. @janebroom shar…
  • Wed, 16:24: RT @PrivacyMatters: Why do I get the feeling this next piece was written by an adtech lobbyist? "To avoid cookie consent fatigue, an end-us…
  • Wed, 16:24: what even is tracking� https://t.co/TzXI4KrCPl
  • Wed, 16:24: RT @admanzzz: +1 Be empathetic, for the most part it’s not like people aren’t trying. And too often security vendors chase the latest iss…
  • Wed, 16:25: RT @killedbygoogle: I'm just a boy standing in front of a webcam waiting for you to let me join this fucking Google Meet.
  • Wed, 16:25: RT @DougJBalloon: While the optics of using a cat filter on a professional Zoom call are less than optimal, they are, most technology exper…
  • Wed, 16:25: RT @RdotSpoon: Again. They are capable of blasting every single cellphone with curfew notices when BLM protests are happening, but they can…
  • Wed, 16:26: RT @GossiTheDog: If you work in cybersecurity, you are as important as the person who fixes the toilets in your office. People realise th…
  • Wed, 17:46: KEBLAK in action https://t.co/V5SFTwumH6
  • Wed, 17:59: RT @ProMikeBaz: "Dangling DNS" might sound like something you wouldn't say in polite company, but it's an important security concern (one M…
  • Wed, 18:00: RT @vivainio: Looks like python 3.10 is going to get pattern matching, which means we will have all the semi skilled programmers complainin…
  • Wed, 18:00: RT @RobbieGramer: Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has been released from prison. She was detained for nearly 3 years afte…
  • Wed, 18:13: tech companies walk a fine line on following and interpreting laws; governments get a tiny bit twitchy when tech takes the initiative on decisions but tend not to like them pointing out what the law says either � https://t.co/Cnr4VKQc6n
  • Wed, 18:14: important not to count early scientific discoveries that relied on the scientist being rich enough to fund themselves ;)� https://t.co/Ri9ZSJ9jsF
  • Wed, 18:14: RT @i_a_r_n_a: Signing will not save you. Signing will not save you. I'm sorry, but signing will not save you. Sometimes I think it's the o…
  • Wed, 18:21: RT @noopkat: "in tech we like solving hard problems" I will continue disbelieving this statement until this industry stops cherry picking…
  • Wed, 18:21: RT @noopkat: hey if your idea fundamentally causes hard exclusion for accessibility reasons maybe it’s not actually a cool idea. this is…
  • Wed, 18:28: RT @K8sContributors: The #Kubernetes Slack now has a Pronoun field in your profile!  Please populate it with the pronouns that are appropri…
  • Wed, 18:30: RT @betsyweber: Looking for your new job? Join the M365 Virtual Community's Career Fair! #MVPBuzz #M365 https://t.co/dtACvp2J8a
  • Wed, 18:30: RT @DavMicRot: Speaking truth to power, even with occasional lack of civility, should not preclude you from holding a position of power in…
  • Wed, 18:30: RT @bitchwhocodes: Robotics, tinkerers, inventors, creative engineers = cool job alert with a pretty stellar group at MSFT in Redmond getti…
  • Wed, 18:35: RT @Karnythia: They were not poor. Overextended in middle class credit card because of aspirational wealth behaviors is not economic anxiet…
  • Wed, 18:35: RT @zsk: Turns out all that money I have saved by not going out, or seeing friends, or commuting to work, is going on the energy bills inst…
  • Wed, 18:42: RT @markgurman: Inside baseball, but Apple’s former mighty head of PR @dowling is now head of PR for @OpenAI. Congrats Steve.
