Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

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  • Mon, 12:45: Artificial intelligence has a problem with grammar | this Economist piece is on point about how we're turning our standards over to AI that misses all the nuance of language but it also misses the nuance of saying how *political* this AI is *cough* Google https://t.co/iiOrLtWGvs
  • Mon, 12:49: Nice chart on how US public and political opinions on bills are diverging https://t.co/OdHtM4EYnl
  • Mon, 12:58: RT @cory_foy: This is a wonderful program! $5 a ride, on demand, ADA accessible, and they’re city employees driving. Love the concept. http…
  • Mon, 12:59: RT @edbott: "DDoSecrets says it's not publicly releasing the data [for privacy reasons]. Instead the group says it will selectively share i…
  • Mon, 12:59: RT @DawnButlerBrent: How many death threats do I, and so many others, have to receive online before enough is enough? It's time for the Go…
  • Mon, 13:00: RT @donasarkar: 9/ Anyway. I’m very curious if anyone tuning into #MSIgnite will be able to see any of these behind-the-scenes hacks on air…
  • Mon, 13:14: RT @RussellScott1: Excl: firm owned by Matthew Freud won ‘strategic communications’ Covid contract without tender Tory-linked PR firm hire…
  • Mon, 13:18: RT @StuartJRitchie: Red flag no.6: the lead author has been having a fairly unhinged argument in the comment section of the ivermectin arti…
  • Mon, 13:18: RT @StuartJRitchie: The whole thing seems like advocacy rather than careful medical testing, and the characters involved don't seem like di…
  • Mon, 14:53: of *course* there's a doubleclick ad tracker on the cookie opt out for YouTube
  • Mon, 15:29: RT @DavidHenigUK: This might also be called taking one successful initiative and using it as the justification for doing something in an al…
  • Mon, 15:30: RT @1ParliCounsel: Are you interested in writing the law? @ParliCounsel_UK we are looking for lawyers to train as parliamentary counsel. A…
  • Mon, 15:30: RT @vrapolinario: @ThomasMaurer @Pixel_Robots @vBenArmstrong We don't have a dedicated session for Windows Containers, but we'll cover it o…
  • Mon, 15:33: RT @ajohnsocyber: I did a lot of industry reading on the topic of shift left & SDLC. Below is the link to MS resources on SDLC. Shift left…
  • Mon, 15:35: RT @samdman95: fun fact: the 26 lane Katy Freeway has less passenger capacity than BART Urban highways destroy cities and civic wealth, an…
  • Mon, 15:36: RT @SitnikAdam: If FileStream perf is important to you and you can contribute benchmarks or describe the way you're using it (file sizes, a…
  • Mon, 15:36: RT @evacide: One day I will perfect the facial expression that conveys, "You think you are bravely punching up, but actually you are punchi…
  • Mon, 15:38: RT @evacide: NARRATOR VOICE: No, the creators of Clubhouse gave exactly zero thought to the domestic abuse use case, for some reason. https…
  • Mon, 15:54: RT @jeroenterheerdt: Announcing the new Power BI embedded analytics playground (preview) https://t.co/GXy6bMxeEY #PowerBI
  • Mon, 16:05: RT @jennylayfluffy: Two new open roles on my team. It has never been more important to think, drive and build accessibly, and inclusively.…
  • Mon, 16:07: RT @ABC: Companies that sell refrigerators, washers, hairdryers or TVs in the European Union will need to ensure those appliances can be re…
  • Mon, 16:19: I can see I'm going to be saving a lot of Ignite sessions to watch for later; the Windows & Devices stuff is mostly at a choice of 1am or 7am UK time NOPE ;)
  • Mon, 18:14: RT @C_C_Krebs: My takeaway for business continuity planning efforts: know what you can’t do without. Lose that & you’re in crisis mode. Alm…
  • Mon, 18:15: RT @jessejarvi: @teroalhonen Performance is better with #EdgeWebView2 compared to the Electron pile of garbage. Native code would be a lot…
  • Mon, 18:15: RT @ctrlshifti: how come AI can be used by cops to identify me and my friends at protests but it also can't tell the difference between a c…
