Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Mon, 12:27: I thank you for the items that you sent me: the monkey and the plywood violin!
  • Mon, 12:43: Sometimes I feel very seen by YouGov surveys... https://t.co/ZsHvChO1BQ
  • Mon, 12:50: RT @DebugPrivilege: For those that are interested: I often get questions around deploying Sysmon on endpoints and how to push to logs to Az…
  • Mon, 12:50: RT @tconnellyRTE: European Commission responds to @DavidGHFrost article in the @DailyMailUK on Sunday on the NI Protocol, in which he repea…
  • Mon, 12:51: RT @dr_nickiw: Sigh... Black women have been telling you this for the longest time. But please, do continue to interview white men on this…
  • Mon, 12:51: RT @tconnellyRTE: 2/ Spokesman @DanielFerrie said: "As President von der Leyen said recently: 'We need solutions – not soundbites – if we a…
  • Mon, 12:51: RT @tconnellyRTE: 3/ "'This is the commitment and responsibility we all took when we agreed to the Protocol. And the EU is steadfast in its…
  • Mon, 12:51: RT @tconnellyRTE: 4/ "The EU and the UK agreed – just over a year ago, after extensive negotiations – that the Protocol is the best way to…
  • Mon, 12:51: RT @tconnellyRTE: 6/ "This is a shared responsibility and we expect the UK to uphold its political commitment. Every step of the way, the…
  • Mon, 12:51: RT @tconnellyRTE: 8/ "We will continue with this engagement in order to find solutions. The various unhelpful comments in the press will no…
  • Mon, 12:53: I gave Corel a hard time about the collaboration options for the last release; they fixed everything - and drawing 3d perspective is now amazingly easy https://t.co/EaIVouaHCS
  • Mon, 13:00: RT @notameadow: Says the company who still refuses to add any type of second factor to their free-tier user accounts :) way to go wire, wa…
  • Mon, 13:03: imaginary inner monologue? that's serious social commentary around here, FT! https://t.co/Rs2SU2gYH7
  • Mon, 13:05: RT @alex: I was out irl so I missed this discourse but lol @ royalty not appreciating power reserved for the people https://t.co/WvBfTZaBXP
  • Mon, 13:05: RT @StevePeers: Folks who hate the EU arguing in a non-EU court that the EU has breached EU law. The interesting wrinkle though is that cou…
  • Mon, 13:06: RT @webaim: WebAIM’s Screen Reader User Survey is now open for responses - https://t.co/WguzCj1ElR This is a follow-up to previous surveys.…
  • Mon, 13:07: RT @NeolithicSheep: I... Does he think that publicly traded companies are nationalized? If this is a thing the right wing thinks it would e…
  • Mon, 13:08: RT @ParisDaguerre: We need to know urgently if this is true. There is no way it can possibly be economical for people to be flown in from…
  • Mon, 13:09: RT @vextape: We’ve really failed socially conscious, queer young people when we watch them celebrate censorship and sanitisation. Sex is co…
  • Mon, 13:09: RT @moorehn: You know how every two days there's a viral post that's like "why do I remember every rejection, but when I win I don't even…
  • Mon, 13:10: RT @KarlTurnerMP: Boris is corrupt. Honest opinion. Sue me.
  • Mon, 13:12: RT @ToriGlass: i sincerely wish more people understood how much of “willpower” is actually just dopamine regulation. That our in/ability to…
  • Mon, 13:13: RT @Brinkhoff_C: Windows 10, version 1803 and other editions of Windows 10 have reached end of servicing. Read more here: https://t.co/31nj
  • Mon, 13:16: RT @moorehn: Few of the people attacking journalists are engineers or coders, yeah? They're mostly VCs whose main skills are mediocrity, ov…
  • Mon, 13:19: True of any web site or publication; are you evergreen, regular or stagnant? Forest, bubbling stream or stinking pond? https://t.co/l6FPymJXGP
  • Mon, 13:32: RT @lydiadepillis: Today in the NBERs: Coal mines become *significantly* less safe for workers when their owners go public or are acquired,…
  • Mon, 13:33: RT @ibogost: You need a license to go fishing but not to deploy software at global scale.
