Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
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  • Sun, 14:19: RT @Conflicts: BREAKING: Reports Belarus has diverted a Ryanair flight flying over its territory and forced it to land in Minsk, before arr…
  • Sun, 14:20: RT @Conflicts: @pr0tez MORE: Russian media reports a fighter jet was sent to escort the aircraft on the orders of President Lukashenko. htt…
  • Sun, 14:20: RT @_s_hari: Assuming the employee did not do it out of malice, this is exactly what human error looks like. In this case it was DNS ergo t…
  • Sun, 14:21: RT @eevee: "ignore the bullies and they'll stop" really means "i wish you would stop talking about this problem so i could ignore it", 100%…
  • Sun, 14:23: RT @eevee: kind of frustrating that heteronormative nonsense is so pervasive that even fellow queer folks interpret references to queer sex…
  • Sun, 14:24: RT @GrumpyYetAmusin: Once again, the UK is becoming a cautionary tale for the rest of the West https://t.co/oyz0pzFnFS
  • Sun, 14:25: RT @RidT: Insane. It looks like the government in Minsk, Belarus, forced down a plane *flying from one EU country to another* in order to a…
  • Sun, 14:26: RT @AllyFogg: Striking how they are presenting this story as "Officials are worried that Cummings will reveal what happened" and not "This…
  • Sun, 14:29: RT @dsymetweets: I'm happy to finally get this sorted out. List/array comprehensions in F# are fantastically expressive and have good perf…
  • Sun, 14:29: RT @msuriar: The decision to decrypt rather than reinstall and restore from backup is presumably being taken after weighing the risk vs tim…
  • Sun, 14:29: RT @msuriar: Backup/restore infrastructure typically isn't set up to do large amounts of restores in parallel. Typically you plan for havi…
  • Sun, 14:29: RT @msuriar: Note: decryption only gets healthcare facilities back up and running. None of the impacted machines can be trusted to process…
  • Sun, 14:29: RT @msuriar: The process for each machine probably looks something like: - decrypt machine - copy data off to trusted storage nearby - rein…
  • Sun, 14:30: RT @msuriar: Another thing: presumably the newly reinstalled machines will be running fully patched operating systems, to minimise the risk…
  • Sun, 14:31: This is less likely as you move to the "as a service" OS model of frequent updates with smaller changes but it can be a big thing to get onto that model in the first place https://t.co/a4ij7G6YTc
  • Sun, 14:33: RT @yvesalexandre: "Anonymized" mobile phone data used to analyze vaccinated users' mobility behavior in the UK. A thread ⬇️ https://t.co/C
  • Sun, 14:33: RT @yvesalexandre: Second, how do they know who has been vaccinated 💉? Mobile phone numbers were not shared. Instead, they used a proxy: ha…
  • Sun, 14:33: RT @yvesalexandre: Third, analysis (Table 2.1). They compute and report @martikagv's radius of gyration disaggregated by gender and perform…
  • Sun, 14:33: RT @yvesalexandre: This might be legally ok (notwithstanding ethical concerns) if solid technical, administrative, and legal safeguards are…
  • Sun, 14:34: RT @yvesalexandre: Note: The government's response also seems to include weird statements such as that it's "cell tower level of anonymised…
  • Sun, 14:36: The number one mistake in coding and across tech generally is assuming that everyone else is just like you. Never mind distributed systems; this is the * really* hard thing https://t.co/NUzbiw5pFr
  • Sun, 14:37: RT @FridaGhitis: Belarus dictatorship apparently made a false bomb claim to force a plane to divert so it could arrest a journalist. Journa…
  • Sun, 14:40: RT @KimAtiWagner: If anyone is interested in trying to understand the politics behind the current celebration of the British Empire, I wrot…
  • Sun, 14:40: RT @histoftech: Omfg. This is an actively dangerous “feature” to deploy: it would mean people getting attacked would never see it coming wh…
