Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
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  • Tue, 12:01: RT @hzeffman: Decision came after a meeting with Nick Brown, Labour's chief whip, this morning. Labour sources say Starmer told him a while…
  • Tue, 12:05: RT @benwood: If I've understood this correctly, fascinating to learn @Huawei derives an average royalty value of $2.50 for each 5G-capable…
  • Tue, 12:06: RT @garwboy: And what do we have a lot less of during lockdown? Social interactions. That's pretty much the whole point in a pandemic No so…
  • Tue, 12:06: RT @garwboy: For a year now, we've all been told that going outside and interacting is hazardous. There's been a negative aspect to every i…
  • Tue, 12:07: RT @garwboy: Basically, the lack of oxytocin caused by lockdown can make the whole experience more stressful. But the action of oxytocin ca…
  • Tue, 12:08: RT @scoriani: We're introducing Configurable Retry Logic in https://t.co/18odxgoSNp.SqlClient for new and existing .NET applications talkin…
  • Tue, 12:08: RT @alanbeattie: Not saying it's wrong, but v close to the EU's existing China strategy: "simultaneously (in different policy areas) a coop…
  • Tue, 12:08: RT @AzureSupport: 🛠️Engineers have confirmed the the issue impacting Azure Active Directory has been mitigated. A detailed resolution state…
  • Tue, 12:11: RT @SamuelStolton: Max Schrems' @NOYBeu notes in this post today that a case on Facebook's GDPR consent bypass, currently before the Austri…
  • Tue, 12:11: RT @Sue_Cowley: Okay I'm going to take a deep breath, post this, and then go into the garden for a few hours. Some things that men can do t…
  • Tue, 12:13: RT @codepo8: Browser feedback is interesting. You really at times see how people use their computers when you get it. "your browser freeze…
  • Tue, 12:15: RT @parsnip45: Last yr I stopped to intervene after seeing a boy kicking a girl & calling her a fat bitch. She was crying and hurt. She sai…
  • Tue, 12:15: RT @StefSimanowitz: The govt launch #GenomeUK, a major 10yr national health strategy Dept of Trade offer companies access to 65 million pe…
  • Tue, 12:16: RT @kira_weiss20: If you work in @VisualStudio with a large solution, (~100+ projects) I want to set up time to talk with you to learn how…
  • Tue, 12:16: RT @rodneyorpheus: Policeman abducts and kills vulnerable young woman. Police response: beat up vulnerable young women en masse. Governm…
  • Tue, 12:16: RT @JolyonMaugham: If the Russians can extract reliable intelligence from No.10's briefings they probably deserve it. https://t.co/iRmV6GSJ
  • Tue, 12:17: RT @hesmondthing: There's much controversy about musicians' earnings. This short survey seeks to find out about what UK-based music creator…
  • Tue, 12:19: RT @never_released: > The first Qualcomm Snapdragon platforms to feature Qualcomm’s new internally designed CPUs are expected to sample in…
  • Tue, 12:22: RT @KetanJ0: Australia is piloting the use of one of the worst, most emissions-intensive types of coal to make hydrogen, and ship it to Jap…
  • Tue, 12:23: RT @WindowsUpdate: An out-of-band update has been released to address an issue that affected a subset of Windows 10 devices which applied t…
  • Tue, 12:24: RT @nibmike: The #MSDyn365BC Web client has outgrown legacy browsers such as IE11 and legacy Edge: version 18 will not run on these browser…
  • Tue, 12:24: RT @codepo8: An examination of the 65GB of hacked data from Gab finds that only 1.5M of the total 4M+ Gab accounts in the repository have p…
  • Tue, 12:25: RT @CERN: The TOTEM collaboration at the #LHC and the DØ collaboration at the Tevatron @Fermilab, have announced the discovery of the odder…
  • Tue, 12:29: RT @DmitryOpines: 80 more nuclear warheads? I see the UK is finally acquiring the tools police need to properly defend the Churchill statu…
  • Tue, 12:30: RT @JasonSteidl: My friend who volunteered with the Trevor Project, a suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth, said that the lines always light up…
