Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
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  • Tue, 12:56: I've been waiting for this implosion; Tether claimed more currency on hold than was in the entire national banking system where it's bank was based. Never mind /wsb, this is what will hurt naive investors https://t.co/UYHfm26Xxt
  • Tue, 13:07: RT @moodycat: My illustration has gone viral 😱 but the original illustration has been cropped to remove my credit 😫 if you find it on the i…
  • Tue, 13:07: RT @PrivacyMatters: Some schools still seem intent on installing CCTV in school toilets. Beyond the ethics of doing it, I hope they're clea…
  • Tue, 13:07: RT @PrivacyMatters: The @ICOnews school considering using CCTV cameras must justify their use and consider whether or not it is proportion…
  • Tue, 13:08: RT @qmatteoq: Starting from today, you can book a free 45-minutes consultation during Ignite with a Microsoft expert around many topics: Az…
  • Tue, 13:09: RT @juliusvolz: Is anyone interested in sponsoring a co-founder of @PrometheusIO for occasional general or specific Prometheus OSS work? Fo…
  • Tue, 13:12: It's the plot of Veil but in real life @eliotpeper although the dust in the UK atmosphere seemed to make it warmer yesterday (I know, I know, local/global effects) https://t.co/E0BXuezPAz
  • Tue, 13:13: RT @NHSMillion: Hearing our Health Secretary say there has never been a shortage of PPE is an insult to the doctors and nurses who were for…
  • Tue, 13:15: RT @chrisbaraniuk: New theory: whenever someone says "why isn't the media covering this!!" they're not actually describing the extent of me…
  • Tue, 13:15: RT @evanishistory: When your research is about the futility of debate culture, it is frustrating that many people want to engage with your…
  • Tue, 13:15: And ignoring chronotypes gives you the effects of sleep deprivation even with enough hours in bed https://t.co/O8ynfb65mH
  • Tue, 13:16: RT @ShaunSpiers1: The real solution, of course, is to give parliament the right to scrutinise & accept or reject trade deals. It's a right…
  • Tue, 13:18: RT @rdanielkelemen: 187. #BrexitReality “Muir puts the cost of an annual EU carnet for a race truck at between £4000 and £5000. ...Does all…
  • Tue, 13:21: RT @QuinnyPig: "But I don't like interviewing!" I hear you. It's not for everyone. But this is fundamentally how the business world operat…
  • Tue, 13:25: RT @QuinnyPig: The time I interviewed at Microsoft subsidiary @Yammer I got a written job offer, then a panicked phone call ten minutes lat…
  • Tue, 13:25: RT @QuinnyPig: The second time I interviewed at Google? They were so condescending I swore I'd not take a job there just because I didn't w…
  • Tue, 13:29: RT @DavidHenigUK: A useful reminder that too many supposed 'greats' of UK business actually have no particular interest in paying taxes or…
  • Tue, 13:31: RT @Chican3ry: You mean Deborah Cohen the BBC Journalist who is also Deborah Cohen the editor at the BMJ where she published the article th…
  • Tue, 13:32: RT @scattermoon: "We can send the kids back to school without worrying about vaccinating teachers first" is it? this country. https://t.co
  • Tue, 13:32: RT @mrjamesob: Those ‘free speech’ credentials just keep getting burnished... https://t.co/SzNZuw7Ooc
  • Tue, 14:53: RT @ProfSunnySingh: Most infuriating line: “I don’t think anybody was fully aware of the extent of the entanglement of the UK with the EU.…
  • Tue, 14:53: RT @DuBoisUMass: W. E. B. Du Bois was born on this day in 1868. In 1900, he created this iconic series of graphs, charts, tables, and maps…
  • Tue, 14:54: RT @rjygraham: This seems like a really terrible idea... https://t.co/zM1pspQl9r
  • Tue, 14:54: RT @samaracello: Me: “BAD CAT, you know you are not allowed on the table, get down!!” My cat: https://t.co/DHZ5Ht8kSQ
  • Tue, 14:55: RT @robpalmer2: ECMAScript excitement 😉 @babeljs can now transform the TC39 Stage-2 proposal Records & Tuples thanks to @rickbutton @TechA
  • Tue, 14:56: RT @nkjemisin: Every so often, these days, I hear from newer Black SFF writers that they've been asked to write more like me. https://t.co/
