Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

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  • Fri, 12:00: RT @andrestaltz: Forking in open source is highly underestimated, and consensus (avoiding forks) is overestimated. Many use cases are bette…
  • Fri, 12:01: RT @acruiz: I hate to admit this.... but Windows 95 blew my mind. https://t.co/WM2qwRqo0P
  • Fri, 12:02: RT @Moose4Science: You cannot apply gender neutral standards to a test that is not gender neutral in and of itself. That holds true even if…
  • Fri, 12:04: RT @cstross: This is what you get from a top-notch, blue chip American liberal arts education with absolutely no STEM content or critical t…
  • Fri, 12:05: RT @Arlodottxt: What part of Strix Music v2 are you most excited for? - Fancy skins (like Zune) 🖼 - 3rd party music providers 🎧 - Android…
  • Fri, 12:05: RT @zsk: ICYMI Bill Gates on Bitcoin: "My general thought would be that if you have less money than Elon, you should probably watch out" h…
  • Fri, 12:07: RT @GaspardWinckler: Previously in "Naomi Wolf's head is full of wee sweetie mice" https://t.co/OHoteNAfr8
  • Fri, 12:09: RT @dotMorten: What's inside .NET 6 MAUI #dotnetconf https://t.co/DEd5WCccJn
  • Fri, 12:09: RT @raaleh: It's so funny that the dark money groups funding the British right wing propaganda complex chose a guy with the brain of a stra…
  • Fri, 12:10: RT @AspenInstitute: Structural racism is not something that a few people or institutions choose to practice. Instead it has been part of th…
  • Fri, 12:26: RT @DruthersSearch: "It is called the trapdoor, the mid-career point at which many female technologists seem to disappear." We love @jtwen
  • Fri, 12:28: RT @GCHQ: Today at GCHQ we have a thriving LGBT+ community. But we haven't always been this way. We will remember our past, reflect on our…
  • Fri, 12:29: RT @Breturniac: When the bell rings, a vote is happening, and MPs or Lords, including government ministers, have just 8 minutes to physical…
  • Fri, 12:29: RT @Breturniac: This map shows everywhere within a 15 minute walk, or 8 minute brisk jog, of Parliament. This bubble is where every govt de…
  • Fri, 12:29: They couldn't even make remote parliament happen https://t.co/ImdUm5pbTT
  • Fri, 12:30: RT @orinthomas: A wide ranging discussion between @SoniaCuff, @WSV_GUY and myself on how Azure can become the management plane for your on-…
  • Fri, 12:31: RT @Pilchie: Want to come work on https://t.co/Vhznnrbewf Core? I'm hiring an engineering manager for the team that owns features including…
  • Fri, 12:31: RT @webofevil: Interesting framing, too - do the self-styled "freedom-loving Tories" really want to be seen to force people to stop working…
  • Fri, 12:33: RT @_ElizabethMay: And if you'd like to use the spreadsheet I'm using, which was generously made by another author and shared with me, here…
  • Fri, 12:37: OneNote; I literally trapped @chrispr in a corner, I had so many ideas for it; I think the PR team had to pry me off with a crowbar https://t.co/0FKnwJFRxF
  • Fri, 12:42: RT @haiyan: I was invited to a breakfast Q&A with the Xbox Women in Gaming group today, and someone msg’ed me to ask if in my career I’ve h…
  • Fri, 12:45: Items mentioned in Mary Gentle books and people who get this joke https://t.co/xISId5FBTW
  • Fri, 12:51: RT @Kensan42: When the company lawyers start being editors of studies/papers, can it still be called unbiased science? Things like this dam…
  • Fri, 12:52: RT @peard33: Google researcher in leaked email on edits by lawyers to his study: “When we as academics write that we have a ‘concern’ or fi…
  • Fri, 12:52: RT @peard33: Required edits to ^that study included “concerns” to “considerations” and “dangers” to “risks.” Lawyers also required deleting…
  • Fri, 12:53: No shade on any individual but Uber is not an employer I associate with ethical clarity https://t.co/F7bcZaiJfp
  • Fri, 12:56: RT @DanyaChaikel: #Dutch parliament passes non-binding motion saying the treatment of the #Uighur Muslim minority in #China amounts to #gen
  • Fri, 12:56: RT @bradygaster: wow you've *got* to try the new #azure #azurefunctions OpenAPI bindings tutorial. so exciting how easy it is to get OpenAP…
  • Fri, 12:57: RT @BarristerSecret: I had missed this. In yet further evidence of why the independent legal functions need separating from the hyper-parti…
