Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

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  • Wed, 12:00: RT @threatresearch: This was a herculean effort by @thepacketrat, @AltShiftPrtScn, @markloman and the whole @SophosLabs team, who pitched i…
  • Wed, 12:02: RT @mikarv: Notable that Google previously argued that their search engine was engaged in journalism in the case establishing a right to be…
  • Wed, 12:02: RT @PrivateEyeNews: Boris v. the bailiffs? A county court judgement for unpaid debt was issued last October against one Boris Johnson, addr…
  • Wed, 12:03: RT @AdaRoseCannon: It really feels like "real men" want to solve all of their problems by using imperative programming languages because it…
  • Wed, 12:03: RT @dotMorten: It also includes an important fix for a WinUI memory leak. The ugly workaround that was needed pre-5.0.6 to get the latest S…
  • Wed, 12:04: RT @editingemily: I don’t understand why more people aren’t talking about this. They don’t supply work phones, nor give a reasonable reim…
  • Wed, 12:04: RT @worldwise001: Ok hear me out: what if we had infrastructure/technology librarians at companies? People whose entire job is to curate re…
  • Wed, 12:06: RT @Steve_MSFT: I'm hiring a Senior Software Engineer to work on OpenSSH! If interested, please apply to https://t.co/IVjdKXbVzn. Remote…
  • Wed, 12:07: RT @seldo: Open Source software is good, and desirable, for lots of reasons -- standardization, collaboration, security, trust -- that have…
  • Wed, 12:07: RT @clemensv: @seldo Running software doesn't cost $0. There are firms who have figured out how to run software for others at a price poi…
  • Wed, 12:11: Migrate before September 10, 2021 (I never saw the point of Microsoft encouraging blockchain usage, there are so few problems to which it is the answer) https://t.co/auNm93utpy
  • Wed, 12:12: RT @AndrewDGordon: PhD students, need extra funding and paid internship to help complete your dissertation? Deadline for EMEA applicants is…
  • Wed, 12:16: I wonder why Microsoft tried building a business app store organizations could use to distribute software internally... app stores flawed as they are, are a public good in some ways https://t.co/6mXU0u6B9h
  • Wed, 12:16: RT @smdiehl: Tesla has undone any environmental progress it achieved by investing in bitcoin. https://t.co/aEexFfvwlB
  • Wed, 12:18: RT @Codepope: Oi @BorisJohnson and other Tory dimwits. Here's a Royal Mail card and look at that ID bit. NO PHOTO-ID. So stop lying to peop…
  • Wed, 12:20: RT @GeorgePeretzQC: Worth noting the passage on judicial review in the background briefing to the Queen’s Speech. (Thread) https://t.co/gwH
  • Wed, 12:20: RT @GeorgePeretzQC: The concern here is again that they could have the effect of denying remedies to those affected by an unlawful decision…
  • Wed, 12:23: RT @naomi_rovnick: PR agencies: would you like to talk to my client? Please talk to my client. Me: ok Also PR agencies: could you give me…
  • Wed, 12:23: RT @JamesUpsher: @naomi_rovnick :( But also: Client: We want more coverage! PR Agency: About what? Client: We don't know, it's just impor…
  • Wed, 12:27: RT @strategistmag: @jtwentyman "My client would like to approve everything you say. Is that OK? My client suggests the following edits and…
  • Wed, 12:28: RT @Sotherans: BEALE'S: was I a good rope shop DEATH: YES BEALE'S: ...what will they do with all the unsold rope? DEATH: WHAT HUMANS ALW…
  • Wed, 12:29: RT @danbarker: They produced the ropes used on *all* of the early Everest expeditions. Here's a note from Tenzing's first Everest expediti…
  • Wed, 12:29: RT @danbarker: After 'four centuries', the shop will no longer be there in London. They'll continue online, under new ownership, but the p…
  • Wed, 12:30: RT @danbarker: @gregjmchugh Good idea! Do, before it's gone. "The London shop will be having a large clearance sale to shift a lot of stoc…
