Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

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  • Thu, 12:45: RT @CT_Bergstrom: Oh goodness. Microsoft is shuttering Microsoft Academic Search at the end of 2021. Keep in mind that we have no guarant…
  • Thu, 12:46: RT @_ElizabethMay: ah yes, the "two rich people hanging out in their private jet hangars discuss moving because visible poverty has encroac…
  • Thu, 12:46: RT @carolinejmolloy: Labour will never win by fighting the right for the flag-waving vote. You can kowtow to Buckingham Palace & demand th…
  • Thu, 12:49: When you're on one side of Jersey, your phone roams onto French networks and you get French TV but you also get the BBC and shop at M&S. Jersey isn't England or France but it's connected to both of them https://t.co/8hiVbDuQR1
  • Thu, 12:50: RT @chris_brockett: We're hiring! Join us in the Natural Language Processing group at Microsoft Research. https://t.co/k0PD4BY8TE
  • Thu, 12:53: RT @tomwarren: Sony is facing a proposed class action lawsuit that claims it's running "a monopoly over the sale of digital PlayStation gam…
  • Thu, 12:54: RT @Abebab: irony is lost as a white man attacking a Black women quotes Angela Davis. beware of allies that sing Black Lives Matter yet u…
  • Thu, 12:55: RT @marylgray: @Abebab i'm sorry you're getting this grief. hang in there. your work is important...besides, as this harassment suggests, m…
  • Thu, 12:55: RT @Dixie3Flatline: I know listening to your own voice feels weird but I promise you do not sound weird to the rest of us
  • Thu, 12:55: RT @CountBinface: Whoever you vote for, do vote if you can. Democracy is amazing and, believe it or not, not many planets have it. Politici…
  • Thu, 12:56: RT @Abebab: a dude with a history of going viciously after Black women decides to assign himself the task of deciding what I should and sho…
  • Thu, 12:57: So he's objecting to the competition? https://t.co/9T0lVbOMaM
  • Thu, 12:58: RT @AndrewDGordon: Conversation with @simonpj0 about our deep partnership with @msexcel @jones206 covering LAMBDA but also LET, entities, d…
  • Thu, 12:59: RT @inter_gen: These figures are for the USA, but it is staggering to see how the ladder has been pulled up between the generations. https:…
  • Thu, 13:15: RT @nitya: I had the chance to see @cmaneu and @juliendubois present this internally. It's *also* the perfect starter tool for anyone looki…
  • Thu, 13:16: RT @ChaseTMAnderson: Normalize the fact that the loudest voice in the room may be drowning out the most innovative voices.
  • Thu, 13:16: RT @GossiTheDog: Emerging business model: - seed pirate software online with remote access trojan - lots of people install it (piracy = o…
  • Thu, 13:17: RT @GossiTheDog: A really good, I think, investigation tip for AV alerts like pirate software is - does the detection event and file creati…
  • Thu, 13:17: RT @Carnage4Life: A classic troll technique is to harass minorities people on Twitter with a profile picture or cover photo that implies yo…
  • Thu, 13:17: RT @AaronBastani: If you are spoiling your ballot please don’t make it a neat mark of any kind inside a box. I recall one counting agent…
  • Thu, 13:18: RT @bridgetkromhout: Lots of uptake of @OpenPolicyAgent in the last year, says @thockin - this helps with "very sharp knives which were add…
  • Thu, 13:18: RT @scattermoon: Don't forget to pronounce party names correctly today. For example: PLAID CYMRU is not pronounced 'Played Sim-rue', it's…
  • Thu, 13:21: RT @tomwarren: Apple dug out this confidential Microsoft document from 2011 detailing the "Xbox LIVE marketplace future strategy." It's lik…
  • Thu, 13:22: RT @zsk: After a morning of angry men shouting at me on twitter, I am asked to cover this story 😂 https://t.co/reuGmoCtYC
  • Thu, 13:22: RT @slpng_giants: .@pfizer, as one of the few remaining advertisers on Fox News, are you really okay with their main opinion host telling h…