  • Tue, 14:56: RT @nkjemisin: This is also Highlander syndrome. This is Adichie's "the dangers of a single story." This is how an institutional space that…
  • Tue, 14:58: RT @nkjemisin: We can have multiple badass Black ladies everywhere! You get a badass Black lady to admire! And you! We all benefit! We can…
  • Tue, 14:58: RT @AshleeMBoyer: Hey @zoom_us do y’all plan on making it possible to have live captions always enabled? I constantly have to remind people…
  • Tue, 15:01: RT @bdam555: Thanks to all those who voted. "One out of 6 admins want to install broken things" is, of course, the winner here and the pat…
  • Tue, 15:01: RT @AshleeMBoyer: Will you please stop? I am telling you that it IS a burden to have to ask for captions to be enabled when other services…
  • Tue, 15:02: RT @grok_: I've mostly heard from parents about how awful online school is... turns out not every student feels that way. High schooler @Ro
  • Tue, 15:03: RT @hatr: Colleagues of mine analyzed A.I.-based job interviews. The software promises to be able to detect personality traits and be "fast…
  • Tue, 15:06: RT @bgrahamdisciple: $TSLA stock chart is now forming the deadly Cybertruck pattern. https://t.co/CQp2DC2sjy
  • Tue, 15:07: RT @teroterotero: Tesla down -7% in pre open - America endured a surge of Robinhood/TikTok first time stock buyers in Jan/Feb, so this is a…
  • Tue, 15:08: RT @dotnet: The next #dotNETConf Focus session agenda is set! https://t.co/fogXIsaaiA Join us for a day of live stream sessions as we focu…
  • Tue, 15:09: this is how you get delivery notifications in your inbox - and do you still get ads on gmail?� https://t.co/TS4WDp1oh8
  • Tue, 15:10: voice of the customer programs with Dynamics 365� https://t.co/qxLaV5XNxH
  • Tue, 15:10: RT @cstross: Here is a Times columnist defensively comparing the Health Secretary to Mr Bean and saying we shouldn’t distract him with an o…
  • Tue, 15:11: RT @flying_rodent: Rifkind’s full article is, incredibly, even worse than the excerpts imply. This is the paper’s response to a major publi…
  • Tue, 15:12: I believe the job of the opposition is to make things better for the country, not try to set it on fire every time the government waves the matches and petrol can around� https://t.co/KChQj2LT04
  • Tue, 15:13: RT @marcuschown: Retweet if you are worried about the normalisation of corruption in UK politics
  • Tue, 15:13: RT @mcclure111: There's no inconsistency here, it's just a cultural standard: Only conservatives can have power. Vulgarity or strong langua…
  • Tue, 15:14: RT @perrymetzger: Rational thinking is an artificial construct we humans did not evolve for. It’s hard to be rational. It takes constant ef…
  • Tue, 15:15: RT @fiercekittenz: @browniepoints @AlystairWesley Yeeeeeeep. I was making 37,000 in my first gaming job. Then my boyfriend at the time inte…
  • Tue, 15:17: RT @drasticactionSA: Epic trying to claim the moral high ground against Apple while also doing shit like this. https://t.co/JeYvSD09Sl
  • Tue, 15:17: RT @PaulBrandITV: The Health Secretary says there was never a shortage of PPE. This carer’s tears in April tell a different story. We film…
  • Tue, 15:17: RT @MSFTEnable: “Being able to do my job at Microsoft based on my skills and not be blocked by my blindness has made a big difference in my…
  • Tue, 15:18: RT @ProfDaveAndress: Did you know, you can use the Legacies of British Slave-ownership database to see the individual beneficiaries of the…
  • Tue, 15:19: RT @migueldeicaza: Epic pocketed the money, but won’t pay it back. It merely gives people fake currency as a payment, which costs them 0 d…
  • Tue, 15:40: RT @DivineOps: 4 Things Men Are Really Doing When They 'Play Devil's Advocate' Against Feminism https://t.co/GDKzMWIlhk https://t.co/hMIs
  • Tue, 15:51: RT @k8em0: Ever notice how women in all industries are celebrated most when we’re perceived to “give so much to the community” rather than…
  • Tue, 15:52: RT @AMtwo: @sql_williamd @_randolph_west CC isn't just an accessibility feature for the hearing impaired either. I have CC turned on for Am…