  • Wed, 14:02: the government is betting that we'll all have forgotten about the VIP lane and the shoddy PPE and the shillyshallying and the Barnard Castle double denials by spring 2022 (and then there will be no report until after the 2024 general election) https://t.co/ZbSB9Fvzxm
  • Wed, 14:08: when I was last an editor (several years ago now), I was able to offer �350/1,000 words because I thought 'I'll pay what I would want to be paid as a writer but never get'� https://t.co/0F6owzgJ8S
  • Wed, 14:08: RT @KGOrphanides: I'd say rates in the UK tech press have stagnated since 1982, but I know a number of outlets that currently pay £100 for…
  • Wed, 14:15: RT @saschagrunert: Towards stronger security defaults in #Kubernetes 🔐 With the release v1.22.0, we will add an alpha feature to enable th…
  • Wed, 14:18: RT @kmvnarayan14: Please don’t call it “Indian” variant. It is B.1.617. Naming variants after countries is dangerous and leads to hate cri…
  • Wed, 14:21: RT @LibDemLords: @SalBrinton lambasting the government in day 1 of the Queen’s Speech debate. A complete lack of ambition in their legislat…
  • Wed, 14:32: RT @garius: I accidentally ended up with a CCJ against me in my early twenties. DESTROYED my credit rating for EVERYTHING for seven years.…
  • Wed, 14:32: RT @ableemily: Today, I went into my new job to find that they’d knocked down the existing reception desk and were rebuilding it to be a be…
  • Wed, 14:32: RT @z3r0trust: No @CampbellSoupCo, this isn't what we meant when we said to implement two-factor authentication...🤦 https://t.co/BoTnzac6iW
  • Wed, 14:33: RT @jenstirrup: Customer has asked me for #DevOps certification recommendations. Other than Microsoft's AZ-400 exam, is there anything I sh…
  • Wed, 14:35: RT @monkchips: strongly suggest you join this conversation starting shortly. My colleague @drkellyannfitz is whip smart, and the @BlaBlaCar
  • Wed, 14:35: RT @arvindmurching: Appreciate the callout for @MSEdgeDev contributions to Chromium at BlinkOn 14, advancing the web platform in several a…
  • Wed, 14:36: RT @edbott: Maybe put vaccination clinics at gas stations. "Hey, as long as you're in line, how about...?" https://t.co/Wcbvk7QUVb
  • Wed, 14:36: RT @timwis: Big news: We're hiring a Head of Software Engineering at @CitizensAdvice! 🎉 Come and lead the engineering community at one of t…
  • Wed, 14:37: RT @cyb3rops: I wonder if the DarkSide victims call F-Secure for help — now that they know that the attackers used their C3 framework https…
  • Wed, 14:37: RT @PrivateEyeNews: A no-bid government contract worth £3m was handed to one of the Tory party’s favourite PR agencies last summer - so the…
  • Wed, 14:39: RT @sonniesedge: As I always maintain, React was first and foremost a recruitment tool for Facebook. Get everyone else to use your internal…
  • Wed, 14:43: RT @IanDunt: I'm sure the government is timing the covid inquiry so it reports after the next election. But the daily drip feed of damning…
  • Wed, 14:43: RT @mims: The responses to this question are the most wholesome thing I’ve seen on the internet in a long time It’s notable how many of th…
  • Wed, 14:44: RT @pmdfoster: UPDATE: Told this is now fixed! Nematodes now free to go into Rotterdam after Dutch agreed temporary fix to 31.12.21 until p…
  • Wed, 14:44: RT @LadyNaggaga: I am practicing a talk and PowerPoint supports #ClosedCaption. Turn it on the next time you are presenting https://t.co/d
  • Wed, 14:45: RT @Codepope: Riddle me this. Which Tory Donor is most likely to have a Voter ID Platform offering ready to fulfil any government requireme…
  • Wed, 14:45: RT @martinwoodward: Interesting approach when you are feeling overwhelmed but also helps your community give you feedback on what’s most im…
