Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

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  • Wed, 12:18: The magnet on the folding stand is so strong it grabbed the stylus so the portable screen isn't going to fall off; do you need a bit more screen space? https://t.co/pc1DxpyFYD
  • Wed, 12:26: RT @dtmooreeditor: tfw the architects' journal makes a stronger statement in support of trans rights than literally any political party in…
  • Wed, 12:27: RT @gordonmaloney: giving evidence on rent controls in parliament this week and was planning all sorts of sophisticated arguments, but migh…
  • Wed, 12:28: RT @Carnage4Life: A key Amazon diversity milestone achieved in the worst way possible. https://t.co/xpptue4tBk
  • Wed, 12:31: RT @BarristerSecret: This thread is agonising. The Home Secretary has not the slightest clue about her brief. It would be laughable if peop…
  • Wed, 12:31: RT @tomwarren: so there’s a way to trick Twitter into displaying its hacked materials warning. This will be today’s Twitter meme until they…
  • Wed, 12:31: RT @LibDemLords: Studies have indicated that in some care homes upward of 30% of staff haven‘t taken up the vaccine. @ClaireT_UKLords pushe…
  • Wed, 12:33: RT @dnsprincess: This has got to be one of the laziest phish I've ever seen. https://t.co/XJDAYhpbYl
  • Wed, 13:25: RT @ZoeJardiniere: Diane Abbott asks how many Windrush victims have actually received fasttrack payments of compensation. Patel: 4.1 milli…
  • Wed, 13:26: RT @ZoeJardiniere: It's quite honestly amazing that even when a question is framed in such a deeply hostile way towards the rights of migra…
  • Wed, 13:30: I coined 'cleaning your meatgrinder with people' to describe the 'pipeline' approach of getting more women into technology but intersectionality teaches me that a bad approach is likely to have been used on other under-represented groups� https://t.co/MBFfHdWpYJ
  • Wed, 13:31: RT @kotelko: Dear #MSDyn365BC partners. Can you spend 5 mins and help us by filling a survey? Business Central connector for Power Automat…
  • Wed, 13:31: RT @JustinBeckwith: Vulnerabilities in your sample code are vulnerabilities in your customers production code.
  • Wed, 13:35: strong "no, it's the kids that are wrong" vibes here (and zero historical knowledge of media funding/levies, I see)� https://t.co/QHTl7IRLIo
  • Wed, 13:36: RT @adampayne26: Extraordinary @CommonsHomeAffs session. This yr there have been 197 positive Covid tests at a dormitory holding over 20 as…
  • Wed, 13:36: RT @plotchickens: hey friends, if you've noticed that your muted words aren't working lately, let me tell you why. twitter updated and you'…
  • Wed, 13:38: RT @NotRightRuth: I was today years old when I discovered this. Thanks Section 28. https://t.co/LzeKDToGQF
  • Wed, 13:39: RT @candace_tg_k: Because they can't convert me on my doorstep, I received a handwritten letter from a local Jehovah's Witness. Luckily sh…
  • Wed, 13:40: RT @sgbrown77: Today is anti-bullying day! Let’s help the ones in need, and spread awareness not only today, but everyday. #antibullying
  • Wed, 14:00: RT @IanColdwater: you cannot tell people's gender by looking at them. straight up, you can't. I am a short sparkly femme who twirls my pigt…
  • Wed, 16:15: I actually truly love this admission that ride share companies are taxis with a distributed backend� https://t.co/GoyqtB7qt4
  • Wed, 16:16: RT @dianakelley14: Really interesting insights from Asana about work in 2021. We can do better than only 26% of employee time spent on the…
  • Wed, 16:17: I'd see how much of this would fit up their nose, which would improve MY mood� https://t.co/lxv2zQZTNi
  • Wed, 16:17: RT @wendyg: WOW. On MSNBC just now, piece highlighting a mobile clinic. Vaccine-hesitant woman. "What changed your mind about getting the v…
  • Wed, 16:22: it would be cynical to turn this into a checklist of Microsoft services because it makes the great point that transparency and sharing when there's been a cyberattack is probably the most important thing to do� https://t.co/5lcwYSM9qp
  • Wed, 16:22: RT @NodeXLAcademy: Interested in social media research? Here are two events that you might be interested in: [1] An Introduction to #Node
  • Wed, 16:23: RT @majornelson: We are always looking for talented creators to help us at Xbox! We currently have over 490 open positions in a variety of…
  • Wed, 16:23: RT @gbrew24: Among the many things this tweet gets wrong is basic history. "Keep Calm and Carry On" was never actually used during the Bli…
  • Wed, 16:23: RT @Quirknky: For example: sexism is a systemic issue. Sexism does not emerge fully formed out of the minds of sexists-it emerges from mate…
  • Wed, 16:23: RT @Quirknky: Most crucially-when you say something is systemic, you should not be ID'ing thoughts in people's heads, but state structures,…
  • Wed, 16:23: RT @Quirknky: At some point 'systemic' became a synonym of 'widespread' and stopped referring to material social structures. Using the wo…