  • Thu, 13:23: RT @troyhunt: Fun exercise: try going to the unencrypted scheme of the ACIC website and see what happens. HOLY SHIT - IT REDIRECTS TO AN EN…
  • Thu, 13:23: RT @RachelRecruitin: @althtcybrsisgld A CISO named Mike Johnson summed it up well: mature security programs can take on junior talent, stra…
  • Thu, 13:29: I'm not going out in the rain to vote - because we did our postal vote already. However you do it, whoever you vote for - spoil your ballot if you can't bear any of them - but vote
  • Thu, 14:36: it's infuriating that Google Calendar hijacks Zoom invites and redirects the meeting link to a web page that tells you clicked the meeting link. yes, I know, I just *clicked it* please get out of my way so I can have the Zoom redirect page and wait for the client to open
  • Thu, 14:44: RT @bengidley: Government source says French threats against Jersey are worse than Nazi occupation: “At least the Nazis kept the lights on…
  • Thu, 16:12: RT @k8em0: When we did Driven2pwn in UAE, I had to set up a makeshift SCIF-lite to keep exploits out of anyone’s hands except the researche…
  • Thu, 16:13: RT @AdamSinger: It's exceedingly dumb this class of drug is not decriminalized for widespread therapeutic use. Our puritanical policy on th…
  • Thu, 16:15: RT @throbbin_robbin: Took a fair bit of blood, sweat and tears but @redox_os now has basic @Arm 64-bit support :) Still on a simulator (qem…
  • Thu, 16:15: RT @Carnage4Life: The longer dogecoin stays up, the more the credibility of cryptocurrency projects is questioned as you can’t disentangle…
  • Thu, 16:16: RT @PrivacyMatters: Disqus not providing the same ePrivacy standards in Norway compared to other EU countries (e.g. consent for tracking ex…
  • Thu, 16:16: RT @KoenRottiers: Still surprised every day how many developers and IT ops people are stuck in their own little bubble and fail to see what…
  • Thu, 16:16: RT @rmd1023: This is going to be a challenge for folks at the very low end of technical clue. Elderly folks who can’t/don’t SMS or even don…
  • Thu, 16:18: RT @toddkitta: Caught a Simpson’s episode with my daughter yesterday and milk went out my nose when I saw this 😂 https://t.co/qGF9F1p2CD
  • Thu, 16:26: RT @Abebab: 🤦🏾‍♀️🤦🏾‍♀️🤦🏾‍♀️ he's going after a google whistle-blower... I have news for you: a lot of the dirt on big corporations that the…
  • Thu, 16:26: RT @mer__edith: There's no clean money. Resistance where we are is what we can do. And I've been around long enough to be certain that if…
  • Thu, 16:27: RT @mer__edith: Gross. & revealing that the people who point to tech's capitalist biz model to argue that fixing tech isn't a matter of ind…
  • Thu, 16:28: RT @IanDunt: This is a good thread. You can imagine No10 cynically stuffing every Remain argument about the Brexit ref (should be two-stage…
  • Thu, 16:30: RT @doctorow: States where the tipped minimum wage is still legal have restaurants that pay their workforce $2.13/hour. Fast-food workers w…
  • Thu, 16:31: RT @doctorow: If a company can't afford to pay its workers enough to survive - to feed, clothe and shelter themselves - then it's not a bus…
  • Thu, 16:31: RT @ChrisGiles_: FWIW Andrew Bailey, @bankofengland governor just was (appropriately) downbeat on #cryptocurrency "They have no intrinsic…
  • Thu, 16:31: RT @kentcdodds: Did you know there are only 3 maintainers of the React TypeScript definitions on DefinitelyTyped? That's a huge burden for…
  • Thu, 16:32: RT @DorotheaBaur: Deploying #AI often requires significant (hidden) "repair work" to make #AI "actually effective in a specific context, an…
  • Thu, 16:32: RT @Debbie_abrahams: As the Prime Minister broke the Ministerial Code when he told Parliament that all PPE contracts had been published (un…
  • Thu, 16:43: RT @TheYelitsa: Everyday my emails get closer to just saying: “Thank you. Unfortunately, I just don’t want to.”