  • Mon, 18:25: interesting (tho very dense) paper from Microsoft Research on choosing 'fairly' between large language models without disadvantaging languages where there are any fewer examples to learn from than English https://t.co/LLI35JfA8Ghttps://t.co/m5eN8O1LzY
  • Mon, 18:25: RT @BootstrapCook: Butterflies made out of the folded notes of a pay rise, yes? https://t.co/AmMnPg16PX
  • Mon, 18:27: these lowly caterpillars of underpaid NHS workers who might not even get the vaccination because of uncertain immigration status will become lovely inspirationporn butterflies when it's time to say nice things about the NHS instead of investing in it� https://t.co/CYHRkrQH2h
  • Mon, 18:27: RT @DavidHenigUK: "Self-sufficiency is not possible for a rich, industrialised economy." Important reminder in @ecipe paper in our New Glob…
  • Mon, 18:27: RT @SriramRajamani: Nice article on Ronak Sutaria's (Respirer Living Sciences) work on democratizing air pollution data. Collaboration wit…
  • Mon, 18:53: RT @RayRedacted: @tarah @andrewdwilliams When clubhouse asked me for access to my contacts, I wrongly assumed they needed it in case I want…
  • Mon, 18:53: RT @tarah: For any app that asks for your Contacts list: unless you contact each & every person in your list & ask their permission to shar…
  • Mon, 18:55: RT @clivecookson: This first extensive scientific study of P.1 is not good news. It's more likely than older variants to escape protection…
  • Mon, 18:56: RT @netblocks: Confirmed: Internet has been shut down in #Myanmar for the sixteenth consecutive night as of 1 am, as the military continues…
  • Mon, 18:56: RT @Fritinancy: A very niche request: Does anyone know a Bay Area publicist who specializes in small arts organizations? (OK to RT)
  • Mon, 19:05: The Bazel build system is moving out of the core Kubernetes repo https://t.co/wHkSyidcYK there's a lengthy discussion here (and ideas for those who still want Bazel for their own sub projects) https://t.co/RP6I2mSNh2
  • Mon, 19:39: any Excel experts with thoughts on why a fill-by-example would keep learning the wrong pattern? I have a sum that I want to increment by dragging (row 1-2, row 1,3, row 1-4, row 1-5) and that usually works but now I'm getting 1-2, 2-3, 3-4, 4-5 as a moving window when I drag fill
  • Mon, 19:44: I've spent the last couple of weeks trying out various apps in 64-bit emulation on Windows on Arm: they either run really well or don't run at all (I think because the DLL they need isn't there yet). https://t.co/JVnSiuZKnx
  • Mon, 19:48: RT @laurieontech: Me: Blind is pretty toxic Blind: No, that's not true! To prove it we'll send you unsolicited screenshots of users on our…
  • Mon, 19:49: RT @laurieontech: Ladies and gentlemen, I give you Blind! These are about me btw. https://t.co/7Ze3VVUbE3
  • Mon, 19:49: RT @laurieontech: When the social media person for your app decides to harass people who don’t agree with it by sharing toxic posts they ha…
  • Mon, 19:50: RT @IrisClasson: The front-end team was like: Did you try to: yarny guply webpacky something something -----f --s with cli X using cli Y…
  • Mon, 19:58: RT @azforeman: “Once Covid is over” is just English for “Inshallah”
  • Mon, 20:03: RT @timnitGebru: The audacity of Google leaders to be angry about leaks cause they want to have "honest conversations." Hilarious. Bruh y…
  • Mon, 20:06: it helps to know the quote was "information .. wants to be expensive because it is so valuable...on the other hand, information almost wants to be free because the costs of getting it out is getting lower and lower all of the time"�https://t.co/7P1eCqsiB7 https://t.co/wuInRTYdMW
  • Mon, 20:09: RT @unixterminal: What Nuno is saying is that you should hire him to do advocacy for your cloud native company or project. He is a Docker C…
  • Mon, 20:10: RT @ilanas: Hey Ignite attendees! We're going to have a roundtable discussion about how we can improve managing of apps and service princip…
  • Mon, 20:10: RT @piyali_vancity: 📣 Well, its official. After spending 2 years at #devrel, I am joining the #AzureCommunicationServices team as a #produc