  • Fri, 12:59: RT @iblametom: SCOOP - An Oxford University lab that researches viruses - COVID-19 and HIV included - has been hacked. The hackers showed…
  • Fri, 12:59: RT @PirateOrg: Plots of Amazon rainforest located on indigenous land are up for sale on Facebook Sellers: "We don't actually have property…
  • Fri, 13:00: RT @substitute: One time I met an LA city official who was in charge of emergency preparation, the hands on stuff. Elevator encounter. Me…
  • Fri, 13:00: RT @techreview: Artificial intelligence isn't sexist and racist on its own. It's picked that up from the internet, including the dark corne…
  • Fri, 13:00: RT @DmitryOpines: There's so much wrong with this take I want to launch a substack that just explores a different aspect of how stupid it i…
  • Fri, 14:26: On the Dangers of Stochastic Parrots, the paper that led to @timnitGebru and @mmitchell_ai being fired, is now published; the funniest bit in the Reuters story is where Google doesn't want Mitchell to have her name on it so "Shmargaret Shmitchell" https://t.co/z0HSnq7ULl
  • Fri, 14:27: RT @haiyan: Here’s what I wrote: “This is an issue I’ve wrestled with for many years. I remember when I was in my early 30s I asked for a p…
  • Fri, 14:28: RT @haiyan: “I found I started talking slightly louder. It wasn’t intentional but I just talked loud for some reason. And people seemed to…
  • Fri, 14:31: making apps native for Windows on Arm in two lines of code https://t.co/bCZymFVBqM
  • Fri, 14:36: Apple is adopting the best feature from Visual Studio and confusing Naomi Wolfe in the process? not sure where the nanopatticles from though: maybe tiny Patty Maes to embed your own recommendation engine... https://t.co/K6fEGYT7UQ
  • Fri, 14:41: RT @DrMichaelHarper: @s8mb @aier I had one of the most terrifying conversations with her where she claimed the mass release of all data use…
  • Fri, 14:42: RT @markpopham: keeping track of things with the following rhyme: if the Naomi be Klein you’re doing just fine If the Naomi be Wolf Oh, bu…
  • Fri, 14:44: RT @JuddLegum: THINGS THE SENATE IS ALLOWED TO DO BY MAJORITY VOTE 1. Pass multi-trillion dollar tax cuts for corporations 2. Confirm rig…
  • Fri, 14:53: Proctorio (software you probably heard about not recognising a black student sitting at their computer): "it's racist, it’s ableist, it’s an invasion of privacy, it creates a culture of suspicion, and it harms students" and several unis are dropping it  https://t.co/UTe6qjGtQa
  • Fri, 14:53: RT @katsudonburi: “I quite like being queer actually.” 😭❤️ https://t.co/pWaqjqkQMC
  • Fri, 14:54: RT @peterwalker99: The UK now effectively has two types of citizenship, even for people born in this country and who have never lived anywh…
  • Fri, 14:55: RT @thommck: By using Microsoft services you can reduce your carbon emissions & calculate it with the Azure Sustainability Dashboard #virtu
  • Fri, 14:55: RT @chixcancode: So I got promoted to Principal. I've been chasing this for a while. Felt awesome for 2 min, then I immediately started t…
  • Fri, 14:56: RT @doctordns: This is pretty cool: https://t.co/wAPbLoTjCA My second post to this new #PowerShell community blog. This new blog is off to…
  • Fri, 14:58: RT @sbisson: Ray Ozzie on the deep roots of Azure. I am not surprised to see Jim's name right there. Or Dave's. https://t.co/miW2nXUlYW
  • Fri, 15:00: RT @rozzie: I'm a builder, and I work toward 10x transformations - as I'm now doing at @blueswireless in realizing the vast potential of in…
  • Fri, 15:27: RT @rupertg: And if the 5G hears you utter sedition against the CCP, the autopilot will take you straight to the re-education camp. Efficie…
  • Fri, 15:28: RT @bgurley: Most companies way under invest in PR. They well spend to the moon on variable marketing, but they stop PR at $50k a month. Cr…
  • Fri, 15:28: RT @_JonDouglas: Hey NuGet friends, I know we're not perfect, and we really try our best within the constraints we have, but I wanted to a…
  • Fri, 15:29: RT @_TimOBrien: Tools, frameworks, and governance are obviously helpful, none of it matters w/out a change in engineering culture https://t…
  • Fri, 15:30: RT @divinetechygirl: If I’d have done this while at previous big tech co I would have collapsed. The amount of day to day pressure to deliv…
  • Fri, 15:31: RT @ian_infosec: anyone know someone in sales at Github Enterprise?