  • Thu, 16:45: RT @alice: “No grounds to show that the guidance has placed women and girls at a disadvantage” - what a relief to hear this said plainly by…
  • Thu, 16:45: RT @markmorow: Some real good work went into some new docs, check out https://t.co/DSAhnt0qRX (https://t.co/D6TsHE7lW1) There is even a new…
  • Thu, 16:45: RT @nytimes: Internet service providers spent $4.2 million on an effort that created roughly nine million fake comments in support of the F…
  • Thu, 16:51: RT @marcusbarnett_: Many Labour members in Gtr Manchester are saying they’ve never experienced anything like the support Andy Burnham’s get…
  • Thu, 16:51: RT @ceeoreo_: Biggest lesson that I’m still learning everyday as a junior dev: ASK QUESTIONS!!! ASK ALL OF YOUR QUESTIONS!!!
  • Thu, 16:51: RT @issielapowsky: Holy Moly. NY AG report finds out of the 22 million net neutrality comments the FCC received in 2017, 18 million were fa…
  • Thu, 16:51: RT @issielapowsky: It also finds that one single 19-year-old college student submitted more than 7 million pro-net neutrality comments unde…
  • Thu, 16:51: RT @issielapowsky: Every line of this is more flabbergasting than the last: One of the lead generators working with the broadband industry…
  • Thu, 16:53: RT @maryhui: The police likely received the complaint re: suspected breach of NSL via its new national security hotline, which as of last m…
  • Thu, 16:53: RT @stevemk14ebr: As someone who tried to comment on their website and protested publicly, this was so so so so so obvious.The entire comme…
  • Thu, 16:54: RT @khenidak: Behind every purchase design made by customers is a cfo asking “how will this save money?” And/or “how will this make money?”
  • Thu, 16:56: RT @MSFTEnable: ICYMI: Accessibility Checker, a simple feature that helps you find accessibility issues to make your content accessible, wi…
  • Thu, 16:56: RT @ajohnsocyber: Today we are announcing a new pledge for the European Union. If you are a commercial or public sector customer in the EU,…
  • Thu, 16:59: RT @wrkclasshistory: #OtD 6 May 1933 Nazis raided the Institute of Sex Research in Berlin. It was a pioneering org which supported gay and…
  • Thu, 17:00: RT @JuliusGoat: Again, "normal" is not something we should want to return to, if "normal" means the way things have been. A system that ea…
  • Thu, 17:00: RT @carophillips1: If you are a commercial or public sector customer in the EU, Microsoft is going beyond its existing data residency commi…
  • Thu, 17:35: Wonder if they can build a 2nm fab with Intel given their new research relationship... https://t.co/EBjwk4fqAo
  • Thu, 17:38: RT @rwilcox: @Pinboard Christ, I thought I was having a stroke there for a minute but it’s all actually true isn’t it The creator of BitTo…
  • Thu, 17:38: RT @Pinboard: What we really need to make the cryptocurrency revolution complete is a popular new coin that requires massive amounts of RAM…
  • Thu, 17:38: RT @Pinboard: Kudos to Bram Cohen and team for inventing a form of Lisp that massively inconveniences anyone who needs to buy a hard drive…
  • Thu, 17:38: RT @thurrott: "Google wants you to imagine a future without passwords" Microsoft wants you to know that it already has this system working.