  • Tue, 12:32: RT @SylviaBautovic: We announced new capabilities for our Modular Data Center (MDC) - store data and connect to networks with up to 3 class…
  • Tue, 12:32: RT @tomwarren: I just realized this is @XboxP3 using the unannounced and unreleased Xbox Game Streaming (xCloud) app for Windows. We'll be…
  • Tue, 12:33: RT @rechelon: @sugarbanter @RealTimelesst @thomasod_ Anarchism isn't "when you make the state small enough it's not a state" because three…
  • Tue, 12:33: RT @patricksamphire: Julie Burchill's book is due to be published Stirling Publishing. Is that the same Stirling Publishing that is run by…
  • Tue, 12:34: RT @DebDebabbble: What happened to the 350 million that was on brexit bus? Services at risk unless NHS England gets £8bn extra funding wi…
  • Tue, 12:50: RT @MelodyBurst: @byleahjohnson People absolutely NEED to learn that creativity is a battery and you gotta recharge it. There have been TV…
  • Tue, 12:50: RT @clairevtran: Today: 33 Vietnamese immigrants will be deported from Texas. Some arrived pre-1995, breaking the US-Vietnam bilateral agr…
  • Tue, 14:14: boy did I make my coffee strong today; I can *feel* the caffeine hammering my neurons awake
  • Tue, 14:14: RT @TheRaDR: [One book] sells for $11.95 on Amazon & my own website. Of that, Amazon demands & gets 55% discount, & free shipping. That l…
  • Tue, 14:14: RT @TheRaDR: No author or publisher can live on that. Why would anybody self-publish a book, as Rich did, if the reward is so meager even…
  • Tue, 14:15: RT @joshchafetz: I don't want to shatter any illusions, but it's possible that selling cheap bedding via infomercial requires a different s…
  • Tue, 14:19: RT @edbott: This headline is a serious understatement. https://t.co/sQE4gpnRG4
  • Tue, 14:20: RT @LawrenceGostin: Doctors offices are key. In the best performing countries your doctor calls you for a vaccine. It’s essential for effic…
  • Tue, 14:21: RT @MacFarlaneNews: FLASH: US House Oversight Committee schedules hearing for MONDAY MARCH 22 on bill to make District of Columbia a US s…
  • Tue, 14:22: RT @CarmenCrincoli: Just noticed the new notepad icon. Probably the biggest change since NT4->Win2k. I'm...not sure how I feel about this.…
  • Tue, 14:23: RT @jukkan: In 2018 there were 5,000 team members in Microsoft Business Applications Group. In 2021 James Phillips now has a team 3x that.…
  • Tue, 14:30: is this Zeneca's Paradox? https://t.co/scdxkoVa1x
  • Tue, 14:31: RT @laurieontech: Wanna know why I come down so hard on anyone disparaging front end devs? I was a backend dev. I know first hand that bo…
  • Tue, 14:32: RT @QuinnyPig: @metaskills If you truly cared about DX you’d not be deploying kubernetes.
  • Tue, 14:52: I went and checked my notes; I've been talking to @JamesMPhillips since January 2015 about Power BI being the face of the Microsoft data strategy: "we want it to be the tip of the sphere for everything we do" https://t.co/ADLx4rp9fN
  • Tue, 15:05: the irony of the modern adtech economy, where a Politico story on the FTC and Google antitrust issues means opting out of umpteen different 'legitimate interest' ways for Google to track you on their site even when you have already rejected cookies https://t.co/WGFOzNEP07
  • Tue, 15:36: does Foxconn think the Biden government is as na�ve as the previous administration? if it's going to 'revive' its Wisconsin plant to make electric cars maybe make sure it's not more golf buggy racing in empty buildings https://t.co/zYWhsSgoH0
  • Tue, 15:54: RT @ipvideo: Exposed: @VerkadaHQ has "Money is Everything" meetings and implores salespeople to "Burn It Down" to close deals https://t.co/
  • Tue, 15:55: RT @emilianoucl: Happy to report that our paper "A Large Open Dataset from the Parler Social Network" has been accepted to @icwsm Pre-pri…
  • Tue, 15:56: RT @IanDunt: That's where the current bill comes in. It radically increases police power and discretion to impose restrictions on protests.…
  • Tue, 15:56: RT @IanDunt: Eagle: "Clauses 54 to 60 are a a premeditated attack on our right to protest. While ministers purport to be the defenders of o…