  • Sun, 14:41: RT @mathcolorstrees: Got a story for you. Years ago when I was a new PhD grad working at Twitter, there was a director of product who had s…
  • Sun, 14:41: RT @mathcolorstrees: I kept getting the same results. And if anyone asked me, I’d have said his solution wasn’t going to change abuser beha…
  • Sun, 14:41: RT @mathcolorstrees: I’ve been managing teams of engineers and data scientists for a few years now. But the remnants of that first experien…
  • Sun, 14:41: RT @mathcolorstrees: Those eng and product leaders stayed a while and then moved on to the next hot startup and accrued connections and wea…
  • Sun, 14:41: RT @mathcolorstrees: (P.S. I think Twitter has come a long way in terms of cleaning up the timeline from the days of gamergate. Still would…
  • Sun, 14:43: RT @EvansTheCrime: Remember folks, the damage caused by Brexit is never the fault of the people who campaigned for, negotiated, and impleme…
  • Sun, 14:43: RT @PrivacyMatters: If as is suggested the data came from @ThreeUK, as an ex-DPO for Three U.K. and 3 Ireland, and as the ex-Director of pr…
  • Sun, 14:43: RT @joncstone: Home Office considers charging EU citizens fee to visit Britain https://t.co/APNnCueBmB
  • Sun, 14:46: RT @nvonwestenholz: First of all, though, it’s interesting that Lawson quickly appeals to Australian High Commissioner George Brandis in de…
  • Sun, 14:46: RT @nvonwestenholz: However, concerningly a number of MPs simply cut and paste his points in corresponding with constituents who had expres…
  • Sun, 14:46: RT @nvonwestenholz: Now, 2% of UK beef production would be 18,000 tonnes. Australian exports of beef currently amount to about 1,400,000 to…
  • Sun, 14:46: RT @nvonwestenholz: They may not. They may. Which is important, because once the trade deal is signed, there’s no going back if you don’t l…
  • Sun, 14:47: RT @nvonwestenholz: So focusing just on the terms of the Australian deal demonstrates a lack of grasp of the detail of where we are with UK…
  • Sun, 14:47: RT @nvonwestenholz: And then we come to the “cheap food” argument. Brexit was all about cheap food apparently. Regardless of the fact that…
  • Sun, 14:47: RT @nvonwestenholz: Lawson then goes on to say UK farmers are heavily subsidised. He seems only vaguely aware that the old CAP subsidy syst…
  • Sun, 14:48: RT @nvonwestenholz: But the issue is often not about safety. One case in point. Australia does a roaring trade in live animal exports. The…
  • Mon, 02:55: @cstross I keep getting bitten by this short story idea with the most elaborate and extravagant attempts by someone to encode their crypto key unforgettably in architecture, nature etc, all of which fail. Like an entire town, but the builders skimp on it...
  • Mon, 02:56: RT @erikbryn: Narrative Violation Alert: California has lower middle-class taxes than Texas. https://t.co/XdxnN8rSck https://t.co/iHsIOgqR
  • Mon, 02:58: RT @Billbrowder: Ryanair’s statement fails to mention that 6 people didn’t continue on to Vilnius: Roman Protasevich, the Belarusian opposi…
  • Mon, 02:59: RT @jarango: I don't understand Google's approach to product strategy. There are tremendous advantages to stewarding a healthy ecosystem. G…
  • Mon, 02:59: RT @d_feldman: Q: Aren't you worried that with millions of people going into software development, all over the world, there will just be t…
  • Mon, 03:01: RT @veenadubal: There are many things wrong w/ the NY gig worker bill (takes away hourly min wage, OT, state UI, state WC; deprives workers…
  • Mon, 03:02: RT @AVindman: Good thread on events in Belarus. Yes, the Gov. of Belarus forcing down a Ryanair flight to detain an opponent is a Human Rig…
  • Mon, 03:04: RT @haneenalhassoun: Thread: The story of Emily Wilder terrifies me. If it hasn’t been clear yet, I am a Palestinian-Canadian journalist. B…
  • Mon, 03:04: RT @ARossP: Are these scientist friends also girlfriends you wouldn't know because they go to a different school and live in Canada? https:…
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