  • Thu, 18:08: RT @dillonliam: Who's moving out of California? Poor and middle class people with less education. Who's moving into California? Wealthy p…
  • Thu, 18:11: RT @codesapien: Our team is expanding! https://t.co/VJ64niIBBt If you're interested in Serverless/Azure Functions, please check out the d…
  • Thu, 18:12: RT @DrewTumaABC7: AccuWeather released their wildfire outlook for this year and puts all of Northern California into the extreme risk. Main…
  • Thu, 18:12: RT @TarletonG: One more person we're excited to welcome to SMC this summer! @muira_mccammon is working on a very cool project with @zephori
  • Thu, 18:14: RT @CarmenCrincoli: Seriously, let that sink in. Decades before LinkedIn. I had a social network around the world that spilled into being a…
  • Thu, 18:15: RT @unixterminal: One of the joys of working at the intersection of Windows and Linux is entire meetings about slashes in paths.
  • Thu, 18:15: RT @natfriedman: 👋Working on a fix, and notice your fork is behind? Now, you can sync from the parent with just a single click in the GitHu…
  • Thu, 18:28: RT @SadiqKhan: London: This election is going down to the wire and we cannot be complacent - every vote counts. Polls are open and you hav…
  • Thu, 18:28: RT @Wolfrum: E.T. came out in 1982, the year Ronald Reagan started raising the taxes of the middle class to make up for the massive tax br…
  • Thu, 18:29: RT @jthake: First time using Viva Topics (Project Cortex) pages to find a subject matter expert on a particular program internally at Micro…
  • Thu, 18:37: RT @mims: Many images of Covid’s devastation in India come from Delhi, the capital, where journalists work and are stuck. By Mumbai, whic…
  • Thu, 18:37: RT @ChloeCondon: OKR stands for "ok r these the things I'm supposed to do?"
  • Thu, 18:38: the headline is 🔥🔥🔥  https://t.co/YkFAJ1dnxq
  • Thu, 18:40: RT @jeroenterheerdt: Announcing support for backup and restore of Power BI datasets https://t.co/r06S5ChcBi #PowerBI
  • Thu, 18:41: RT @BrianNosek: Subscribe to the new Open Research Calendar to keep informed about open research events. Add ones from your community or or…
  • Thu, 18:42: Microsoft followers know Abi Sellen at MSRC for the Weasley-style clock that shows where family members are (and other fascinating research about putting tech into the home) but I always remember interviewing her about multitasking and dual screen setups� https://t.co/5bjrcjSaGT
  • Thu, 19:20: Dropbox auto-expiring passwords makes me just assume they have regular data breaches and no better way to handle it; given it's against NIST recommendations, forcing password changes does not give me confidence in your security
  • Thu, 19:35: RT @sbisson: This may be one of the most biting album reviews I have read in a long while. Please note, I am adding the phrase "tinfoil mil…
  • Thu, 19:37: oh yes, me too, B'rer Fox; absolutely don't torture me with chocolate or coffee� https://t.co/T4pKKxDGNh
  • Thu, 19:38: RT @threddyrex: I’m on Microsoft campus and I’m sitting in a large room where we’ve had morale events in the past sometimes the morale eve…
  • Thu, 20:10: RT @JonErlichman: Microsoft launched here in 1975. Revenue that year was $16,000. Today, Microsoft generates $16,000 in revenue every thr…
  • Thu, 20:11: RT @lorakolodny: California's economy dodged a Covid budget bullet thanks to tech, but flight risk is real https://t.co/8bOPB4w08u (If you…
  • Thu, 20:11: RT @rakyll: What's broken and what's not? That's not the question. Everything in tech is a bit broken. What matters is to set the expectati…
  • Thu, 20:13: RT @KevinMKruse: @fmanjoo Complaining about "setting a good example" and "being a role model" seemed too churlish, so they invented "virtue…
  • Thu, 20:14: RT @RealVenky: Super excited to see Intel Control Flow Enforcement protection coming to Google Chrome browser on Windows. Congrats to the e…