  • Tue, 15:56: RT @aevavoom: A CEO who does not think it's worth paying for an OSS consultant -- or hiring an OSS lead -- is going to get as much out as t…
  • Tue, 15:57: RT @aevavoom: RLG(*): Hi Aeva, I've just become the CEO of a startup, and we have an open source! Can you give us free consulting on how to…
  • Tue, 16:26: I'm watching a discussion about making better digital social spaces with @nancybaym and the moderator asks what one piece of advice you'd give to Zuckerberg if you could take a time machine back to his dorm room and my own answer is really more like a physical intervention
  • Tue, 16:37: 🔥🔥🔥 https://t.co/YFDzswQMhn
  • Tue, 18:30: for the first time I just crafted part of an email specifically to trigger the 'suggested task' behaviour in Office 365 Outlook email analytics so Cortana will tell the people I'm emailing there's something they should do ;) the machines are training us to make their life easier
  • Tue, 18:48: RT @isosteph: every crypto vision of the future is trying to take a technology developed for hyperadversarial contexts and being like Let's…
  • Tue, 18:49: RT @IanDunt: "And what about the images of the police tackling a mourning woman to the floor last weekend makes him think the police do not…
  • Tue, 18:49: RT @IanDunt: "Pandemic aside, what about society has changed exactly that means the police need more powers to control protests than they d…
  • Tue, 18:49: RT @IanDunt: "The govt has prioritised giving the police the power to prohibit the fundamental freedoms of protest that the British public…
  • Tue, 18:49: RT @IanDunt: "When the Suffragettes marched for the right to vote, some of them were prepared to break the law to make their point just out…
  • Tue, 18:50: RT @pierrefitter: Excellent episode by @karaswisher on the role of govt in driving very long-term, very large scale innovation with @Mazzuc
  • Tue, 18:51: RT @ariaupdated: To those of you disabling your end user's ability to use the Windows Update settings page and interact with notifications…
  • Tue, 18:52: RT @MegCarpenter: So tomorrow we’re doing a thing here at Microsoft. We’re taking a bit of a risk and sharing with the world an event to he…
  • Tue, 18:52: RT @johanknorberg: Why have I not been vaccinated yet? A short Q&A. https://t.co/d3WReQBpSc
  • Tue, 18:53: RT @EamonJavers: Interesting new tidbits about the Iranians in the ODNI report on the election: - “As part of their influence operations, I…
  • Tue, 18:53: RT @EamonJavers: Have we seen the fruits of this yet? —> “Iranian cyber actors sent spearphishing emails to current and former senior offic…
  • Tue, 18:53: RT @EamonJavers: Also, China did not meddle because no candidate was on their side: “...Beijing also believes there is a bipartisan consen…
  • Tue, 18:53: RT @anderssandberg: The real reason for stopping AZ is likely a CYA/"do no harm" intuition: authorities afraid of being the cause of identi…
  • Tue, 18:55: RT @imranzomg: SO A Stadia rep once looked me dead in the eye (over a video call) and said this game is ONLY possible on Stadia because of…
  • Tue, 18:56: RT @sydneypadua: !??! Nuclear retaliation for a cyber attack? Seriously? https://t.co/IRMNWYH6u6
  • Tue, 18:56: RT @Teri_Kanefield: Let me see if I understand this. McConnell is implying that Republicans might even do something as outrageous as refuse…
  • Tue, 19:02: RT @catvalente: I was rewatching Babylon 5 last night, which takes place in 2258. And I can’t stop thinking about how much I thought we’d…
  • Tue, 19:03: RT @sturdyAlex: Currently, Sir John Hayes MP - who pulled in over 100k last year from side jobs, on top of his MP salary, and claimed over…
  • Tue, 19:06: RT @briacht: Check out the newest #mlnet Model Builder updates and let us know what you think! 🙂 #dotnet #machinelearning https://t.co/8g
  • Tue, 19:06: RT @AdobeXD: The latest version of Adobe XD is here! Today's update brings improvements including an updated app menu for Windows users! Se…
  • Tue, 19:06: RT @RavivTamir: 👉 https://t.co/Ph0o3NwqbP 👈 With new data, tools and blogs coming out several times a day (and more coming...) here's the o…