  • Tue, 15:52: 👀👀👀  https://t.co/G4S4ClV2Qv
  • Tue, 15:55: RT @sarahzhang: Ventilation changed the very architecture of 19th century buildings. In the Palace of Westminster, the Victoria Tower and…
  • Tue, 15:55: RT @sarahzhang: Florence Nightingale was the original ventilation influencer. As a nurse in the Crimean War, she saw 10x soldiers die of di…
  • Tue, 15:55: RT @sarahzhang: By the way, the windows stayed open even in the dead of winter because air! One historian told me stories of patients clo…
  • Tue, 15:56: RT @JMarkOckerbloom: Du Bois conducted much of the research for his major sociological study _The Philadelphia Negro_ while he was at @Penn
  • Tue, 15:59: RT @LisPower1: Fox News isn't airing the first hearing on the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol -- instead they're talking about athletes ta…
  • Tue, 15:59: RT @passantino: Lossless is cool but since Apple removed the headphone jack and only implemented the AAC codec over Bluetooth even the $550…
  • Tue, 15:59: RT @katie_martin_fx: STRONG technical animalysis 10/10 https://t.co/7C3dEHCHyC
  • Tue, 16:02: RT @AssaadRazzouk: Horror of the mundane: LNG tanker sails across Northern Sea Route in winter, proves we've thinned Arctic sea ice enough…
  • Tue, 16:05: RT @mtholfsen: This Micro Tip will show you how to change the color and size of a received email 📧 based on a person (The “Boss rule”) 👉…
  • Tue, 16:06: RT @southernfleaux: I worked on this program back in 2018-19 and this was a real bummer to read. Mainly bc we (black googler volunteers) vo…
  • Tue, 16:07: RT @ansonmount: Today would be the late great Majel Barrett’s 89th birthday. From the original No. 1 to Nurse Christine Chapel to Lwaxana T…
  • Tue, 16:12: RT @Anne_Michels: Microsoft is giving each employee 5 extra paid days off this year to ease the pandemic stress. Grateful to work for a co…
  • Tue, 16:12: RT @Brisebois: Introducing private Azure marketplace—simplified app governance and deployment https://t.co/1eL3MoDfX1 #Azure
  • Tue, 16:39: because Edge legacy is going away, every time I use thumbnail tab preview & it makes me more productive (finding the tab I need by the visual look, switching to a playing video without accidentally muting it), I get said that I will have to choose between productivity & security
  • Tue, 17:01: RT @travisrhodes: For the bug bounty folks that follow me for O365/M365 bounty, we've cleaned up and added some new domains to scope, so up…
  • Tue, 17:09: keynote from @katjahofmann covering lots of projects in Reinforcement Learning including this one for recommending games in the Store that exemplifies lots of the techniques I covered here� https://t.co/KfZ0sdGvsE https://t.co/CRZ96PjZJE
  • Tue, 17:48: RT @bridgetkromhout: @IanColdwater inaccessible and also... I participate in conference calls for my job why would I want to participate…
  • Tue, 17:48: RT @IanColdwater: if inaccessible platforms are the future where do people who can't access them fit into that future I'll wait
  • Tue, 17:51: creeping DoS (Denial of Screen) attack also shows why I usually don't put my camera on it daytime calls (I look like a protected anonymous source) https://t.co/OKDD2OeKxm
  • Tue, 18:35: RT @DamianEdwards: TIL Windows has built-in Room Correction audio processing. Does anyone know if it uses a licensed tech or is it Microsof…
  • Tue, 18:37: I asked about this before launch because I could never find a new SSD for my Surface Pro X; supply chain makes this a smart move (especially as it's for data retention after damage rather than upgrade) https://t.co/irY14N9q2Ohttps://t.co/5Mc09QBn5a
  • Tue, 18:40: this is kind of new and clever in Edgium but also I'd like to have the space back in the URL bar because I don't make QR codes all the time so I'm going spelunking in settings https://t.co/nC4utNXiux
  • Tue, 18:44: RT @katebevan: Really object to the notion that people who normally work in offices will be "going back to work". WHAT DO YOU THINK WE'VE B…
  • Tue, 18:46: RT @jangray: So. Amazon Garage somehow knew what car I drive. Perhaps it knows about your car too. https://t.co/Wv0rfRBNdB Sigh.
