Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Tue, 13:54: RT @flying_rodent: A really helpful incident this one, one of the few that caused huge public outrage and demonstrated that if it comes dow…
  • Tue, 13:54: RT @flying_rodent: Interesting that the Tories were willing to take a kicking over free school meals repeatedly, then issue a climb down (l…
  • Tue, 14:00: Remember, Build is a developer conference; platform and service news will be slanted towards integrations and options for developers rather than user features https://t.co/FgUxQWh6HH
  • Tue, 14:01: RT @cstross: Ein Reich, Ein Volk, Ein F�hrer. Sunlit Uplands! Brexit uber alles! (Etc.) https://t.co/84kgIImbml
  • Tue, 14:01: RT @alexhillman: Here’s a few ways that developers (or anybody, really) can break these bad copywriting habits. First and foremost, remem…
  • Tue, 14:01: RT @alexhillman: Next, get clear about WHO you are writing for. If you’re not sure, or you have multiple options. Pick one. At the early…
  • Tue, 14:02: RT @alexhillman: If you’re really struggling to figure out the right words, spend some time reading the way your audience talks about their…
  • Tue, 14:02: RT @alexhillman: Instead of trying to nail a headline in 3-5 words, write out a few full sentences or paragraphs. Give yourself more space…
  • Tue, 14:02: RT @alexhillman: Don’t try to get people excited about your product in a headline. The headline’s job isn’t to get them thinking about your…
  • Tue, 14:07: Similarly, if you're stuck on the beginning, start in the middle or at the end and go back. Often you will find you wrote down the important bit and that *is* your beginning, or at least it's inside what you wrote https://t.co/GVg1bBrQlv
  • Tue, 14:08: If you really love them, save your darlings to use on twitter ;) https://t.co/JbQzsnGaSy
  • Tue, 14:09: RT @auto_schmidt: .@VWGroup's 12-month cumulative West European BEV electric car volume now double that of @Tesla's according to exclusive…
  • Tue, 14:09: RT @LibDemLords: The Home Office say they are refusing entry to arrivals with criminal records, however, the UK does not have access to the…
  • Tue, 14:10: RT @philipjcowley: In line with the BSA, we find plurality support for increases in tax and spending, and almost no desire for a reduction.…
  • Tue, 14:12: RT @philipjcowley: There isn't a ‘public good, private bad’ worldview, and even less the opposite. It's conditional: the public need to be…
  • Tue, 14:12: RT @philipjcowley: Then, about half of the change group want things to change in a "political" way; some expressed that explicitly like the…
  • Tue, 14:12: RT @philipjcowley: Almost one in five changers saw the change in terms of more WFH/time with their family. https://t.co/5AhrjNv4jH
  • Tue, 14:14: RT @carlquintanilla: JPMORGAN, on #Bitcoin: “.. the pace and magnitude of the unwind thus far does look somewhat eerily similar” to 2018. T…
  • Tue, 14:14: RT @Mij_Europe: So Le Pen wants to pull out of NATO & normalise relations with Russia. Unsurprising. She has been reliant on Russian money…
  • Tue, 14:14: RT @hpc_will: The Arm ARM (Architecture Reference Manual) supplements for Armv9-A and SVE have been published! Congrats to my architecture…
  • Tue, 15:25: RT @SebastianEPayne: NEW: The Conservative Party says it will accept all the recommendations set out by Singh investigation into Islamophob…
  • Tue, 15:30: RT @nadinebh_: This is so grim, solidarity with Nadia. Speaking out about mental illness is so hard, and for it to be the subject of ridic…
  • Tue, 15:30: RT @stand_for_all: Fantastic news. The only purpose of these evictions was to cause harm. No-one should be forced to be homeless, particula…
  • Tue, 15:31: RT @ultimateboy: Hello #MicrosoftBoulder (opening in July)! https://t.co/yFzXlwh4Im
  • Tue, 15:37: RT @juliaioffe: Mikhail Baryshnikov, the ballet dancer who defected from the USSR to the US, apparently always checked the flight path befo…
  • Tue, 15:37: RT @BuffyBlogs: “Unlike Bitcoin, a nice Colonial armoire will not disappear when the blockchain is corrupted.” — New Ethan Allen ad https:/…
  • Tue, 15:39: RT @EngineMarvelous: Finished another zoetrope. This time I wanted to make a tribute to one of the greatest animators, Hayao Miyazaki. #Stu
  • Tue, 15:41: RT @bryanl: You know why testing is hard for beginners? Because they approach it as a way to validate instead of design. Hard to test could…
  • Tue, 15:41: RT @stacyfmitchell: In the shadow of DoorDash & Grubhub, dozens of entrepreneurs have launched local food delivery services. In a new rep…
  • Tue, 15:42: RT @stacyfmitchell: While DoorDash, Grubhub, Postmates, and Uber Eats charge restaurants exorbitant fees and engage in deceptive practices,…
  • Tue, 15:42: RT @airercode500: I will enjoy watching this company get regulated out of existence 🍻 https://t.co/ArUSXg3wB1
  • Tue, 15:42: RT @never_released: ARM says: +40% ST perf over Core i5-1135G7 for Cortex-X2.