  • Fri, 15:32: RT @_inside: Just had a poke at the Clubhouse app with a proxy, given the recent concerns about contacts usage. The bad part is that it upl…
  • Fri, 15:33: RT @robertshrimsley: I never understand this argument. Surely people can see the difference between what you choose to reveal about your li…
  • Fri, 15:33: RT @pkafka: AT&T paid $67 billion for DirecTV in 2015. Now it’s worth $16 billion. https://t.co/K97vJF8xRO
  • Fri, 15:35: RT @mer__edith: This is today, Feb 26! I rewrote my talk entirely this week, out of rage+weariness, wanting to bear witness to what's happ…
  • Fri, 18:31: RT @martijn_grooten: Infosec could do with being less researcher-centered and more victim-centered. The technical details of ransomware, ev…
  • Fri, 18:31: RT @c_f_johnson: Fired up my old windows phone. Still works! Loved this device. My app for TripIt (MyTrips) fired right up too. #windowspho
  • Fri, 18:33: RT @jason_kint: PLEASE PLEASE NO ONE send this Judge Lucy Koh a copy of the academic research "Google Data Collection" which DCN distribute…
  • Fri, 18:33: RT @shelbyspees: gendered differences in conversational interruptions and cross-talk are very well-documented in sociolinguistics research.…
  • Fri, 18:33: RT @thomasfennel: Great content coming your way! Including a session on https://t.co/Z5kFC0LjHq once the keynotes are done on day 1! Watch…
  • Fri, 18:34: RT @jburnmurdoch: You love to see it. Vaccine effect clearer every day in the UK. Amazing how much faster hospital admissions & deaths are…
  • Fri, 18:34: RT @danvy: Power BI Connector for Azure Databricks is now generally available https://t.co/avZDicStip #azure #cloud
  • Fri, 18:35: RT @cyberslate: @timnitGebru Them: "please help us with AI and ethics" You: helps them with AI and ethics Them: "um no not like that" N…
  • Fri, 18:35: RT @TashasEv: Between distilleries switching to hand sanitizer production and breweries switching to potable water, booze makers are the MV…
  • Fri, 18:37: RT @MIT_CSAIL: #otd in 2004 Bill Gates told an audience of MIT students "if you invent a breakthrough in artificial intelligence, so machin…
  • Sat, 01:33: 5 *different* WIPs 64-bit emulation for WoA The Lord of Death telling the Girl of Books how he learned to cook How Cassidy and Puck met When Cassidy's code turned a disaster zone into a game Cassidy meets a Concept Evangelist but agrees to help anyway https://t.co/oLFP2cxGoo
  • Sat, 01:35: RT @sbisson: Over at @techrepublic I take a look inside Microsoft's Azure Modular Data Centers. You need to be a government to use these 40…
  • Sat, 02:10: RT @yina_arenas: Today I was promoted to Partner @Microsoft. What an amazing journey! I’m so proud of the impact I’ve had and the incredibl…
  • Sat, 02:11: RT @philvenables: Kudos to NIST. This is the most comprehensive set of author instructions on the use of inclusive language I've seen. ht…
  • Sat, 02:15: RT @Kensan42: Good read. The article goes into what’s happened at Google A.I. Ethics team and puts it into context. Quote: “If the right p…
  • Sat, 02:15: RT @timnitGebru: I just got an email from Google about "Departure follow-up." Departure: like I'm a superhero with "departure" superpowers.…
  • Sat, 02:27: RT @ilyabu: I am extremely proud of the team as we release #MicrosoftTeamsPanels, an exciting new #MicrosoftTeams experience specifically d…
  • Sat, 02:27: RT @donasarkar: Dear #MSFTStudentAmbassadors: How many of you know how get *anything* you want? You know, the EXACT steps that will work…
  • Sat, 02:28: RT @DelRey: All of the 10 Black current & former Amazon employees I spoke to say either they, or Black colleagues they know, were brought i…
  • Sat, 02:28: RT @DelRey: “We struggle to bring [Black] folks in,” an Amazon diversity manager told me. “And then when they...get here, it’s harder to ge…
  • Sat, 02:28: RT @DelRey: Internal data & interviews w/ diversity employees indicate Black Amazon employees are promoted less often & rated harsher than…
  • Sat, 02:29: RT @jonnysun: as we enter into March, the month that marks one year of the pandemic, please be forgiving with yourself. anniversaries of gr…
  • Sat, 02:29: RT @rakeshsatyal: OK I'm over self-care everyone else can take care of me now
  • Sat, 02:30: RT @Sherrell_Dorsey: I too would like to be asked about the future of business, and media. Not just about being Black. Or being a Black wo…
  • Sat, 02:31: RT @libshipwreck: https://t.co/TXPjL9gGQO
  • Sat, 02:32: RT @chelseyglasson: @timnitGebru I didn’t get such an email after I left Google. Google did, however, try to get me to sign an updated comp…
  • Sat, 02:33: RT @ekp: @lizthegrey @timnitGebru This happened at a startup. HR said it was standard procedure to sign an NDA and settlement agreement aft…
  • Sat, 02:33: RT @copyconstruct: The US has about 4% of the world population, yet 33% of the vaccines administered have been to people living in America.…
  • Sat, 02:34: RT @_christianWade: Public preview of Object-Level Security in Power BI Apart from being critical for large enterprises with sensitive dat…
  • Sat, 02:34: RT @edbott: I wrote this article in 2017 and have been updating it every month or two for the last four years. Amazingly, I still get email…
  • Sat, 02:46: RT @hwallop: I’m sure some deaths have been misclassified as Covid. But UK excess deaths – widely considered to be fairest way of judging d…
  • Sat, 02:47: RT @alvarombedoya: For years, people knew that ICE could search the addresses of the customers of 80 gas, water, electric, phone, and cable…
  • Sat, 02:47: RT @zach_wachtel: Great Post from our Security team at AKS-HCI. It was awesome to be apart of this Active Directory integration with Kube…
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