  • Wed, 16:24: RT @everestpipkin: people love to point at cryptoartists and go: "ecological nightmare!!" when in fact they should go: "ecological nightma…
  • Wed, 16:26: RT @bluedonkey: Even better, unless I’m reading it incorrectly, the two methods say they’re added in “version S” and deprecated in “version…
  • Wed, 16:27: RT @Atul_Gawande: Fabulous trial reduced loneliness, depression, and anxiety in Meals on Wheels participants who live alone over four weeks…
  • Wed, 16:27: RT @jeffreytumlin: Cities hide their racism, privilege, auto dependency, and fear in their zoning, environmental, and other arcane codes. I…
  • Wed, 16:27: RT @PrivacyDigest: These states are on track to pass data privacy laws in 2021 State legislators are getting more serious about data priva…
  • Wed, 16:28: the less accessible Parler-out-loud?� https://t.co/eFaqzea0af
  • Wed, 16:28: RT @KlyngeC: This is an important step for us. Happy to team up w/ @ENPABrussels @newsmediaEU @MagazineMedia @EPC_Press to advocate that EU…
  • Wed, 16:29: RT @PrivacyMatters: In addition to the great quote highlighted by Adrian, .. also "Companies are improving in principle, but failing in pr…
  • Wed, 16:29: RT @matvelloso: Them: Can you please combine the strategies these 3 different teams are pursuing into one single unified vision? Me: https…
  • Wed, 16:40: RT @markwilsonit: Love that Google has picked up the OS version for my sign-on as Windows NT 10.0 😀 https://t.co/kgijb5wiDc
  • Wed, 16:43: RT @QuinnyPig: The best cloud rebrands require an infographic to explain your Twitter account strategy.
  • Wed, 16:44: RT @DavidJCourt: @cstross You couldn't move in the Blitz for infections of bombs. One person who blow up, and then they'd pass it on to so…
  • Wed, 16:46: RT @ericlaw: @Carnage4Life BETTER EMPLOYERS: We care about your mental health. EMPLOYEES: Does this mean we can get more PTO, hire more p…
  • Wed, 16:46: RT @ericlaw: I fixed a tiny Standards bug in Chromium and wondered whether any site was even using the bad pattern. Azure DevOps delivere…
  • Wed, 17:37: #DearAllPRs "I just wanted to send you this same email again" NOPE I'm just going to delete the second copy and maybe the first copy if the thread collapses
  • Wed, 17:38: RT @aronchick: Come work with me and you can have root too!
  • Wed, 17:38: RT @gerrymcgovern: In tech we keep getting this terrible argument: "It's not as bad as flying, driving, concrete ..." If you can reduce CO2…
  • Wed, 17:40: RT @blowdart: One thing that's interesting WFH is there seems to be less AV problems in teams meets with people's home setups, compared to…
  • Wed, 17:42: Gwyneth Paltrow: NHS boss urges caution over star's long Covid regime - things that are so predictable I could have made money betting on them https://t.co/AfdyiyfRnr
  • Wed, 17:43: RT @mattifestation: Subversive software is malware. Adware is subversive. Adware is malware. Adware companies can figure out how to continu…
  • Wed, 17:44: RT @JosephRyanRies: A good 25% of my job is sending links to @NerdPyle's old blog posts to people
  • Wed, 17:48: I have a masters degree in what we now call AI and I used Excel as a compiler to create publishing scripts at AOL so LOLNOPE� https://t.co/u04iQ8QYkV
  • Wed, 17:48: RT @johnhazen: Men in tech, esp. men with hiring authority, please read this thread and understand again how deeply entrenched gender bias…
  • Wed, 17:50: RT @Viss: if you have vsphere touching the internet. maybe dont do that. https://t.co/MwbDolXdnr
  • Wed, 17:53: RT @jeffraikes: I want the perfunctory way white people currently observe #BlackHistoryMonth to become a thing of the past. It’s time we ta…
  • Wed, 17:53: RT @pcsegal: the transfer of money is so utterly disconnected from labor, use value, etc that finance guys and tech guys are inventing new…
  • Wed, 17:54: RT @darkrabite: Haha holy shit. This... This person can't honestly believe that right? Right? God's I remember the day the Jr dev on the…
  • Wed, 17:56: I'm sorry folks, twitter had a good run but it is now necessary to burn at least some parts of it to the ground � https://t.co/RXLdplj5li
  • Wed, 17:57: RT @kept_simple: a weird habit of guys in this orbit (not really sure what to call them--it's sort of idw 2.0) is that they all think it's…
  • Wed, 18:05: RT @mikebaz: TIL that Kellogg's has an offer right now where if you buy a participating product and send them a picture of the receipt, the…
  • Wed, 18:06: RT @schnoll: Manage and deploy Microsoft 365 Apps from partners in the Microsoft 365 admin center https://t.co/vhcRktoIeu #Microsoft365 #Mi
  • Wed, 18:06: RT @pptsapper: In fact, units that don't have to worry about predators assaulting people in their midst are actually *more* lethal because…
  • Wed, 18:07: RT @JessieNYC: I'm beyond tired of the kind of tech reporting where people express surprise when the far right takes over a platform.