  • Thu, 20:15: RT @revodavid: Kudos to Google for making this change. I turned down a great role there a few years ago partly for lack of flexibility in w…
  • Thu, 20:16: RT @MSFTIssues: #TBT to the 1997 PC Recycling team. ♻️ Today, Microsoft has been responsible for more than 81 million kg of recycled e-wa…
  • Thu, 20:16: RT @jhutchings0: Fines this small aren't a deterrent for companies who have a financial interest in distorting public discourse. "The...…
  • Thu, 20:16: RT @MSFTImagine: Have you saved the date for the #ImagineCup World Championship?! Join our host @DonovanBrown at #MSBuild on May 25 at 1:30…
  • Thu, 20:16: RT @dreadphones: BEC attacks can cause major financial impact for organizations and should not be taken lightly. According to the FBI, BEC…
  • Thu, 20:34: RT @carlykind_: A telling stat - 58% on the IoW said they were ‘completely comfortable’ sharing their data with the app, in contrast to jus…
  • Thu, 20:34: RT @carlykind_: Almost 300 people on the IoW have died of COVID-19, compared to almost 800 in Newham (a borough twice the size). This accor…
  • Thu, 20:34: RT @carlykind_: In circumstances in which the most vulnerable people are not being reached by key interventions, there is a real risk of th…
  • Thu, 20:34: RT @carlykind_: They argue that “denying the existence or impact of structural racism won’t prevent it being encoded in the data that train…
  • Thu, 21:42: RT @MekaeliaD: Can we please stop using the language "return to work" in our planning? We never stopped working. We weren't on vacation. In…
  • Thu, 21:48: RT @HoratioSkald: this is the first time in my life I've seen workers have even the tiniest bit of leverage in the job market
  • Thu, 21:49: RT @LuiseFreese: 🤯🤬😱 What happens when I am open about the fact that dudes send me unsolicited dick picks 🍆: Another dude will passive-ag…
  • Thu, 21:54: RT @ASpittel: it's wild to me how guys with 'learning how to code' in their bio get treated like experts and i get python 101 resources sen…
  • Thu, 21:58: all freelancers are underpaid, but alas, I am not (yet) one of the creators/journalists/experts who gets to have a tipjar
  • Thu, 22:00: RT @gamernb: Pretty happy with the latest perf run of #msquic on Windows (user mode). It doesn't mean we're done yet! Still room for improv…
  • Thu, 22:12: RT @JenMsft: Normalize telling people when you appreciate their work
  • Thu, 22:12: RT @dgurdasani1: So looks like the govt has finally designated B.1.617.2 (so-called 'Indian variant' a VOC- the PHE appears to have designa…
  • Thu, 22:13: RT @IDoTheThinking: The people "losing it all" here are wealthy homeowners paying significantly lower property taxes due to Prop 13 and hav…
  • Thu, 22:13: RT @MSFTGameStack: "Blown away!" "I got way more out of it than I was expecting!" "Excited about the state of Azure in Gaming!" What was…
  • Thu, 22:14: RT @spyscribe: This is an excellent thread, and the bias hits women without children too. I’ve had men say to my face, “Well, I had to hire…
  • Thu, 22:16: RT @dgurdasani1: VUI/VOC sequences (most accounted for by B.1.617.2 at this point) now form 9% of all sequences, and are rapidly rising. Pr…
  • Thu, 22:16: RT @dgurdasani1: The PHE appears to have now designated this as a VOC, despite having delayed release of data due to elections(!) in the mi…
  • Thu, 22:17: RT @dgurdasani1: Cases have been identified in *secondary schools* (where govt is considering stripping masks on 17th May), care homes, and…
  • Fri, 00:16: Two cats one tail https://t.co/Zijyxotq9k
  • Fri, 02:19: RT @beta_collector: These are the tickets that were used to attend the Windows 95 launch party on the Microsoft campus in Redmond! I've hea…
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