  • Tue, 18:48: RT @mattmay: @ali_heston AR is for people with clean floors and tables. VR is for people without furniture or fragile items.
  • Tue, 18:52: RT @tabatkins: @seesharp Anything that mixes unquoted strings with keywords is gonna be an automatic no from me; YAML has taught us how eas…
  • Tue, 18:53: RT @katie_martin_fx: If you had 'Michael Bolton singing about Payment for Order Flow' on your bingo card for 2021, congrats https://t.co/A
  • Tue, 18:54: RT @JoshuaPotash: I don’t know if anything makes it as clear how powerful unions can be as Amazon being willing to pay every worker $2,000…
  • Tue, 18:56: RT @arbar13: ServiceNow continues to be a top-used non-MSFT app with #AzureAD. Customers want to integrate our solutions to improve the #Em
  • Tue, 18:56: RT @Will_MI77: Better late than never :) Thanks for your patience waiting for this month's #PowerBI release - here's the update! https://t.…
  • Tue, 18:58: RT @jangray: @ckindel Reviewing my order history, not in my case. Knew year of manufacture. More likely PII ultimately from dealership, car…
  • Tue, 18:59: I'm not a pinterest fan but I think some folks will find this useful� https://t.co/6CRc8EzZij
  • Tue, 19:00: RT @MaxKennerly: If, since 1968, the minimum wage had risen with productivity, it would be a little above $20/hour. If the median wage did…
  • Tue, 19:01: RT @DavMicRot: When you think about it, it is weird having the ringleaders of a violent, failed insurrection grill the security officials w…
  • Tue, 19:01: why do all these facebook hands look like burglars to me?� https://t.co/bHWPQhJnqJ
  • Tue, 19:07: RT @etherealmind: When you are using cattle infrastructure, customers aren’t pets anymore, they are cattle too. No more hand holding, brie…
  • Tue, 19:08: RT @MSFTIssues: In 10 years we might need to find another source of water. Data scientists at Microsoft have helped develop an algorithm t…
  • Tue, 19:09: RT @msftsecresponse: In case you missed it, MSRC is ending support for the old version of the Report Abuse API on March 1st, 2021. For deta…
  • Tue, 19:09: RT @TylerLeonhardt: Know someone who is holding out on the switch from #Windows #PowerShell ISE to @code because of the toolbar? In additi…
  • Tue, 19:09: RT @tconnellyRTE: .@MarosSefcovic [on the NI Protocol]: there are "consequences" of the UK leaving the EU and becoming a third country. Thi…
  • Tue, 19:10: RT @OnidTheTrex: 2013: my first IR with DART was for a bank. Business email compromise. $500K/day in losses. RCA: three letter password. 2…
  • Tue, 19:11: RT @hvcco: Your threat model is not my threat model, hospital edition https://t.co/YHvZGCkWcs
  • Tue, 19:11: RT @davidbrunelle: These days when I have to communicate something important, I try to: 1. Communicate in multiple formats (staff meetings…
  • Tue, 19:13: RT @yoz: I strongly suspect that the single most impactful thing I did during my 5+ years at Linden Lab was shortly before I left: set up a…
  • Tue, 19:13: RT @nkjemisin: Because of "Watchmen." Decades of historians have been trying to let the world know about this massacre, and it took an alte…
  • Tue, 19:14: RT @MSFTAdvertising: ✔️ In 2020, #MSFTAds and syndication partner @Ecosia planted over 275,000 trees—more than our goal of 250,000—on behal…
  • Tue, 19:39: this is a really different model for Microsoft; buying land in Atlanta that will have offices, a data centre and affordable housing and community planning.� https://t.co/gHBatfzNEY
  • Tue, 21:42: RT @sbisson: Over at @infoworld I take a look at the first preview release of .NET 6, and explore how Microsoft is using open design techni…
  • Wed, 00:55: RT @bitandbang: oooh, apparently a tiny and awesome feature shipped in GitHub today that *automatically* switches to the proper syntax high…