  • Mon, 13:33: RT @terriwindling: @ghostcatbce @ColleenDoran @EllenDatlow @neilhimself Perrault's women colleagues in the fairy tale salons of 17th centur…
  • Mon, 13:34: RT @DavidHenigUK: Labour shortages are also, more than anything else, what the leave vote was about. Many people voting leave believed they…
  • Mon, 13:34: RT @Sathnam: Is there anything more basic - stupid in fact - than believing that more than 400 years of history, which peaked with us runni…
  • Mon, 13:35: RT @sentantiq: “States fail when they cannot distinguish fools from serious men” τότ’ ἔφη τὰς πόλεις ἀπόλλυσθαι, ὅταν μὴ δύνωνται τοὺς φαύ…
  • Mon, 13:35: RT @Tr0llyTr0llFace: The US should have an exemption for small money launderers allowing them to launder money until they become big enough…
  • Mon, 13:35: RT @StevePeers: Express repurposes its falsehoods - "Spain has introduced new visa rules", "Spain's new Brexit visa law" - to run an articl…
  • Mon, 13:35: RT @StevePeers: The cognitive dissonance of celebrating the UK having its own immigration policy for EU citizens, while being angry that th…
  • Mon, 13:36: RT @CoppetainPU: The US and EU to start talks on defusing current trade conflict between them Includes: steel and aluminium tariffs, and h…
  • Mon, 13:37: RT @kcarruthers: “It said that she doesn’t have any mobility issues,” Tape said. “And this is a child with brittle bones and who uses a whe…
  • Mon, 13:38: RT @charlotterlynch: Just boarded a flight to Portugal for reporting purposes for @LBC. It’s almost full. Actual announcement just now: “…
  • Mon, 13:39: RT @DavidHenigUK: We're back to the entirely random UK covid restrictions / operations phase. At least this time we have vaccinations. No w…
  • Mon, 13:39: RT @meropemills: Am posting this far too late (deadline this Thursday) but we are looking for a great editor to join us on the new Guardian…
  • Mon, 13:39: RT @codepo8: 🦮🚫🤖 "You can't automate accessibility testing" 🔗 https://t.co/uusjvnAh5G It is great to be able to run audits on web sites a…
  • Mon, 13:40: RT @Alex__Collinson: Convinced that everyone currently on a flight to Portugal is just a journalist there to report on it. Row upon row of…
  • Mon, 13:41: RT @cstross: Long thread. TLDR: diagnostic coding for Long Covid needs updating as many GPs are failing to code patients correctly—prevalen…
  • Mon, 13:42: RT @EmilyGorcenski: Ah yes stopping cancel culture with... *checks notes* cancel culture https://t.co/k7u5hfUhl6
  • Mon, 13:42: RT @katebevan: Attention fortysomethings in south London who haven't had a jab yet 👇👇 https://t.co/prb0PF2ZvF
  • Mon, 13:43: RT @chrischirp: 1. THREAD on vaccines, "Indian" variant, Bolton and the summer. Bolton currently has 18 patients in hospital with Covid,…
  • Mon, 13:43: RT @chrischirp: 4. Firstly, very likely that vaccination *does* protect well against severe illness (if it didn't, you'd expect hospital va…
  • Mon, 13:43: RT @chrischirp: 5. BUT, it's not perfect. A small percentage of vaxxed people end up in hospital after 1 or 2 doses - particularly if alr…
  • Mon, 13:43: RT @chrischirp: 6. A small percentage of a very big number is big. Doesn't mean the vaccines don't work (they do), but it's not enough if…
  • Mon, 13:43: RT @chrischirp: 7. The added complication of this variant is that it might transmit better through vaccinated people (even if it doesn't ma…
  • Mon, 13:44: RT @chrischirp: 9. The other thing is inequality in vax coverage. Vaccine uptake is lower in more deprived areas. Deprived areas are also…
  • Mon, 13:44: RT @chrischirp: 11. So yes, take the breakdown of patients by vax status in Bolton hospital as a sign that vaccines are protective against…
  • Mon, 14:48: we do see a fair amount of self-cancel culture; Basecamp is the exemplar of that too https://t.co/vBXDnaKmmc
  • Mon, 14:53: in my quest to recreate the Barefoot Coffee orange ginger cubano, I've got the orange-peel heated milk and my frenchpresso is a fine standin for the coffee; tried a small piece of flash-frozen ginger today and the flavour is right but shreds of ginger in the milk. maybe a slice?