  • Tue, 15:42: RT @fintanr: This space is getting busier and busier. https://t.co/Ps3L0mzIBG
  • Tue, 15:42: RT @waldojaquith: The state insurance commissioner is gonna fillet this outfit like a fish when you deny somebody’s homeowners insurance cl…
  • Tue, 15:43: RT @machineiv: When we talk about “public decency at Pride” we’re really talking about the same thinking that literally makes homosexuality…
  • Tue, 15:45: RT @Carnage4Life: Today is the anniversary of George Floyd’s death. Companies pledged a total of $50B on racial justice in the wake of his…
  • Tue, 15:46: RT @unixterminal: I am not making any promises and have no insider knowledge if it's the same this year (0 promises), but historically #MSB
  • Tue, 15:46: RT @mark_riedl: You don't say >> "A new report from FICO and Corinium has found that many companies are deploying various forms of AI throu…
  • Tue, 15:46: RT @UpFromTheCracks: How do we clock the 60 minutes erasure of Black computer scientists alongside those getting 60 years? How do we build…
  • Tue, 15:47: RT @swyx: 💡A really great way to start a new job is to volunteer to write tests: ✅ There are never enough tests ✅ Coworkers will be gratef…
  • Tue, 15:47: RT @unixterminal: For more WSL fun, check out this Q&A with @benhillis, @shanselman, and Mousumi Hazra of @IntelSoftware, tomorrow, Wednesd…
  • Tue, 15:47: RT @AlbertoCairo: A freedom to not get vaccinated conflicts with the freedom not to be put at risk by somebody else's idiocy. The latter…
  • Tue, 15:49: RT @MisterSlang: Reading ‘Pierce Egan’s Life in London’, the great 'sporting' journalist’s paper of 1824-27. A few discoveries that will s…
  • Tue, 15:50: RT @noopkat: these are like the comments in a codebase full of technical debt https://t.co/pYBS4l7tio
  • Tue, 15:50: RT @MarkXA: Reminder for students in the UK, free Microsoft training and certification in data, AI, Office and Azure (including usage credi…
  • Tue, 15:50: RT @unixterminal: One of the #MSBuild sessions I am most excited for: 'What's new in Windows 10 for ALL developers' is tomorrow, Wednesday,…
  • Tue, 15:51: RT @_alialkhatib: 2 years ago i told a professor at stanford that elevating bad people simply because they have status & power demonstrates…
  • Tue, 15:51: RT @_alialkhatib: stanford promoted ullman despite his public demonstration of his unfitness as a mentor. the ACM granted him $500k & their…
  • Tue, 15:51: RT @adamrangpr: The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has asked the Mayor of Riga to take down the old Belarusian flags associated…
  • Tue, 15:52: RT @stand_for_all: Nothing but respect for @NadiaWhittomeMP. It takes an enormous amount of courage to open up about mental health, and hop…
  • Tue, 15:52: RT @kswansondesign: Correction on my part: it's not a team of 40 designers, but right around 20, spanning across areas of the authoring/can…
  • Tue, 15:55: Arm has hired too many good people and needs not to hire anyone for a while: makes sense but why cut wellbeing benefits? seems kind of mean� https://t.co/pc4tt6K38K
  • Tue, 15:56: RT @ajeetsraina: DYK? Docker Compose is now in the Docker CLI. $ docker compose version Docker Compose version 2.0.0-beta.1 https://t.co/
  • Tue, 15:56: RT @WinObs: Actively exploited macOS 0-day let hackers take screenshots of infected Macs | Ars Technica https://t.co/Nes9meA3Yk
  • Tue, 15:56: RT @SQLCATalyst: It is BUILD time. Join me, @AnalyticAnna and @mauridb for a round table conversation on developing applications on Azure…
  • Tue, 15:58: RT @Carnage4Life: Learning React before understanding HTML is breaking people’s brains. This code creates an onclick handler which preven…
  • Tue, 15:59: RT @cherthedev: Linking to content vs performing an action isn't necessarily the best way to think about <a /> vs <button />. There are ti…
  • Tue, 15:59: RT @KennyEvil: @IanDunt Come on, it's not like we have any recent examples of agreements being reached, forced through parliament at the la…
  • Tue, 16:00: RT @denisersalmeida: 📢 PhD Research Survey - Looking for Participants📢 Hello! My name is Denise and I am approaching the 4th year of my lo…
  • Tue, 16:00: RT @tomscocca: Poynter watched a cynical right-wing brigade use long-established mobbing tactics to panic a major news organization into fe…