  • Wed, 14:45: RT @LibDemLords: Building Fire Safety PNQ: Tower block management companies refusing to sign up to the Building Safety Grant unless #leaseh
  • Wed, 14:46: RT @bsorav: When I explain my research work to young people, I am often asked, "what does it mean for a piece of software to be verified".…
  • Wed, 14:46: RT @mrjamesob: David Frost, who received a peerage after negotiating the Northern Ireland protocol, thinks that the Northern Ireland protoc…
  • Wed, 14:48: RT @aoifewhite101: Google/Fitbit EU merger review involved 1m documents from the companies, some 247,000 from Google and 828,000 from Fitbi…
  • Wed, 14:48: RT @LibDems: The UK must engage with our international partners to facilitate a de-escalation of the violence in Israel and Palestine. - @L
  • Wed, 14:49: RT @Econ_Marshall: Economists have conducted some great research demonstrating increased UI hasn’t reduced employment during the pandemic,…
  • Wed, 14:49: RT @ranavain: I'm glad that wages are going up in low-wage professions, but it's weird to me that this can be described as "unsustainable"…
  • Wed, 14:50: RT @CountBinface: Hooray for humans! Together, during the election campaign we've raised £2672 for @Shelter and £1200 for NHS-supporting ch…
  • Wed, 14:50: RT @benwood: 1/2 More details of @HMDGlobal's UK MVNO offer break cover. Airtime bundled with @NokiaMobile X20 and Nokia 3.4. A strategy I…
  • Wed, 14:50: RT @AzureFunctions: Want to help our good friends over at Azure App Service? They're looking for developers w/ or without experience on App…
  • Wed, 14:51: RT @Haggis_UK: Alastair Campbell - You're creating legislation for problems that don't exist, like electoral fraud George Eustice - Northe…
  • Wed, 14:51: RT @holly: Welp I thought it was obvious that you add pronouns as an easy way to normalise asking people for them, but apparently a tiny, f…
  • Wed, 14:52: RT @haveigotnews: After Matt Hancock says six cases of voter fraud is ‘six too many’, the UK’s 280,000 homeless people ask for a quick word.
  • Wed, 14:52: RT @vprashant1: The Station-B group in MSR Cambridge is looking for post-docs to join our team! We're working on some very interesting proj…
  • Wed, 14:52: RT @vprashant1: You can learn more about Station-B and the Health Intelligence team here: https://t.co/1OhYhZ9Tg9
  • Wed, 14:53: RT @JohnSpringford: My latest estimate is out, using the March data published this morning. It's worse than in February (trade was 5% lower…
  • Wed, 15:13: it's not a foundation, but at least there's a little more transparency coming on who controls what in chromium https://t.co/TrrTskV5rK
  • Wed, 16:16: If it will matter after today, stop talking about it in chat: we always used to have both IRC and Usenet/BBS forums and we're going to keep on needing both (whatever we call them) https://t.co/APQwZajF80
  • Wed, 18:59: RT @reckless: One really big conceptual issue in this trial is whether third-party iPhone apps are an extension of iOS and the App Store, o…
  • Wed, 19:01: WeWork has absolutely no incentive to want to get people back in offices rather than (finger in ear); oh! I'm just hearing his salary depends on it! https://t.co/SXv41crhxj
  • Wed, 19:02: RT @brendangregg: eBPF in Microsoft Windows is a big deal, not just for Microsoft, but for us in BPF. Technical decisions with BPF will con…
  • Wed, 19:02: RT @brendangregg: ... this in turn will make it easy for even more kernels to adopt BPF. (And they will need to to be competitive, as produ…
  • Wed, 19:03: RT @PriyamvadaGopal: In which Britain's Universities Minister underscores the fact that we legally (according to her) have to give a platfo…
  • Wed, 19:03: RT @PriyamvadaGopal: 'I do think that free speech is an important topic'. It's like being in a supervision with a particularly dim student…
  • Wed, 19:03: RT @DavidHenigUK: A government that thinks it is more important to legislate for a few controversialists facing possible 'no platforming' t…