  • Wed, 18:57: RT @panopticoncntrl: Recommendations for .NET 5/Core based static site generators that work well with Azure Static Web Apps? I've realized…
  • Wed, 18:57: RT @windowsdev: The C#/WinRT team is excited to announce their latest release, including a preview of C#/WinRT Authoring and an update to t…
  • Wed, 18:58: RT @surfaceduodev: Join us online in about 2 hours (11am PST) to talk about #dualscreen #SurfaceDuo dev with @xamarinhq https://t.co/chTzbe
  • Wed, 18:59: those whacky Tories, what will they do next?� https://t.co/HTJfDQ40zX
  • Wed, 18:59: RT @PrivacyMatters: (15) "Electronic communications data should be treated as confidential. This means that any interference of electronic…
  • Wed, 18:59: RT @PrivacyMatters: communicating parties should be prohibited." <folks should take note of associated text " As technology evolves, the te…
  • Wed, 18:59: RT @PrivacyMatters: capturing payload data or content data from unencrypted wireless networks and routers, including browsing habits withou…
  • Wed, 18:59: RT @heyjulesfern: When companionship is allowed again, I'm declaring complete friendship amnesty. We didn't talk for a year? Cool, I unders…
  • Wed, 19:00: RT @owillis: When Blacks and Latinos do crime we just throw em in jail and throw away the key. When white people crime we spend a lot of ti…
  • Wed, 20:26: I call lettuce the nutritionally insignificant vegetable, especially iceberg and as we got iceberg in our veg box I'm looking up recipes and I'm finding lettuce pesto and lettuce colcannon and yeah NOPE
  • Thu, 01:35: RT @maddow: Occurs to me now that those of us who've covered this story, and the public who've followed coverage of it, have seen some (but…
  • Thu, 01:35: RT @WithinRafael: PSA: Project Reunion decision just landed, RS4 and below support dropped. Home/Pro are already EOL, Edu/Ent are EOL in ~…
  • Thu, 01:35: RT @yashar: Instagram has taken down the account of @RobertKennedyJr. Kennedy is the most vocal anti-Vaxxer in the US. He had 800k follow…
  • Thu, 01:36: RT @isaach: come be the business manager for my team it's going to be awesome 🙌 https://t.co/ZNfie7sxp5
  • Thu, 01:36: RT @sarah_edo: IMHO, we should normalize bragging to your manager. A good manager should be paying attention to the work you're doing, but…
  • Thu, 01:37: RT @blakersdozen: Instagram's statement on its ban of anti-vaxxer Robert F Kennedy Jr: "We removed this account for repeatedly sharing debu…
  • Thu, 01:38: RT @steveklabnik: Congrats to the @golang team; it is difficult to make big changes to a language in a good way, I know this was the culmin…
  • Thu, 01:38: RT @PyroTek3: I may have opportunity to help promote diverse speakers for a technical conference. Focus is Microsoft products/services & IT…
  • Thu, 01:39: RT @NathanJRobinson: The editor in chief told me, in writing, that I wasn’t allowed to tell anyone that he was policing my tweets because o…
  • Thu, 01:41: RT @EditrixJen: Larry Flynt was a lot of things, but he was always pretty honest about it, and he fought damn hard for the First Amendment…
  • Thu, 01:41: RT @mauridb: All the 20 (!!!) sessions, keynote included, done at the "Around the Clock with #AzureSQL and @AzDataFactory" are now availabl…
  • Thu, 01:41: RT @RealOGAnonymous: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ https://t.co/Woe02kxgkv
  • Thu, 01:43: What are your favorite 64-bit only Windows apps? What are the Windows apps where you see a real difference with 64 rather than 32-bit apps?
  • Thu, 02:14: RT @film_girl: @robstand @matvelloso I didn’t realize until leaving journalism for engineering how valuable journalism would be a skill. It…
  • Thu, 02:15: RT @NPR: The CDC has released new research that found double-masking offers more protection against the coronavirus. Tying knots on the ear…
  • Thu, 02:17: RT @RussInCheshire: I bet Preston wishes he knew a journalist who was the former economics editor of the BBC, and former financial editor o…
  • Thu, 02:18: RT @mkashman: If you've got questions and/or feedback for the #MicrosoftLists team, join in the AM(L)A tomorrow 🗓 in the @MSTCommunity. htt…
  • Thu, 02:19: RT @hshaban: "I had an efficient way to download it all. I knew what was there, but it seemed that nobody else could see the value,” she to…
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