  • Tue, 18:33: RT @scottgal: "The customer says it's impossible that you have 20 years C# development experience" https://t.co/AdiUwqVTEe
  • Tue, 18:35: RT @scottgal: Me: "What's the band for the role?" Interviewer: "That depends on how much you impress us" Me "Thanks for your time, this rol…
  • Tue, 18:36: RT @_artesean: BBC interviewer:- 'How did Singapore handle pandemic so well?' Singapore Health Official:- 'Question should be "How did UK…
  • Tue, 18:39: RT @EmmaKennedy: Oliver Dowden warns the BBC to “project British values” or lose license fee. Which “British values”? Giving your mate bu…
  • Tue, 18:39: RT @EmmaKennedy: I think what Oliver Dowden really means by “project British values” is “stop holding us to scrutiny and no more jokes abo…
  • Tue, 18:40: RT @thisisinsider: Trump's Scottish golf courses face potential 'unexplained wealth order' as legal challenge seeks investigation into thei…
  • Tue, 18:57: Microsoft talking about bankers in financial services needing to 'source liquidity' and I'm like 'does that mean they're going to the pub?' #MSBuild
  • Tue, 19:07: RT @marcduiker: 👋 Hi #MSBuild! I'll make #pixelart versions of all the hosts and post them in this 🧵: 1/ @donasarkar https://t.co/S72sMc0t
  • Tue, 19:08: RT @markrussinovich: We've published a slew of Sysinternals updates today. Process Monitor with dark mode, new Sysmon filtering and bug fix…
  • Tue, 19:08: RT @clemensv: Say "Hello!" to #Azure #EventHubs PREMIUM in Public Preview. It looks like it's just a new pricing tier, but it really is a…
  • Tue, 19:09: RT @clemensv: With Event Hubs Premium (EHP), we are introducing the 3rd generation of the Azure Event Hubs backend. While the new broker sh…
  • Tue, 19:09: RT @clemensv: Consequence: We will always replicate your messages/events to three machines spread across availability zones and we will ens…
  • Tue, 19:09: RT @clemensv: Weird stuff happens. Entire states can lose electric power for weeks and generator fuel supplies might end up running low. An…
  • Tue, 19:09: RT @clemensv: Great performance also needs to be predictable and consistent. With Service Bus Premium, we introduced a "cluster-in-cluste…
  • Tue, 19:09: RT @clemensv: Since our clusters run on at least 32 VMs and span availability zones (AZ), you are getting AZ protection from the 1st PU, bu…
  • Tue, 19:10: RT @clemensv: EH Dedicated remains our option for very large workloads. We have several customers who push in excess of 2 Gigabytes per sec…
  • Tue, 19:10: RT @clemensv: We feel very good about the predictability of the new storage engine, because the new architecture pulls the control of the "…
  • Tue, 19:15: How many Builds? We didn't make it one year but these are all the OneNote sections I have for Build, PDC and MIX (not to mention other Microsoft events) #MSBuild https://t.co/N5p4W5qI7A
  • Tue, 19:56: hey Microsoft folks, who do I know on the event site side? I want to get the people doing this page for #MSBuild to talk to the people who did the same page for the Biz Apps Summit because *they* had real transcripts not captions and now I'm sad not to have real transcripts https://t.co/47WHrIJeki
  • Tue, 20:12: Epic in court: official app stores are old and tired Microsoft: enterprises can have their own official app stores inside Teams
  • Tue, 21:03: RT @DrAndrewThaler: I got a ton of flack when I said my big problem with Tesla is that they're approaching cars like smartphones with dispo…
  • Tue, 21:30: when your bank doesn't let your browser autofill your password from its password manager but will let you copy the password out of the password manager and paste it in, they just hate users and want to make it easy for them to make a mistake and get frustrated
  • Tue, 22:47: RT @RicksterCDN: @andrewbaker05 @marypcbuk @markrussinovich Yup - @markrussinovich let the news drop... Sysinternals to the rescue of RDCMa…
  • Tue, 22:51: interesting point from IDC about the semiconductor shortages: "There is a common denominator across the parts in short supply (auto ICs, sensors, PMICs, display drivers), which is that they use the same technology of 40nm or older nodes."
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