  • Mon, 15:00: the new Apple Pride band is pretty; colours from multiple Pride flags including trans, non-binary and black/brown/HIV https://t.co/Pcz5FTb3tN
  • Mon, 15:11: When I tested Photoshop on Windows ARM the performance was excellent; nice to see it's out of beta (but still more features to be added); it doesn't coexist with current 32-bit apps but there's a workaround to install older 32-bit https://t.co/ZPpgIvSXdQ https://t.co/JVnSiuZKnx
  • Mon, 15:12: RT @mattblaze: If this year has taught us anything about election integrity, it's how critical it is to call out and not tolerate exaggerat…
  • Mon, 15:12: RT @mattblaze: The messy truth is that there are real vulnerabilities in voting systems, and while we've made important progress, there's s…
  • Mon, 15:12: RT @likeagirlinc: Get your protest shoes ready. https://t.co/1I3jzMIWjq
  • Mon, 15:13: RT @iamKSealsAllers: This is ridiculous & too common. Using Black people on the back end to validate ideas/get the right info then switch t…
  • Mon, 15:13: RT @elyktrix: The existence of vanilla JavaScript implies the existence of chocolate JavaScript.
  • Mon, 15:34: RT @WebDevLaw: This is the Mayist fantasy made real: a British internet for British people, safeguarded by British technology, free from th…
  • Mon, 15:34: RT @WebDevLaw: I said this from June 2016, & so for that matter did @rowlsmanthorpe. The Conservative vision for the UK's domestic tech sec…
  • Mon, 15:35: I think many organizations back into running a distributed system without realising it when they adopt microservices; the attempt to deal with that is why I see so much interest in service meshes, but it's still a distributed system� https://t.co/2ADYJvPzLX
  • Mon, 15:36: RT @notdred: Relative in Florida reports that Wal-Mart crowd went from 95% masked to <10% masked in a day... in a state where 35% of people…
  • Mon, 15:37: RT @LittleMxSurly: But since it’s in the UK there’s a 2000 day wait list for the light to change https://t.co/f5Wree4dSK
  • Mon, 15:38: RT @seldo: I wonder how many lists of programmatically generated random names this guy has received so far. https://t.co/HKVuYd229F
  • Mon, 15:38: RT @LibDemLords: PNQ on Ballymurphy: Lord Bruce says the Prime Minister's apology was “graceless and inadequate”. It took 50 years to reach…
  • Mon, 15:38: RT @nunixtech: Two days remaining for the few spots left to make history and be part of the first ever @DockerCon community room for WSL2⭐️…
  • Mon, 15:47: interesting that Phryne decided the view out of the window wasn't interesting just before the thunderstorm arrived; Lyra does *not* like the sound of enormous hailstones hitting the window (not that keen on it myself!)