  • Mon, 20:10: RT @LBayne: Join our team at #MSIgnite and you could win one of these snazzy customized #MicrosoftAI flight jackets too! Register and lea…
  • Mon, 20:11: RT @JoannaStern: Booking a Covid-19 vaccine online is a horrible, maddening Hunger-Games-like experience. My @WSJ column aims to provide…
  • Mon, 20:27: RT @dremilyportermd: I’m going to go out on a limb and say there’s a good chance people actually celebrated Thanksgiving and Christmas in g…
  • Mon, 20:27: RT @campuscodi: A French security researcher has discovered what appears to be a first fully weaponized exploit for the Spectre bug -- a Li…
  • Mon, 20:30: RT @HelenBranswell: 16. About 30,000 people who are pregnant & have been vaccinated have registered with @CDCgov V-safe adverse events moni…
  • Mon, 20:31: RT @jsrailton: Interesting: @FBI streamlines insurrectionist identification by comparing phones at #Capitol with "exclusion list" of author…
  • Mon, 20:31: RT @DanRather: There goes that socialist rag the Wall Street Journal with their anti-free market analysis. https://t.co/pFzI9B8axM
  • Mon, 20:32: RT @Mondayding: Alert for non-binary (preferably) UK based game writers. Ustwo looking for a writer to come on board early to work on a mob…
  • Mon, 20:39: it's Microsoft promotion season: seeing lots of well-deserved promotions across a diverse group of folks
  • Mon, 20:47: I'm fairly impressed with the suggested text in Outlook; it's very specific to the message and maybe half the time it's the kind of thing I'd say (I wonder if it's a personal model safe in our O365 tenant that learns what I actually do say) https://t.co/RKh5dueiQT
  • Mon, 20:58: RT @SuchiPahi: A small stipend can also make a difference. Every little bit counts honestly. https://t.co/CnCDpGCKmO
  • Mon, 20:59: RT @bitandbang: The government took nearly 40% of my income this year. I love how he's somehow acting as if 65% is an absurdly large number…
  • Mon, 21:05: RT @StevenGould: This is definitely true of genre fiction. The experiences of women writers who saw commercial and critical success in the…
  • Mon, 21:06: RT @GrayInGlasgow: Average student debt for England is now £40,280. Add 5.6% interest. 30 years of repayment at 9% of your salary above the…
  • Mon, 21:06: RT @GrayInGlasgow: Although Scotland has slightly more progressive income tax rates than rUK, English graduates with £27k tuition debt (+ e…
  • Mon, 21:06: RT @mkruz: Slack is great if you like email but wish the emails were hidden in a bunch of different places
  • Mon, 21:07: RT @TheEconomist: We are seeking someone with excellent editorial judgment and a keen eye for detail. They will have an SEO strategy to im…
  • Mon, 21:07: RT @Deirdre206: Celebrating women in gaming during #WomensHistoryMonth. I feel fortunate to have amazing role models and inspirations in th…
  • Mon, 21:08: RT @Delafina777: And this would be bad enough if Luke Crane were just some indie designer who was doing a Kickstarter. But Luke Crane is…
  • Mon, 21:08: RT @vrapolinario: Extremely happy to announce my next book: Windows Containers for ITPros! To be released first half of 2021! Covering all…
  • Mon, 21:09: RT @hacks4pancakes: Reminder: Impacted T-Mobile customers are advised to change their account's password, PIN, as well as their security qu…
  • Mon, 21:09: RT @sesamestreet: Happy Women's History Month! Throughout March, we'll be celebrating strong women who have helped change the world. ❤ http…
  • Mon, 21:27: RT @joncstone: Tory London assembly member kicks up a fuss about TfL polling residents to ask whether they support new cycle lanes - cyclin…
  • Mon, 21:27: RT @noahsparks: We are still in the Wild West of technology development & there's not enough attention given to what human practices/cognit…
  • Mon, 21:28: RT @ryanlcooper: @SilvermanJacob men will construct an elaborate library of reasoning blind spots and build a huge network of "rationalist"…
  • Mon, 21:31: RT @Freedland: Reminder: the Brexiters’ most basic argument was “It’ll cut red tape” https://t.co/TfTTOi44xl
  • Mon, 21:33: RT @angelaeagle: In the last year you’ve shrunk the economy by 10% & racked up the deficit to 100% of GDP - unemployment is expected to rea…