  • Wed, 19:03: RT @sbisson: Over at @InfoWorld I take a dive into Microsoft's web components initiative, FAST Components. Use Microsoft's own design style…
  • Wed, 19:05: RT @BenJam: Today @octoboxio gave $10,000 to its dependencies to highlight that it's just as important to support the software we *use* as…
  • Wed, 19:06: RT @nikitabier: My response every time a startup is afraid to tell me their idea because I work for a big company: https://t.co/DsBwESjlIA
  • Wed, 19:06: RT @nthonyChu: So excited that @AzureStaticApps is now GA! New features today: ✨ Support for root / apex custom domains! ✨ New Standard pl…
  • Wed, 19:07: RT @PimlicoPlumbers: @mrjamesob Bad luck for the next resident of number 10. Those things haunt an address long after the miscreant respons…
  • Wed, 19:07: RT @secondleif: Just rolled out to all users on iOS and Android. Use Lens directly from Assignments. For students to easily crop and rotate…
  • Wed, 19:13: come for the bit where Tesla says it has level 2 rather than your actual self driving, stay for the bit where Andrew Ng admits that AI is *highly* dependent on the situation it was developed and applied in https://t.co/6ZmNd1qahV https://t.co/uTdxWUsesR
  • Wed, 19:27: RT @monkchips: "things aren't going to just snap back... for everyone that thinks they're just going to be getting on planes again, maybe t…
  • Thu, 03:17: RT @KimCrayton1: Lack of inclusion is a risk, and increasingly a crisis, management issue AND THIS WORLDVIEW IS NOT NEW IN TECH This is wh…
  • Thu, 03:17: RT @Carnage4Life: A few days ago, security researchers found an unsecured ElasticSearch database exposing 200,000 people being paid for fak…
  • Thu, 03:18: RT @majornelson: Xbox Party Chat will soon support transcribing speech into text and synthesis of speech from text but Xbox Insiders can ch…
  • Thu, 03:19: RT @jeffreykalvass: Another supported account type in the new Outlook! We definitely heard from the POP users out there. Please let us know…
  • Thu, 03:22: RT @rmondello: A really important part of fixing any problem or error is addressing, whenever possible, how the problem was ever allowed to…
  • Thu, 03:23: RT @zerdeve: On trying to turn academia into a gig economy. I largely agree w this thoughtful thread. This point on entitlement particularl…
  • Thu, 03:23: RT @jeremiahg: The InfoSec industry will largely praise the EO, and see it as a sign of victory, but they’re also quick to blame the custom…
  • Thu, 03:28: RT @killedbygoogle: How many Scaramucci’s did that Apple hire survive?
  • Thu, 03:30: RT @lizthegrey: the Damore situation didn't end with his firing. It's still not over almost 4 goddamn years later for myself, @rakyll, and…
  • Thu, 03:30: RT @lizthegrey: remember: it isn't over for the workers who spoke out against him. they're going to face backlash and accusations that the…
  • Thu, 03:31: RT @kossnocorp: 🧵 How date-fns came about A story of open-source raised from 0 to 42M npm downloads a month. A story of burnout, stress,…
  • Thu, 03:35: RT @QuinnyPig: There must be an absolutely massive @awscloud surcharge to get your logo removed from the list of Managed Blockchain referen…
  • Thu, 11:56: RT @GigWC: Huge news for gig workers in Spain: 1. They’ve been properly classified as employees. 2. The companies must be transparent an…
  • Thu, 11:57: RT @FutureWorkInst: ...The ethos, practices and business models that emerged within the gig economy have been packaged up and made availabl…
  • Thu, 11:57: RT @FutureWorkInst: Algorithmic systems are being used across the economy to control fundamental aspects of work. ‘Work’ is being redefined…
  • Thu, 11:57: RT @FutureWorkInst: Work has become a site of experimentation in changing human behaviour and relationships through needless acquisition an…
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