  • Tue, 19:07: RT @cmclymer: In the U.S., one of every six hospital beds is in a Catholic health care space. If you think that the Pope denying affirmatio…
  • Tue, 19:09: RT @tanmayg: Microsoft has released a new, one-click mitigation tool to help customers who do not have dedicated security or IT teams to ap…
  • Tue, 19:09: RT @emilymbender: A must read! "the biggest shortcomings are the tactical abdication of responsibility for all the mess in ImageNet combin…
  • Tue, 19:10: RT @DmitryOpines: @IanDunt The EU is a one-world-government-superstate that tramples on the sovereignty of individual members as clearly ev…
  • Tue, 19:11: RT @timnitGebru: This statement by Yann is so wrong & asserted with such confidence. There are many languages & mixtures of languages tha…
  • Tue, 19:11: RT @benignbala: @timnitGebru Well said. And not just languages / mixtures of languages, but even in English, based on context and local/col…
  • Tue, 19:11: RT @ed_doran: A couple people asked about my background, it's a sculpture from our artist in residence program ht @MSFTResearch https://t.c…
  • Tue, 19:12: RT @timnitGebru: What angers me about this statement itself is the combination of ignorance, power and lack of care for many people, especi…
  • Tue, 19:13: RT @sbarolo: At the request of vulnerable people, I can’t spill the tea, but generally speaking: If you are the owner or operator of a spac…
  • Tue, 19:13: RT @amandaksilver: Very excited that @gabrtv and @jeffhollan and the Azure PaaS team have joined the Developer Division. Now their open rol…
  • Tue, 19:16: RT @AnitaB_org: Adele Goldberg holds a special place in history for creating the program language that allows for graphics user interfaces…
  • Tue, 19:18: RT @MSPowerAutomate: Reduce bottleneck and create flows faster with hundreds of prebuilt actions. #PowerAutomate Desktop is now available t…
  • Tue, 19:19: RT @gcaughey: It was smart to remove the default Json serializer and its dependencies from the Toolkit, but be aware you'll need to add you…
  • Tue, 19:19: RT @MSEdgeDev: Hello, Insiders! Dev channel is receiving Edge 91, so you can expect to see version 91.0.825.0 rolling out today. To see wha…
  • Tue, 19:19: RT @MSEdgeDev: ICYMI - We're also running our quarterly survey for our Insiders forums! Be sure to give us your thoughts by filling out the…
  • Tue, 19:20: RT @redhistorian: This was a striking feature of the debate. No MP seemed willing to argue for the new powers in the bill. Instead, they fo…
  • Tue, 19:21: RT @faizsays: New: As Uber & Lyft avoided paying into unemployment, the government provided at least $80M to drivers who emerged as the mos…
  • Tue, 19:21: RT @faizsays: It was unusual for such a big pool of workers under the umbrella of multi billion-dollar companies to tap into that money. Th…
  • Tue, 19:22: RT @cstross: Currently the UK has a cap of 180 H-bombs, all RVs for Trident D-5 SLBMs. Johnson has announced an increase to 260 warheads.…
  • Tue, 19:22: RT @cstross: I suspect what's actually happening here is Johnson is concealing a 25% reduction in the Trident missile strength by talking u…
  • Tue, 19:23: RT @film_girl: I said this last time when this was a rumor and I’ll say it again: any journalist/creator dumb enough to take money from Fac…
  • Tue, 19:23: RT @jbkahan: Since launching the #AIforHealth program we have awarded over 180 grants to empower those who are tackling some of the most di…
  • Tue, 19:25: RT @mcclure111: A repeated experience I have had with multiple computers is I have what seems to be enormous, endless amounts of hard drive…
  • Tue, 19:27: RT @DavidSHolz: Did you know that the original Leap Motion technology relied on shadows instead of cameras? We used LEDs to cast shadows of…
  • Tue, 19:29: RT @mnt_io: v86, https://t.co/KrwNzxHZfj x86 virtualization in your browser, recompiling x86 to WebAssembly on-the-fly. That's quite impr…
  • Tue, 19:30: RT @Lauren9Dudley: Do we want to talk about the contraceptive pill having a higher potential blood clot rate than the AstraZeneca vaccine?…