  • Mon, 21:33: RT @Microsoft: @kenji_yoshino 🎓 Identity and diversity scholar 🔎 Field researcher 🏫 Assistant professor Dr. @StephanieCreary is joining us…
  • Mon, 21:37: RT @markrussinovich: Maybe the NYTimes story on China turning off power in Mumbai is the reason Amazon recommended Trojan Horse to me today…
  • Mon, 21:39: RT @TwitterSafety: Beginning today, we will label Tweets that may contain misleading information around COVID-19 vaccinations. This is in a…
  • Mon, 21:41: RT @RMCunliffe: Pets have a powerful impact on boosting mental health, yet 55% of landlords impose blanket bans, leaving renters with few o…
  • Mon, 21:41: RT @browniepoints: More evidence that the people in government are using outdated mindsets to make policy decisions. https://t.co/L2A1HeMXJC
  • Mon, 21:41: RT @krystasvore: Honored to help kick off #CSE21 today and share more about #quantumcomputing and #AzureQuantum with the computational scie…
  • Mon, 21:42: RT @bheater: Hey all. @techcrunch is looking for a freelancer to help with our hardware coverage. You'll work directly with me, helping bui…
  • Mon, 21:44: RT @MissThrilla: to the, imperfect Women. monumental Women. super-mom Women. boss Women. joyous Women. trying Women. innovative Women. enco…
  • Mon, 21:44: RT @ajplus: Last week, the UN reported world governments are on track to cut CO2 emissions by less than 1% by 2030. A cut of 45% is needed…
  • Mon, 21:45: RT @migueldeicaza: Let us have a minute of silence for all those with more than 50 million dollars in assets - as they face the terrible bu…
  • Mon, 21:48: RT @MSEdgeDev: First up we have two Ask the Expert sessions on the "Top reasons why customers love Microsoft Edge". Sign up for March 2nd…
  • Mon, 21:48: RT @MSEdgeDev: You can also sign up for our Product Roundtables to give us security feedback for Microsoft Edge on March 2nd at 4pm PST or…
  • Mon, 21:48: RT @Another_Europe: 🔊 OUR NEW REPORT IS OUT 🔊 It has long been clear that the EU Settlement Scheme isn't working. The pandemic has made th…
  • Mon, 21:48: RT @SanaSNoorani: At Ignite, Identity has a session you can’t miss on the roadmap and our zero trust strategy! Come check it out. @joychik
  • Mon, 21:49: RT @alex: heritage is just a dog whistle for "let me be as racist as I want" https://t.co/R4mRu7KpWd
  • Tue, 02:19: When you ask twitter to do your homework for you https://t.co/GSP6lwNk5g
  • Tue, 02:20: RT @NerdPyle: MS Ignite sessions with Windows Server news for admins: "What's new with Microsoft Azure infrastructure" (Mar 2 5PM & Mar 3…
  • Tue, 02:21: RT @sa0un: A great and handy guide by @EFF to talk to people in your life about digital security, and why it matters. From the folks who ha…
  • Tue, 02:21: RT @SharePoint: The #OneDrive and #SharePoint admin centers are converging into one, giving you holistic control and streamlining the admin…
  • Tue, 11:45: Phrases from our new world: last night I harvested a fine crop of carrot parsley
  • Tue, 11:47: RT @CllrDRodwell: Our poorest families will be adversely affected by the Govt decision to move the census date for Pupil Premium Funding ba…
  • Tue, 11:47: RT @troyhunt: This is how weird my life has become: ending up in a news piece on a data breach of a far-right social media platform after t…
  • Tue, 11:49: is it easier to get the data from Gab from hackers who are cautious with PII than it is to get the source code Gab is supposed to distribute freely under GPL?� https://t.co/MwmkuwFOnN
  • Tue, 11:51: RT @kateconger: maybe hazing the young people entering your industry and wanting them to struggle is bad, actually
  • Tue, 11:51: RT @donk_enby: Called it, they removed the commit history. You can still view this gem of a commit from Gab's CTO @FoscoMarotto (ex-Faceb…
  • Tue, 11:58: I could make an account that just quote tweets this over and over again with annotations like "Whiskas tuna packet with teeth marks right through it" and "the shelf next to my desk where I keep my Surface pen" and "my TOE!" https://t.co/ffnFmZ3Dd7
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