  • Mon, 15:48: RT @lmorchard: * grapes don't drink wine * diamonds can't wear themselves * olives can't taste oil * seeds die if they don't reach the ligh…
  • Mon, 15:49: RT @chrischirp: 4.Looking at absolute weekly sequenced numbers, the rapid increase of B.1.617.2 compared to other variants (including its s…
  • Mon, 15:49: RT @chrischirp: 5.This data might still over-represent B.1.617.2 & there are ways it is could increase rapidly without being more transmiss…
  • Mon, 15:49: RT @katebevan: <extremely British tweet>fuck me, the WEATHER 🙄🙄</extremely British tweet> https://t.co/R5G6sO3gfr
  • Mon, 15:50: RT @LucidShitposts: When your security hinges on people not being curious enough to touch a black screen in passing or idly wiggle a mouse.…
  • Mon, 15:52: RT @benbrown: Just think of how much better the web would be if instead of graphic designers, it had all been designed by librarians
  • Mon, 15:52: RT @nancybaym: Geez people, giving women of color credit is the very very least you can do.
  • Mon, 15:53: RT @gcluley: Cyberinsurance giant AXA hit by ransomware attack after saying it would stop covering ransom payments https://t.co/zaKR3OBuVO
  • Mon, 15:54: RT @lsudol: Once again the critical work of women and especially black women is discounted when telling the public narrative. @60Minutes do…
  • Mon, 15:55: RT @karaswisher: Um kinda strange to leaving out obvi pioneers in this arena like @jovialjoy except that it proves the point in analog too…
  • Mon, 15:55: RT @maudnewton: Exactly. I wrote a little on this once, if anyone is unfamiliar with evangelical Christians’ fetishization of Jewishness &…
  • Mon, 15:56: RT @jovialjoy: There was an interview scheduled and on my way to receive a COVID19 test I got a last minute notification that the interview…
  • Mon, 15:56: RT @richassvc: The first thing I do when I’m looking at a company is see how many times they say “adjust” in the 10-k Uber - 178x Carvana…
  • Mon, 15:59: RT @__colematt: @0x526F63636F @ctrlshifti We can take a principled stance towards the conflict (“killing anyone is bad, whether by precisio…
  • Mon, 16:00: RT @gerhart_x: Runtime scanning of docker container, running in Hyper-V isolation mode, is working too. Good job! https://t.co/7tpyv2xFHa h…
  • Mon, 16:01: RT @RobynVinter: In my 20s I needed to sign something for the bank but my signature didn't match what they had on file. After a lot of back…
  • Mon, 16:02: RT @BrianTJackett: One more week until #MSBuild :) Lots of experts (including our Graph CPx team) will be available for 1 on 1 consultation…
  • Mon, 16:03: RT @haveigotnews: ‘Make your own informed decisions’ on social distancing, says Boris Johnson, as Government begins phase one of Operation…
  • Mon, 16:46: RT @jdooley_clt: @marypcbuk "Dude who put literally anything he was handed directly into his veins for decades complains about side effects…
  • Mon, 17:03: Ignoring the Rules Sometimes Works: I know this is how the world works, but the lack of responsibility for doing harm that's embedded in the finance system rocks me sometimes... try wilder, bolder things because returns! what even are consequences? https://t.co/p5eTEOMosA
  • Mon, 17:13: RT @FreyjaErlings: "You will be ground up into an unrecognizable homogenous mass so someone else can profit off you" sure is a message http…
  • Mon, 17:14: RT @AlexandraErin: Flashback to the time when Mitt Romney dodged policy questions as the GOP presidential candidate because he said if peop…
  • Mon, 17:14: RT @BBCHughPym: 36 and 37 year olds in England will be able to book a vaccination from tomorrow
  • Mon, 17:14: RT @gabsmashh: https://t.co/bcLxQ9HHxN
  • Mon, 17:15: RT @LibDemLords: QUEEN’S SPEECH DEBATE DAY 3: Communities, Welfare, Transport & #Environment. L. @oatesjonny: the Govt proposed nothing to…
  • Mon, 17:15: RT @fireh9lly: One of the perversities of sexism is that the job of enforcing gender roles is normally outsourced to women themselves https…