  • Tue, 19:34: RT @RMac18: FB's AI works by first *identifying* the content. It does not automatically remove 94.7% of content deemed as hate speech. That…
  • Tue, 19:35: RT @RMac18: The tweet from @ylecun also makes it seem like FB's AI took down 94.7% of *all* hate speech on the platform. That's not right e…
  • Tue, 19:35: RT @RMac18: Some FB employees are not happy with their chief AI scientist putting out incorrect info and they've flagged it internally. On…
  • Tue, 19:37: RT @Abebab: This work signifies a pattern of erasure of Black women's work and lack of responsibility from the computer vision community. 2/
  • Tue, 19:38: RT @Abebab: But how can we be sure that they are aware of our work? 1) We’ve had email exchanges 2) There’s a video recording with Prof.…
  • Tue, 19:39: RT @emilymbender: This may feel a little "inside baseball" to those not in computer vision, but the heart of it is really important: academ…
  • Tue, 19:40: RT @thomasforth: We now move to the second incantation. That the UK's vaccine procurement and rollout has been exceptional. That the EU's v…
  • Tue, 21:42: RT @mtholfsen: Navigating disruption: Spotlight on social-emotional learning 🌳 A great new blog on some of the #MicrosoftEDU work in this s…
  • Tue, 21:42: RT @CarmenCrincoli: Recalling how when I started at Microsoft, employees had to request VPN (also dialup) access and provide a justificatio…
  • Tue, 21:43: RT @github: We’ve improved single-repository update traffic rates by at least an order of magnitude. Find out how, and what it means for yo…
  • Tue, 21:43: RT @stshank: Massive punishment to @UCBrowser for alleged manipulation of search results. It's one part of the empire of tech giant @Alibab
  • Tue, 21:43: RT @mbcrump: Very cool! I just learned Microsoft Perks+ includes musical instruments! I guess I'll be getting my first Midi Keyboard Contro…
  • Tue, 21:43: RT @GoodLawProject: "Government only published the methodology after the Good Law Project threatened them with court action. Will the Minis…
  • Tue, 21:44: RT @marcduiker: Now working on @TheClippy for a new update for VSCode Pets! Added a baseball cap (there will be three color variations) and…
  • Tue, 21:45: gosh, it's amazing what taking companies to court can achieve� https://t.co/qVyrFEFH5w
  • Tue, 21:50: RT @TaliaRinger: One way institutional sexism manifests is when the diagnostic criteria of conditions are based on studies of mostly men. T…
  • Tue, 21:50: I've always called it Woeful Wednesday� https://t.co/VHicWloiGB
  • Wed, 01:24: RT @stshank: "Micron Updates Data Center Portfolio Strategy to Address Growing Opportunity for Memory and Storage Hierarchy Innovation" Tr…
  • Wed, 01:24: RT @anabmap: Awesome job alert: The @Mozilla Insights team is looking for a Senior Researcher to work on Trustworthy AI issues as they inte…
  • Wed, 01:25: RT @ArlanWasHere: Shared with permission by anonymous. 🤷🏾‍♀️💀 https://t.co/qrCVcMJqM4
  • Wed, 01:25: RT @editingemily: You live in your body but you are not your body. You are you. You are enough. You are worthy. You are beautiful. And,…
  • Wed, 01:25: RT @editingemily: And I’d like to just skip the part of our lives where we spend a year hating ourselves because we ate too many cookies, d…
  • Wed, 01:26: RT @xoDrVenture: Dk which Black person needs to hear this today but this mindset is a scam. We're people, not wandering anti-racism educato…
  • Wed, 01:28: RT @rebeccanagle: What’s that? The first network sitcom about Native Americans created by Native Americans?!!? So excited for this! https:…
  • Wed, 01:29: RT @LouisCentury: I found @veenadubal's article "Digital Piecework" so illuminating. When you strip away all the 'tech' and 'innovation' ja…
  • Wed, 01:29: RT @hamdia_ahmed: I was really upset that homeless people did not have access to the $1,400 stimulus check. I just found this out. If you…
  • Wed, 01:30: RT @svdate: Hey, New York Post and everyone else who got suckered into the ridiculous Hunter Biden Laptop story. Take a bow. https://t.co/
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