  • Wed, 00:57: this entire thread is how I imagine @katebevan in the morning ;)� https://t.co/f8NZssWtoz
  • Wed, 00:58: RT @SFist: The world’s no-longer-richest man was apparently bluffing when he threatened to move his East Bay Tesla plant out-of-state, as t…
  • Wed, 01:00: I hope anyone who is offended by women in tech is so offended by me that they spontaneously combust and relieve both of us of their problem� https://t.co/1YhN9cSipe
  • Wed, 01:02: RT @QuinnyPig: "What if I'm not overrepresented in tech?" This works just as well. If you reach out to someone who's shitty? Steer clear,…
  • Wed, 01:05: RT @spoofyroot: I guess this wasn't part of the threat model? " You can pull the front door window down a little with your palms... slide t…
  • Wed, 01:07: RT @dakami: The argument is that state actors have a vested interest in being much more powerful than non-state actors, which is threatened…
  • Wed, 01:08: RT @JRosenworcel: When the FCC, over my objection, rolled back its #netneutrality policies, states like California sought to fill the void…
  • Wed, 01:12: RT @CarmenCrincoli: We're on an internal learning session where engineering is presenting one of the features @NerdPyle has been working on…
  • Wed, 01:13: RT @a_greenberg: Israeli firm Check Point says an NSA zero-day exploit was replicated by Chinese hackers and used for years. (Long prior to…
  • Wed, 01:47: RT @onekade: Extremely tired of avoiding covid, but extremely grateful I have thus far avoided covid
  • Wed, 01:50: this reminds me of proving to my engineer husband that you can defrost things faster in cold water than in hot water - of course he could work out the heat transfer math of *why* it works and I was just um, I guess it's energy states?� https://t.co/zpp8acXdmi
  • Wed, 01:50: RT @KellyOSheaMPH: @MathProfPeter The whole concept of worrying about cheating at a undergrad/grad level makes me so angry. If the whole te…
  • Wed, 01:51: RT @seldo: Problems include: • what's a "developer"? • does using a tool that publishes to web count? • what counts as "professional"? • wh…
  • Wed, 01:51: RT @SethCotlar: Whenever conservatives complain about "woke-ism," it's always useful to see what exactly they are trying to protect from it…
  • Wed, 01:52: RT @patricknathan: a writer is someone who forces what's living in their head to pay rent
  • Wed, 01:52: RT @csantiago325: Fatphobia in STEM is a problem: No, I am not less productive than my peers. No, my fatness doesn’t impede my ability to d…
  • Wed, 01:52: RT @dinabass: ICYMI here's what @MSFTResearch has been up to with Seattle's Adaptive Biotechnologies on a screening test for past Covid inf…
  • Wed, 01:53: RT @discoveredpath: A million years ago I worked for Enron and I tried to explain the business model to my dad and when I was done he said…
  • Wed, 01:53: RT @MathProfPeter: In my in-person sessions with students today (for m hybrid courses), they were telling me about their experience using p…
  • Wed, 01:53: RT @jones206: Big news for us last week as we were named the Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and BI Platforms. Pro…
  • Wed, 01:57: RT @JoshuaPotash: This is extremely fucked up. Amazon is using our schools to train kids for life in an Amazon warehouse. https://t.co/mVaP
  • Wed, 01:58: RT @L_badikho: The most meta illustration of language models' 🦜 lack of robustness together with embedded biases: Timnit Gebru ---> Petit…
  • Wed, 02:01: RT @jonstodle: It’s i̵m̵p̵r̵e̵s̵s̵i̵v̵e̵ depressing how often equate “that didn’t happen to me” with “that couldn’t have happened” https://…
  • Wed, 02:02: RT @MathProfPeter: - One student has some construction/renovation going on at their house, and because of the noise, they have to take exam…
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