  • Mon, 17:17: RT @histoftech: When companies and institutions (almost always headed by men) erase women’s names and contributions from tech, they constru…
  • Mon, 17:17: RT @histoftech: So if you ever wonder why women got erased from the history of computing—how that could happen when in fact they were prese…
  • Mon, 17:18: RT @cgranade: Would you like 1.11 pounds of quantum computing knowledge on your desk? If so, you're in luck: you can pre-order Learn Quantu…
  • Mon, 17:18: RT @histoftech: Want to see yet another example of how women’s contributions to tech get diminished and erased in real time? Well, buckle u…
  • Mon, 17:19: RT @kibblesmith: I would argue that the very act of forcing this choice constitutes cruel and unusual punishment, well before the state-san…
  • Mon, 17:20: RT @mamikgibar: People also seem to either forget or ignore that the full "bad apple" saying is "a few bad apples spoils the whole barrel."…
  • Mon, 17:44: RT @PFemme2: i do not have it in me to have endless online conversations with baby leftists about why it’s not okay to support misogynists,…
  • Mon, 17:45: RT @JulieSBrill: "To unite, we first need to respect and accept every person as they are." @Microsoft's Jane Hesmondhalgh shares an import…
  • Mon, 17:45: RT @Roi: In reply @calcalist said, “Sponsorship opportunity!” https://t.co/E6UubKHI8K
  • Mon, 17:47: RT @ithayla: I have been silent on this for a while now because I wanted to let the sex workers or feminist advocates take the mic but damn…
  • Mon, 17:48: RT @thurrott: "As Parler returns to the App Store, its chief policy officer says posts labeled as "hate" by its AI, hidden on iOS, will be…
  • Mon, 17:57: How Lois Lew mastered IBM’s 1940s Chinese typewriter; fascinating bit of lost technology history but am I the only one that finds the writing patronising? wow, person who learned a skill still has at least some of the skill even though they're an old woman https://t.co/sgxGsX0CDQ
  • Mon, 17:58: RT @Snubs: Others responded to me asking if it was a mistake that he sent it to me? This is gaslighting on so many levels and minimizes the…
  • Mon, 17:58: RT @Snubs: He responded and apologized to the MAN who was PAYING HIM money that I am paying the company. Not the woman that he made advance…
  • Mon, 18:01: if the company lets someone go after crossing professional boundaries I think 'liability issues', but also what the liability is in human terms as well as business terms� https://t.co/up20ybAl4A
  • Mon, 18:01: RT @bdsams: May 2020: OMG virtual backgrounds are so fun May 2021: The Geneva Conventions do not require me to turn on my webcam
  • Mon, 18:01: RT @CaseyNewton: Apple and Amazon using their unlimited cash flow to subsidize ‘free’ lossless audio to music customers has big ‘Google off…
  • Mon, 18:02: RT @supreetkay: @Snubs @SwiftOnSecurity I once had a locksmith I hired persistently text me asking me out, this person literally has the ke…
  • Mon, 18:05: FBI too smart to step on rake� https://t.co/5I8x3lb6Xl
  • Mon, 18:07: RT @CDLHamma: Costco: Are you vaccinated against the deadly virus that killed over a half a million people in the US alone? You: Yes Cost…
  • Mon, 18:08: RT @unixterminal: I once used a creative commons photo of a prominent woman in open source on an article about toxicity in open source and…
  • Mon, 18:08: RT @adistanttowel: It's my dearly-held wish that the next hype cycle brings us back to delivering HTML to browsers from the server. The sin…
  • Mon, 18:09: RT @JolyonMaugham: For too long the religious right has targeted women seeking to exercise abortion rights. Councils have a duty to protect…
  • Mon, 18:09: RT @cdespinosa: You don’t have to create an anonymous Twitter account and Ghost blog—making utterly unsupported claims to be a “founder” an…
  • Mon, 18:10: RT @DavidHenigUK: Ok. now that's over did I miss any suggestion of what the UK might do to help resolve the problems of a treaty we signed,…