  • Wed, 18:07: RT @jensimmons: 30% still affected 9 months out. This maps to what I’ve seen among friends here in NYC. Do everything you can to not ge…
  • Wed, 18:10: most of my Frys stories are about how hard it was to find things and how the employees were helpful but not usually knowledgeable but it was an absolute institution � https://t.co/BUE6O7TMbX
  • Wed, 18:11: RT @clairernovotny: The @dotnetfdn is proud to welcome @UnoPlatform as a corporate sponsor! Read about this and all of our other announcem…
  • Wed, 18:11: RT @TheRegister: 'We're finding bugs way faster than we can fix them': Google sponsors 2 full-time devs to improve Linux security https://t…
  • Wed, 18:12: RT @sbisson: Trying out ThyPhone; access to iOS notifications in the Windows notification bar. Working well so far! Thanks @peterfoot! htt…
  • Wed, 18:14: RT @fabianwilliams: PSA on whats new with @Azure fam! Automating quota management with Azure Quota REST API by Devarayulu Tula here -> htt…
  • Wed, 18:14: RT @MaraGay: This is both anecdotal and early, but many long covid survivors are feeling significantly better after receiving their first v…
  • Wed, 21:00: RT @DavidHenigUK: Differing expectations lead to very different conclusions. https://t.co/8CbDbuFbFu
  • Wed, 21:00: RT @DavidHenigUK: Increasingly looks like the UK adopting a twin track approach to Northern Ireland, complain vociferously in public whilse…
  • Wed, 21:01: RT @ComputerHistory: If you're interested in going down memory lane with us, check out this 2006 #CHMLive panel on the evolution of the com…
  • Wed, 21:02: RT @panos_panay: Empowering our students with tools for remote learning is critical. Proud to see the team's work recognized in this review…
  • Wed, 21:03: RT @marx_attacks_: Twitter just told me that “union buster” is a slur. https://t.co/qlrqjrs39S
  • Wed, 21:04: RT @EricaJoy: you have to expect and plan for abuse of systems to the detriment of POC. it's woven into our societal fabric so thoroughly t…
  • Wed, 21:06: RT @JoshAGoldstein: Yesterday, Twitter announced the suspension of 238 accounts originating in Iran. Twitter previously reported removing 1…
  • Wed, 21:07: RT @juliemaclellan: Obviously people still need to hear this, so once more for those in the back: WOMEN AND GIRLS ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR…
  • Wed, 21:08: RT @matvelloso: Me at the beginning of the day: I feel good about this, we're almost fully agreeing about the architecture here Me at the…
  • Wed, 21:20: Post an image of yourself as the final boss without downloading new pics. https://t.co/CwykugEMDG https://t.co/qA5HrOtMFB
  • Wed, 21:22: RT @BBCNews: “I’m so happy for all those people who’ve been living in fear” DJ Jo Whiley, whose sister Frances has a learning disability,…
  • Wed, 21:22: step one in addressing the USPS mess?� https://t.co/u71NiFRTyd
  • Wed, 21:23: RT @jaydestro: Microsoft's cloud generated more revenue than Amazon and Google combined in 2020 - Entrepreneur https://t.co/VHiqHw7vyt
  • Wed, 21:23: RT @BradSmi: I appreciated the opportunity to address technology & its impact on national security before Congress. It’s clear our nation n…
  • Wed, 21:26: RT @TechThomas: #Accessibility Insights for Web is an extension for Chrome and the new Microsoft Edge that helps developers find and fix ac…
  • Wed, 22:37: when you have a soundtrack playlist for cranking out work to and it comes up with Ligetti NOPE I may also have thrown an Android handset in the bin in my eagerness to change the track away from this
  • Wed, 23:03: I'm sorry, there's going to be a lot of ranting as I try to cope with Edgium and keep going back to Edge while I have thumbnail tab previews because *I never had to close find on page to turn on previews* but find on page blocks vertical tabs ;(
  • Thu, 01:34: We have the Gay Comix collection it's in and the fact that an actual comics joke became our best measure of women's agency in movies because no one else brought it up... https://t.co/jLyCQtPJPS
  • Thu, 01:35: RT @BraveBosom: We keep jumping to the next cool thing without even asking about security. Stakes are higher for patient and medical commu…
  • Thu, 11:52: RT @jonlis1: The ERG will ultimately call for the abolition of the entire deal. Their grievance is not with the EU but reality. https://t.c…
  • Thu, 11:55: The more the browser becomes another OS, the more it has the vulnerabilities of an OS https://t.co/6m0JhKN6ES
  • Thu, 11:57: RT @johnmcdonnellMP: Just raised Palantir contract in Parliament. Minister responded in classic Johnson style of ignoring most of question…
  • Thu, 11:58: RT @zsk: My definition of a "follow-up report" does not stretch to re-writing the content of the previous report but with the main points s…
  • Thu, 11:58: RT @garius: I'm not surprised that the future is bringing us robot police murder dogs before hoverboards, but I AM disappointed. https://t.…
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