  • Mon, 18:10: RT @DavidHenigUK: As before, piece it all together and the UK government is saying the EU have to dismantle single market checks or Ireland…
  • Mon, 18:11: RT @DavidHenigUK: Harder for the US to choose between their own farmers and the Northern Ireland peace process than it is for the UK, which…
  • Mon, 18:17: RT @Snubs: It’s important to point out that this isn’t a one time thing. This kind of shit happens all the time to women, and it’s incredib…
  • Mon, 18:22: RT @jeremylikness: I had a great time presenting for #cosmosdbconf. I built an app that demonstrates create/read/update/delete (CRUD), conc…
  • Mon, 18:26: RT @Data4BlackLives: Along with our new report, we’ve built a micro site to help you understand: what is data capitalism and algorithmic ra…
  • Mon, 18:26: RT @k8em0: “A number of men who have been accused of and admitted to sexual misconduct have reemerged on the scene — sometimes within month…
  • Mon, 18:27: RT @BradleyWhitford: I don’t know who said this, but I want to amplify it because it is undeniable and insane. Please retweet. WHEN WE WA…
  • Mon, 18:27: RT @StevePeers: Good idea, but it's impossible to take this seriously as Lord Frost is continually directing bile at the EU, even to the po…
  • Mon, 18:27: RT @cherthedev: I'm sorry, but I'm just tired. No one is "painting" AGM as "antagonistic". He has painted himself that way, and while I d…
  • Mon, 18:30: there was SO MUCH animation and transparency back in the day (the GPU requirements and the whole lawsuit about Vista basic and how hostile it is to neurodiverse users); but the lovely easter egg that the Jim is Jim Allchin� https://t.co/Qr6beaFBXE
  • Mon, 18:31: RT @HolomedicineAsc: We are so grateful to @HoloLens and the entire Microsoft team for being instrumental in setting up the @HolomedicineAs
  • Mon, 18:31: RT @HolomedicineAsc: The @HolomedicineAsc has launched! We are open to new members and we want to hear from you. Founded by a global networ…
  • Mon, 18:31: RT @AndeKat101: Upcoming Microsoft event on 3Jun2021: MS’s Virtual Security & Compliance Summit ! 3 hours with Microsoft’s security / com…
  • Mon, 18:32: so you wear a face mask while moving around a restaurant but the virus leaves you alone while you're eating? I get rather confused by all this...� https://t.co/NEfQRjS41Z
  • Mon, 18:32: RT @GaborFari: Congratulations to @chriscapossela and his amazing team! Microsoft Named 2020’s Most Conscious Brand, Beating Pfizer, Goog…
  • Mon, 18:41: Adweek really really REALLY wants to tell Facebook that I'm looking at this page? https://t.co/L7jX6VFPup
  • Mon, 18:42: maybe we did need those impact assessments after all?� https://t.co/py7cEFiMaA
  • Mon, 18:42: RT @miwon: Happy Global Accessibility Awareness Day from Microsoft! Thursday, May 20, 2021, help us celebrate the tenth Global Accessibilit…
  • Mon, 18:43: RT @SeaRyanC: It's declassified because they don't care if you see training videos from the "Sensor Illusions 101" class they give to every…
  • Mon, 18:43: RT @SeaRyanC: The Navy released some videos of "UFOs" where the name of the video is the optical effect causing the artifact, and years lat…
  • Mon, 18:44: when your crypotcurrency investment crashes and noodles are all you can afford, make them ironic? https://t.co/may5I5Gewk
  • Mon, 19:51: whenever I see the poster for Twister I am reminded that I had the T shirt and one day I looked down at it and went OMG they even put in the cow that gets carried off and @sbisson had to tell me I had a smear of jam on my shirt and I start laughing all over again
  • Mon, 22:13: RT @CarmenCrincoli: hastag life goals https://t.co/ACzREYAdGq
  • Mon, 22:14: I don't know if I knew that Teams uses CosmosDB for all its messaging, but given how great I think CosmosDB is, I'm not surprised
  • Tue, 11:54: Unencrypted connections, password 12345678 published in the guide: �10 smartplugs make all the mistakes https://t.co/u9zshTXJEU published
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